Sam is an Industrial Designer and Educator, holding the position of Lecturer of Design at the University Of Canberra. His work centres on the possibilities of technology as tools to address the contemporary challenges of waste and over-consumption while exploring new object typologies.
Currently engaged in a range of projects from robotic additive manufacturing paradigms, composite waste recycling and the “hyper-localisation” of manufacturing, his process is driven by creative experimentation sitting at the Intersection of materials and production techniques; both traditional and emergent.
Sam Is a founding member of the Design Collective Canberra design lab.
RECENT EXHIBITIONS / WORKS
2020 - "Material Subjects" - Co-Curator - Adytum, Braddon - w / Lyn Norton
2020 - "Dickson Living Rooms" - Installation / Pavillion - w / UC + Canberra Design Lab.
2019 - "Dark Crafts Pavillion " - Pavillioon - w / UC + Canberra Design Lab.
2019 - "Welcome to Wasteland - Exhibited works (Wintermute Turntable) - w / Friends and Associates.
2014 - Designcraft: Craft + Design Award - Canberra Design Festival (TOMKINS + PEOPLES - Company Bowls).
2014 - DIA Graduate Of The Year Award (GOTYA) - NSW/ACT - Industrial Design.
2013 - Michael Bryce Award For Design Excellence.
2012 - Winner - INNOVATION ACT Trophy Design Competition.
2012 - Shortlisted - CSIRO Titanium Challenge - "Foldable Titanium Crutches."