Dinosaur Designs Forest 2017
Dinosaur Designs Sand 2017
Dinosaur Designs ColourBlock 2016
Dinosaur Designs Moss 2016
Dinosaur Designs Black Marble 2016
Dinosaur Designs Rainforest 2015
Dinosaur Designs Stone 2015
Dinosaur Designs Flower 2015
Dinosaur Designs Atelier 2014
Dinosaur Designs Atelier 2014
Seed Pod 2014 - Gold Plated Small Vanilla Pod Bangles, Glimmer Seed Wishbone and Glimmer Small Seed Pod Bangles, Assorted Vanilla Pod Bangles
Red Collection 2014 - Various Seaweed Wrap dishes & vases
Louise Olsen & Stephen Ormandy for Dinosaur Designs - Liquid Moon & Collage Side Tables
Safari Collection Assorted Rings
Safari Collection Assorted Homewares
Ocean Collection Coral Fan Necklace
Ocean Collection Assorted Rings
The Art of Black & White Bones Fan Choker
The Art of Black & White Assorted Slate and Irregular Silver Bangles
May - Dinosaur Designs launch the new collection Forest designed by Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy.
Dinosaur Designs supports Oz Harvest Charity Dinner 2017
May - Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy create limited edition cover for Vogue Living’s 50th birthday cover- May/June issue.
April - The Art of Dinosaur Designs by Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy opens at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre.
Dinosaur Designs supports Earth Hour 2017.
Dinosaur Designs create Tropfest 2017 trophies, a partnership that started in 1997.
February - Dinosaur Designs Launch the new collection Sand designed by Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy.
October - Dinosaur Designs Launch the new collection ColourBlock designed by Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy.
October - The Art of Dinosaur Designs Exhibition opens at Bega Regional Gallery.
September - Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy launch their first book, The Art Dinosaur Designs.
August - Dinosaur Designs launch the new collection Foliage designed by Louise Olsen
June - The Australian Conservation Foundation receive a donation from Dinosaur Designs as a percentage of profits from the Rainforest collection.
May - Dinosaur Designs launch the new collection Moss
Louise Olsen is asked to judge the Instyle and Audi Women of Style Award
Veuve Clicquot ask Louise to be a judge of the New Generation Award
Belle magazine choose Louise to be a judge of the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards
Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy launch the Black Marble collection
Louise Olsen formed part of the judging panel of the Veuve Cliquot's New Generation Award
Stephen Ormandy artwork featured on the cover of Korea's HEREN magazine.
Stephen Ormandy works exhibited in the exhibition 'Atellier by HEREN' at Korea's PKM gallery.
Stephen Ormandy exhibits works in 'The Cult of Colour' at Circuit 12, Dallas.
December - Louise Olsen profiled in Porter magazine.
November - Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy reinterpret the iconic Series 7 chair for Cult Design's Chairity project with proceeds from the auction donated to the Redfern Foundation
October - To celebrate 30 years at the helm of Dinosaur Designs, Louise and Stephen launch the Rainforest collection
September - A selection of Atellier vases feature in London Design Festival
May - John Melick and Michelle Jank hold a dinner at Martyn Thompson's studio in New York in honour of of Louise and Stephen and to celebrate the launch of launches the Flower collection
The Olsen Irwin gallery exhibit a selection of Louise's Moon tables alongside a Stephen's paintings at ART15 London
Object: Australian Design Centre name Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy as inaugural honourees of the Australian Design Honours for their contribution to Australian design
March - Louise collaborates with with Romance Was Born and Linda Jackson for their Cooee Couture Collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Sydney, witha presnetation at the Art gallery of New South Wales
Louise Olsen collaborates with Toni Maticevski to create jewellery for his FW15 Collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Sydney
Louise Olsen asked to form part of the judging panel for the Veuve Cliquot New Generation Award, which celebrates the achievements of women in business
February - Dinosaur Designs launch the collection, Blue
November - Louise and Stephen help OzHarvest celebrate their 10th birthday by designing a limited edition dish
Louise and Stephen collaborate with Jac+Jack to create a series of limited edition hand loomed & dyed organic beach towels and hand towels
October - Louise and Stephen launch the Atelier collection
August - Louise Olsen & Stephen Ormandy open their first European store in London's Soho district, at 35 Great Windmill Street. Interior design by Ian Halliday of Burley Katon Halliday.
Dinosaur Designs launches Mist
June - 'Collar Bone' & 'Moon Table' scupltures created by Louise Olsen & Stephen Ormandy have been acquired by the Art Gallery of Western Australia
April - Dinosaur Designs launches the Seed Pod collection designed by Louise Olsen
April - Louise Olsen collaborates with Toni Maticevski to create custom made cuffs and neck-pieces for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia
March - Karen Woodbury Gallery exhibits sculptures by Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy at "Olsen Ormandy: The Art of Dinosaur Designs" as part of Melbourne Fashion Festival
Feburary - Dinosaur Designs launches Red
Dinosaur Designs hosts Martyn Thompson's Working Space book launch, which features the work spaces of creatives people, inlcuding Louise and Stephen's Sydney studio
December - Louise and Stephen launch a new hand-made resin soap dish to house a new collection of deluxe natural hand-made sopas created with local producer Blue Willow
November - Dinosaur Designs collaborates with Jac+Jack to create a collection of limited edition hand loomed & hand dyed organic beach towels
October - Dinosaur Designs launches its Modern Tribal collection
Louise and Stephen support Sculptures By The Sea with the creation of the winner's trophies.
September - Louise Olsen & Stephen Ormandy launch their first collection of handmade resin side tables, Liquid Moon and Collage, for Dinosaur Designs.
Dinosaur Designs collaborates with Queen Bee to create limited edition handmade pure beeswax candles, available in two designs; Boulder and Totem
August - Dinosaur Designs launches its Safari collection
June - Louise and Stephen continue their support of the Sydney Film Festival with creation of the winner's trophies.
May - Dinosaur Designs launches Ocean, a new collection of jewellery and homewares
Stephen Ormandy is asked to report on Collective.1 Design Fair, New York, exclusively for InDesignLive
April - Louise Olsen judges the Scenic World Sculpture Prize at the Blue Mountains
Feburary - Dinosaur Designs launches the Art of Black & White
Louise and Stephen host a Belle Art Reader Dinner for 100 guests with Michael Read at their Strawberry Hills studio
The company's support of TropFest continues with the creation of trophies for the winners of the Short Film Festival
December - Vogue Living ask Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy to report on Design Miami and Art Basel Miami
November - Dinosaur Designs launches its Dream collection and hosts the 'Dinner of Dreams an intimate dinner for 60 guests at its Strawberry Hills studio
Dinosaur Designs supports the Evolve Awards
October - Dinosaur Designs supports the Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi exhibition
September - Louise Olsen asked to prvide her insights to her home city with the creation of 'Amble' guide for Louis Vuitton focusing on art and design in Sydney
August - Dinosaur Designs launches its Sorbet colour palette
May - Dinosaur Designs launches their 'Earth' collection with a percentage of sales donated to the WWF
February - Louise and Stephen launches their 'Plum' collection
The company opens a new store in the Wintergarden, Brisbane
Dinosaur Designs supports Earth Hour with lights turned out throughout the company
Dinosaur Designs supports Tropfest with creation of the winner's trophies
November - 'Abstract', a new collection launches
August - Louise and Stephen launch their 'Naturals' collection
April - Dinosaur Designs launch their 'Insects' collection
February -Dinosaur Designs launched their Fresh collection
Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy are commissioned to create an exhibition for the Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland and create 'Series 8' their largest pieces to date.
The inagural Belle Interior Design Awards name Iain Halliday’s design for Dinosaur Designs’ New York store ‘Best Commercial Interior’
Officially launch the New York Store, May 16
The company opens a new store in Melbourne’s premier shopping destination, the GPO
Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy become sole Creative Directors/Directors of Dinosaur Designs. Liane Rossler departs the company but retains a one-third share of the business
Dinosaur Designs New York relocates to, 211 Elizabeth Street, (cnr of Prince). Store designed by Ian Halliday
Ian Halliday of Burlry Katon Halliday designs the interior for the refit of Dinosaur Designs' Strand Arcade, Sydney, store
November - Dinosaur Designs launches 'Bones' Collection, designed by Stephen Ormandy and Louise Olsen. Campaign photographed by Luke Irons, styled by Jillian Davison, Harpers Bazaar's fashion director, design by Marita Leuver
August - Dinosaur Designs launches 'Coral Sea' collection.
April - Dinosaur Designs launches 'Moon' collection. Photographed by Rex Dupain. Graphic Design by David Band
February - Dinosaur Designs launches 'Spice' collection.
The company makes a donation to the Cancer Council of just under $10,000 from the 'Sun' collection of 2009
Dinosaur Designs creates their first range of gift cards
Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy create their second collection of rugs for Designer Rugs, with a collection consisting of six new designs. An opening night party is held at the Tim Olsen Gallery in Sydney's Woollahra
Jessica Alba is photographed wearing Dinosaur Designs bangles in the December issue of Elle USA
Venus Williams is photographed wearing the Louise Olsen designed Supernova necklace n the July issue of Essence magazine
Stylist Michelle Jank chooses Dinosaur Designs jewellery to accessorise the Bec & Bridge runway show at the Rosemount Australian Fashion week. Pieces also feature in the Harpers Bazaar fashion show at Melbourne Fashion week.
Dinosaur Designs supports Earth Hour by turning off all our lights and using bees wax candles
Stephanie Hazlewood is named as the winner of the Dinosaur Designs annual COFA award
Dinosaur Designs is featured on 'Random Acts of Kindness' on Channel 9.
Dinosaur Designs founders and directors are awarded the 2009 UNSW Alumni Award for outstanding achievements of UNSW alumni in the area of Arts
The Australian Museum selects Dinosaur Designs pieces to feature in the exhibition 'Egyptian Treasures’
Vogue Australia's 'Vogue -50 years of Australian Style’ publication features pieces by Dinosaur Designs
Included in ‘Rug Up’ exhibition at Government House as part of Sydney Design.
The Wynn Hotel, Las Vegas, comissions Dinosaur Designs to create pieces
The Armani Dinner at the Sydney Theatre Company feature Dinosaur Designs pieces
Produced NSW Premier's History Awards. Created the awards for and supported the Sydney Writers Festival 2009. Inclusion in the 20th Anniversary issue of AGIdeas publication.
Sydney Film Festival asks Dinosaur Designs to create awards for it's annual winners
The directors donate a percentage of sales from the Fungi Collection to the Australian Conservation Foundation for the protection and restoration of the environment through education and research
The directors donate a percentage of sales from the Bird Collection to the WWF Gouldian Finch Campaign, aimed at restoring numbers of this indicator species whose numbers declined due to changed burning practices
Dinosaur Designs supports Earth Hour 2009
The company expands the size of their studio at 585 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
Opening of ‘Extinct’ sale store at 585 Elizabeth Street.
Dinosaur Designs sculptures included in Leading Lights Exhibition at Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Paddington, November 6 - 29
Dinosaur Designs supports the launch of the Sydney Festival
'FREESTYLE New Australian Design for Living' features Dinosaur Designs pieces in the exhibition at La Triennale di Milano Design Museum
Jamie Durie wins first prize at the Chelsea Flower Show, UK, with a garden that features Dinosaur Designs pieces
Supports The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival December 4th - 7th
Sydney Writer's Festival asks Dinosaur Designs to Create special awards and VIP author book marks
Ruby Taylor is awarded the Dinosaur Designs award for outstanding graduating CoFA student
Stephen Ormandy presents the IF Award for Best Music (which he designed) to Amanda Brown
Louise Olsen designs the awards for the Australian Ballet Awards; Kevin Jackson is named 'Dancer of the Year'
Trent Jansen and Ilias Fotopoulos are awarded the Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award, created by Dinosaur Designs
Tropfest NY gives winners awards and VIPs pendants made by Dinosaur Designs
SBS TV's Sophie McNeill takes home the 'Walkley - Young Australian Journalist of the Year Award', designed by Dinosaur Designs
Abbie Cornish and Mia Wasikowska are awarded the Dinosaur Designs made Australians in Film 'Breakthrough Award'
The Sydney Prize made by Dinosaur Designs at the Sydney Film Festival was awarded to 'The Hunger'.
Editor of Vogue Living, Australia, David Clark, names Dinosaur Designs salad set in his list of the “20 triumphs of Australian designs from the past 20 years”
The Guggenheim Museum, New York, selects Dinosaur Designs pieces for the exhibition '500 Years of Spanish Art'
Design a unique ice bucket in conjunction with Domain Chandon and auctioned for Camp Quality
Design a special sculpture for JointVenture charity
Dinosaur Designs pieces are exhibited in 'Smartworks' at Sydney's Powerhouse Museum
Marie Claire awards Dinosaur Designs the Prix d’Excellence Award for Best Accessories Designer
'Freestyle: New Australian Design for Living' exhibits Dinosaur Designs pieces at the Object Gallery, Sydney
Dinosaur Designs launch their first collection of rugs with Designer Rugs
'Freestyle: New Australian Design for Living', exhibits Dinosaur Designs pieces at the Melbourne Museum.
The Art Gallery of NSW exhibits a Dinosaur Designs mobile at the Contemporary Collection Benefactors (CCB) annual supper club
Sydney Writer's Festival commision Dinosaur Designs to create an award and mobile instalation
The Kylie Minogue exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum includes Dinosaur Designs peices previously worn in photo shoots
Included in SuperModels exhibition at St Margaret's Design Festival
Dinosaur Designs becomes a carbon neutral company
Design a range of fabric for Woven Image
The Guggenheim Museum, New York, include Dinosaur Designs pieces in the exhibition 'Russian Art'
Commissioned by Louis Vuitton to create a unique backgammon set
Create limited edition artwork for Inside Out magazine
Dumbo Feather Pass It On magazine, exhibited Dinosaur esigns pieces as part of Zaishu project at Global Gallery, Sydney
Pieces exhibited in 'Space Odyssey', as part of Zaishu project at Space, Sydney.
Inaugurated the COFA student award, Sydney.
Tokyo Designer's Block features a Dinosaur Designs mobile, exhibited at idee. The company is also commissioned to create a range of tee shirts for the events
Melbourne Fashion Festival includes Dinosaur Designs in its exhibition, 'Le Plastique'
The Gallery of Art and Designs, Silpahorn University, Bangkok, hosts the Dinosaur Designs survey exhibition
Design award Sculpture By The Sea
The Ian Potter Gallery at the National Gallery of Victoria exhibits the Dinosaur Designs tutu created for Australian Ballet
Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, hosts the Dinosaur Designs survey exhibition travels
The Australian Ballet commissions Dinosaur Designs to create a tutu
Spiral Gallery, Tokyo, hosts a major Dinosaur Designs exhibition as part of Tokyo Designer's Block
Carolina Herrera features Dinosaur Designs' jewellery as part of her runway show for New York Fashion Week
Melbourne Museum, Melbourne; Craftwest Gallery, Perth and Craft Queensland, Brisbane, all host the Dinosaur Designs major survey exhibition
Dinosaur designs opens its first international store in Nolita, New York
Object Gallery Sydney holds a retrospective exhibition of Dinosaur Designs pieces as part of the Sydney Festival
Design House, Fellismo, New York, exhibits Dinosaur Designs pieces
Object Gallery, Sydney includes Dinosaur Designs pieces in their 'Interiors' exhibition
The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney includes Dinosaur Designs in their Ecologic exhibition
Design awards for IF Awards (Inside Film) and start long collaboration
Bombay Saphire commissions Dinosaur Designs to design glasses for their gin
Exhibited pieces as part of 'Fashion Hits Home' exhibition at Chapungu Gallery for Melbourne Fashion Week
The Olympic Arts festival commissions Dinosaur Designs to create an installation for the Strand Arcade, Sydney
The Monash Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne includes Dinosaur Designs in their Bejewelled exhibition
Commissioned to design an installation for Queen Street Mall, Brisbane
New international export markets include Italy, Japan, Canada, Austria, Singapore, South Africa and Hong Kong.
Included in Accessory exhibition, gallery 4a, Sydney and 4+1 exhibition, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.
Represented at Milan Furniture Fair, Italy
Move to their current larger studio in Strawberry Hills, Sydney
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, exhibits pieces as part of their 'Personal Effects/The Collective Unconscious' exhibition
The MCA Sydney commssion Dinosaur Designs to create and produce a collection for 'The Warhol Look' exhibition MCA, Sydney.
Open third retail outlet in South Yarra, Melbourne and fourth in The Rocks, Sydney
Expand exports to include Idee in Japan, and Henri Bendel and Bloomingdales in the United States
Commence long association with Tropfest Short Film Festival by designing the Tropfest trophies
Commissioned to design and produce a collection for the Matisse exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Move to larger premises in Surry Hills, Sydney and increase staff and production to cope with expanding international and national wholesale orders
Relocate Strand Arcade store to a larger space within the Arcade
Exhibit at Seed (part of Seibu department store in Japan) and begin to wholesale to various outlets in Japan, including Isetan
Sell jewellery collection to Harvey Nicholls, London
Participate in Local Heroes exhibition, Ipswich, Regional Gallery, NSW
Exhibit at Australian pavilion, Barcelona Expo
Export to New Zealand
Receive first international magazine editorial in British Vogue
Continue to expand exports to the United Kingdom and Germany
Dinosaur Designs’ second retail store opens in Paddington
Expand range to include homewares and glassware, sterling silver and resin inlay.
Dinosaur Designs’ first retail store opens in Sydney’s Strand Arcade.
Exhibit as part of Australian Fashion: The Contemporary Art exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The exhibition tours Japan, South Korea and Australia, before being acquired by the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.
Export to Browns and Liberty in London.
Start employing staff to assist in production
Continue to develop resin casting techniques and begin work in metal casting
First export to the United States
Start selling to Georges department store in Melbourne
Dinosaur Designs establishes a studio in Sydney’s Kings Cross and begin to wholesale to retail outlets in Sydney and Melbourne.
Take part in their first Fashion Design Council Parade in Melbourne and receive their first editorial exposure in Australian Vogue.
Louise Olsen, Stephen Ormandy & Liane Rossler complete a postgraduate degree in Professional Art Studies at City Art Institute
Start to experiment with painted resin to create jewellery pieces
First exhibition at Cash Palace, Sydney
Dinosaur Designs is formed and begins selling pieces of fimo jewellery at Sydney’s Paddington Markets which is well respected for its artists, designers and craft-makers
Louise Olsen, Stephen Ormandy & Liane Rossler meet at City Art Institute (now known as CoFA).
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