INDEX, the annual graduate exhibition of RMIT’s Interior Design program,
will be hosted this year by leading South African furniture and lifestyle
Celebrating its 30th year, the INDEX exhibition this year will feature over
70 RMIT Interior Design students who will be showcasing their graduating works
at the Weylandts Melbourne showroom.
The INDEX 2014 exhibition will be open to the public from 16th to 19th
November. The INDEX event attracts a cross-section of Melbourne’s interior
design community including students, alumni, industry suppliers and
manufacturers as well as interested members of the public, with over 1,000
people expected to attend the Opening Night on 14 November.
The INDEX interior design exhibition features thesis projects from each
graduating student, individually representing design explorations of personal
significance and collectively aiming to challenge assumptions and propose new
ways of thinking about the future of interior design.
Weylandts CEO and owner, Chris Weylandt explains that supporting and
fostering new talent is an important part of the Weylandts philosophy. He
observes that raw talent is not exposed to too many external influences, and
results in some of the most creative and unique works.
INDEX 2014 marks a significant milestone for RMIT as the event enters
its 30th year, and celebrates the success of the program since its inception in
According to RMIT Program Director, Roger Kemp, several RMIT Interior
Design alumni have gone on to achieve huge success in the industry, noting that
INDEX is a significant moment for their students to showcase their major
projects and get the exposure they deserve.
Mr Kemp adds that RMIT is proud to be partnering with Weylandts this
year for INDEX 2014 and believes the Weylandts showroom offers the right
atmosphere for the event.
INDEX exhibition Opening Night is 14th November 2014 and is open to the
public from 7pm. The exhibition continues from 16th to 19th November 2014.
Weylandts is located at 200 Gipps Street, Abbotsford, Melbourne.