Battle of two cities for the design crown

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Gina Fairley

Melbourne and Canberra go head-to-head over the self-appointed title of "design capital" this month, as both cities roll out programs of international quality.

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Surface Strategies, 2017 by Lucy Irvine at Canberra International Airport offers a gateway to design for the city; courtesy designcanberrafestival.com.au, Photo Five Foot Photograph

About the author

Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years.

She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW, and you can follow her on Twitter @ginafairley and Instagram at fairleygina.