carl nielsen design accelerator


we've tongan workshopsApplications are now open for the Carl Nielsen Design Accelerator, supported by a generous bequest from Carl and Judy Nielsen.

The accelerator is open to industrial designers up to 10 years post-graduation and will recognise one project that demonstrates outstanding design in sustainability. Each program will be tailored to the recipient and may include industry mentorship, production or research assistance or outreach support.

The successful recipient will be advised by Sydney-based industrial designer Ed Ko who will work with the recipient to create a bespoke 8-month program tailored to the project.

Applications close 7 June 2024.



Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.        

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