Bright Bold Boundless: Designing the Queen's Baton

Bright Bold Boundless

Explore the fascinating story behind the iconic Queen’s Baton for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Bright Bold Boundless takes you into the heart of Brisbane-based Designworks’ best-practice approach to designing the Queen’s Baton. Sift through early sketches, video diaries and interviews to unearth the inspiration behind the Baton’s unique design and technological capabilities.

Learn about the creative use of natural fibres and plastics rescued from Gold Coast beaches that form part of this ‘smart’ Baton’s structure. Study exclusive prototypes of the 2018 Baton and explore images of the relay journey across the Commonwealth, as well as rarely-seen Batons from past Commonwealth Games events in Australia.

From sports fans to design minds, Bright Bold Boundless: Designing the Queen’s Baton offers an opportunity to see up close sporting memorabilia of the highest order and discover an example of Australian design at its most creative.

Visit baton.slq.qld.gov.au for more information.

Starts:
1st Mar 2018 10:00am-5:00pm
Runs:
Every day, until 28th Oct 2018
Venue:
Asia Pacific Design Library, level 2, State Library, Stanley Place, South Bank
Cost:
Free
More information:
Asia Pacific Design Library
Mon to Fri 9:00am–5:00pm 3842 9477
asiapacificdesignlibrary@slq.qld.gov.au

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