EDUCATION:

2006: Bachelor of Arts: Industrial Design, Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia

EMPLOYMENT:
April / May 2011: Internship with Rich, Brilliant, Willing, New York
2010 – Present: Founder & Design Director, Coco Flip Design Studio
2009 – 2010: Communications Co-ordinator, State of Design Festival
2006 – 2008: Design Manager, Little Creatures Brewing

EXHIBITIONS:
2013: Melbourne NOW, Ian Potter Centre, NGV, Melbourne
2012: Lexus Design Pavillion, Melbourne Cup, Melbourne
2011: Matilda Australian Design Survey, designjunction, London
2011: Fringe Furniture, Fringe Festival, Melbourne
2011: Winterpark; Sunday Morning, Dear Patti Smith, Melbourne
2010: Fringe Furniture, Fringe Festival, Melbourne
2010: Design:Made:Trade, State of Design
2010, Melbourne 2010: Workshopped 10, Sydney Design Festival, Sydney
2006: Salone Satellite, Milan International Furniture Fair, Milan
2006: Riches of Isolation, FORM, Perth
2006: The Edge, Australian International Furniture Fair, Sydney
2006: Mondi Possibili, Moores Building, Fremantle

GRANTS & AWARDS:
2013, Emerging Designer Award, Temple & Webster / Inside Out
2012, SOYA, Craft & Object Design Category, Highly Commended
2011, IDEA 2011, Product Design Category, Highly Commended 
2011, New Work Grant, Australia Council for the Arts
2010, Home Beautiful Product of the Year Award (Lighting category)
2010, Fringe Furniture 'Best Lighting Design'
2010, Fringe Furniture 'Market Ready Design'
2010, Fringe Furniture 'Best Design for Commercial Application'
2010, ArtStart Grant, Australia Council for the Arts
2006, Quick Response Grant, ArtsWA
2006, Furniture Design Graduate Award, Curtin University

TRAVEL:
Lived and worked: Canada, Ireland & Italy
Travelled throughout: Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Laos, Norway, Sweden & USA

KateStokes