Running for its sixth year, the Drink Dine Design Award was open to emerging designers who had completed a design or study program in South Australia in the last five years. Focusing on South Australia’s reputation for great food, wine and dining experiences, the award offered a $3000 prize and direct entry into the Design Institute of Australia Awards to the most innovative and exciting product.

Oysters five ways design project

To support submission preparation, Match Studio offered an elective open to both graduate and undergraduate students across all disciplines. Throughout the course, students heard from industry professionals, gained critical feedback during concept development and final submissions and undertook workshops on how to write ‘artist statements’, and correctly document and present their work in a professional context.

Finalists’ works was exhibited at the Adelaide Airport in a specially designed installation developed by Grieve Gillet Anderson Architects and was showcased at the Adelaide Review Hot 100 South Australian Wines event.