Accolades for Kingscliff designer Harry Williamson
KINGSCLIFF resident Harry Williamson has had a big impact in the design industry with his work making it into the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) Hall of Fame.
Mr Williamson has been a pioneer for more than fifty years with his work covering many platforms.
Some of his accolades include prominent commissions by the National Gallery of Australia, the High Court of Australia and Singapore's Mass Rapid Transit System, for signage and information programs; the currency design for the Reserve Bank of Australia of the Mawson and Bicentennial note.
Induction into the DIA Design Hall of Fame is one of the highest accolades offered by the Design Institute of Australia and signifies a major contribution to the Australian design industry. James Harper, President of the DIA said.
Teaching in Kingscliffs TAFE Mr Williamson is a real gem for the Tweed and will pass on his valuable knowledge to his students.