Design a Healing Living Space with Rina Bernabei

Heading into winter Australian Design Centre presents a series of workshops designed to make space for healing through making. A fast paced world with a relentless news cycle can feel overwhelming. Making may be the antidote you need to change pace. In this workshop participants will learn new skills for slow making by hand.

How can we create soothing and restorative living spaces? How do objects and furnishings impact emotions? Using a toolbox of objects, materials, and textures, designer and educator Rina Bernabei will guide participants through the design process to produce a sensorial mood board for a healing home space. Everything will be provided, and no prior skills are necessary.

About Rina Bernabei
Rina Bernabei has worked as Senior Lecturer in Industrial Design at the University of New South Wales for 26 years, as well as in design studios in Sydney and Milan. She is co-director of bernabeifreeman, whose award-winning design work has been featured in many exhibitions both locally and internationally.

Image: Rina Bernabei, Heal Your Home. Photo: Courtesy of the Artist

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This event will be documented with photography and/or video and the images/footage may be shared online. By attending the event you understand that you may be photographed/videoed and you give permission for the images/footage to be shared online for promotional purposes.


There is a ramp at the side entrance of ADC (Palmer St) and wheelchair-accessible toilet on the lower gallery level. Access to the lower level is through the main entrance off William St. Please ask our friendly staff for assistance. A full gallery Access statement is available to download from the ADC website.


05 Jul 2024


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm



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Australian Design Centre
101/113-115 William Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

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