Learn about modernism through forgotten émigré designers of the mid-20th century
In a comprehensive exhibition, the Museum of Sydney is showcasing the work of designers who emigrated to Australia in the 1920s and 1930s, bringing with them European ideas and diversity. These designers were involved in many industries including architecture and interior and furniture design. The exhibition aims to highlight Australia’s rich migration history and the achievements of designers who joined our community. The exhibition features photographs from the Max Dupain archive as well as original furniture and design pieces. The exhibition will highlight the heritage and legacy of Sydney’s émigré design community, introducing the public to lost influences that shaped the city.