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club bleach

bleach* festival 2019

beach bars
jellurgal, Gold Coast

Designer: Alex Podger

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The Gold Coast's first pop up beach bar + lawn bar referenced the colours of the ocean and sunset, with a Mediterranean flavour.

This was the Gold Coast's first bar on the sand, and stretched out with deck chairs, day lounges and table service across the site. At sunset, the illuminated canopy mirrored the colours of the sky.

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latitude festival 2021


Suffolk, UK

Designer: Alex Podger

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Festivalgoers were welcomed inside a woodland living room to enjoy a rousing programme of gigs, interactive theatre, change-making speeches, film screenings, craft-making and late-night DJ sets.

A multi-purpose space dressed in one day, with salvaged, borrowed and freecycled things (including the paint), with a team of wonderful volunteers.

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thank you festival

reward gateway

live broadcast event 

Waterloo, London

Creative/Multicam Director: Alex Podger
Technical Director: Benjamin Williams
Live Stream / Engineering: Smiley Sound


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A live broadcast music festival for Employee Appreciation Day, filmed at Oasis Farm Waterloo, for Reward Gateway's 450 employees in the UK, Bulgaria, US and Australia. Featuring Baby Sol, Terra Viva and Handsome & The Breadcrumbs. 


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oktoberfest brisbane

oktoberfest brisbane ltd

site + bar design
meanjin/Brisbane, 2011 - 2015

Site Designer | Operations Supervisor:
Alex Podger

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Australia's largest German festival and faithful to the 200+ years of tradition in Munich. Voted one of the Top 5 Oktoberfests in the world, the design approach was to stay faithful to traditions but to reimagine how they are presented.

Beerhall, bespoke modular timber bier bar counter spanning fifty metres, site design, schnaps bar, wein und champagner bar and biergarten.

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