Case Studies
Stage Sets/Costumes


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The Holy See
The Artist and the Patron
Mutiny on the Bounty
Southampton Dock-FS88
Living Together-FS88
Te Papa Tongarewa
Brambuk Cultural Centre
Bowali Visitor Centre
Warradjan Cultural Centre
Toolangi Forest Centre
A Show of Puppets
Capex ‘96
John Curtin
Colonial Alphabet
Little Horrors
Best Design
Polish Posters
Australia 99 Stamp Expo
Blessed Be The Work
Romance of Judaica
Department of NRE
Dorrigo National Park
Rutherglen Wine Centre

Title: First State 88 – Southampton Dock
Location: Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney
Exhibition Design: Desmond Freeman Associates
Project Designer: Rosemary Simons
Client: Darling Harbour Authority

Design Notes: The ‘First State 88’ collection of installations presented many design challenges including the creation of period settings in a new building.

Review: “More than one million people have seen it (First State 88) since it opened in March.” (John Stapleton Sydney Morning Herald 2/7/89).

Note: (Desmond Freeman, previously with DFA and now Freeman Design Partners)
Project Manager: Campbell Group
Fabricator: Campbell Group
Scenic Artist: Ned McCann
Photographer: John Skarratt

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