Accredited Professional Member

Niklavs Rubenis has been professionally employed across many aspects of the design, manufacturing and education sectors. His work focuses on the complexities and wicked action of design practice and how the act of design is both part problem and part solution. He has presented his research at international conferences and has co-authored several papers focusing on design pedagogy innovation.

Rubenis also maintains an active and varied studio-based craft and design practice comprising of national and international exhibitions, and private and commercial commissions. This has included furniture & objects, lighting installations, window displays, design-construct shop fit-outs, signage and interpretive exhibition design.

He is currently a lecturer at the School of Art, Australian National University.

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