Art and Design Links

200 Free Art Books online
– The Guggenheim Museum has put more than 200 free books online as part of a project to digitize its art books and exhibition catalogues

Freestyle: new Australian design for living
– work and stories of 40 Australian designers from the fields of furniture, lighting, textiles, homewares, fashion, jewellery and accessories. From the Powerhouse Museum

Google Art Project
– high resolution images – search or browse artworks, artists, collections and galleries

Jam Factory
–  view outstanding design and craftsmanship in Jam Factory studios, galleries and shops

National Gallery of Australia
– view collection galleries and special exhibitions

Milwaukee Art Museum

V&A Museum
– museum of art and design. Search by subject or period and style

YouTube Art history video
– from ancient Greek sculpture to post-modernism


Image reference:
Hans 2008, Milwaukee Art Museum, Photograph, Flickr, accessed 11 January 2014, <>, Creative Commons license: <>.

Tiwi Island Arts

Bima Wear
– traditional Aboriginal art and fabrics from the women of Bathurst Ilsand

Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander textiles
– from the Powerhouse Museum

Tiwi Design
– examples of Tiwi textile designs. Information about the Tiwiw Islands, traditions, arts and ceremonies

Australian Designers

Sourcing the muse
– journeys of eight Australian fashion designers from inspiration to creation. From Powerhouse Museum

Akira Isowaga
– includes biography, philosophy and chronology of career, collections

Alannah Hill Designs
– links to biography, boutiques, collections

Alexander Lotersztain
– profile and designs

– about Rina Bernabei and Kelly Freeman, exhibitions, products and projects

Brian Steendyk
– architecture, product design, landscape, interior and urban design

Charles Wilson
– profile and designs. From Woodmark

F!nk and Co
– information on the design company and links to products including descriptions

Khai Liew
– profile and furniture designs

Australian Designers

Korban Flaubert
– profile and products

Nicola Cerini
– includes profile, handbag designs

Preston Zly Design
– handmade designer shoes and boots

Prue Venables
– short biography, interview with Craft Australia and examples of work. From Jam Factory

– story behind the label. Collections

Stefan Lie
– biography and examples of furniture, objects, jewelry and exhibitions

Vixen Australia
– fashion and textile designer