Sally Dominguez

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Sally Dominguez
Born (1969-10-24) October 24, 1969 (age 47)
Nationality Australian
Occupation designer

Sally Dominguez (born 24 October 1969) is an Australian designer.

Dominguez practised sustainable architecture for 9 years before designing the award-winning Nest high chair[1] now held in the Permanent Collection of the Powerhouse Museum.[2] In 2004 she invented a rainwater tank which could be used in either horizontal or vertical orientation, the modular Rainwater HOG.[3][4] Sally's Rainwater HOG modular tank was named one of the USA's Top 10 Green Building Products of 2008[5] and was awarded a Spark Design Award[6] also in 2008. Sally judges inventions on ABC TV's New Inventors.[7] Other professional judging work includes the Wheels Car of the Year awards[8] from 2005 until 2007 and the International Australian Design Award in 2008. Sally is a 2009 Spark Awards judge[9] Lectures on design for the Board of Studies DesignTech. Currently freelance writing on design, product innovation and sustainability in design for Monument, G and Wheels magazine.[10]


  1. ^ "Made in Australia". Innovation Australia. Retrieved 2008-09-17. 
  2. ^ "Nest high chair". Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. Retrieved 2008-09-17. 
  3. ^ Lloyd Alter (27 December 2007). "How Design Can Save Us: Waterhog and Groundhog". Treehugger. Retrieved 2008-09-17. 
  4. ^ "Inventions - RainwaterHOG invented by Sally Dominguez". Australian Broadcasting Corporation - The New Inventors. Retrieved 2008-09-17. 
  5. ^ Preston Koerner (20 November 2008). "2008 Top-10 Green Building Products". Jetson Green. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  6. ^ Peter Kuchnicki (October 2008). "Spark Design and Architecture 2008 Design Award Winners". Spark Awards. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  7. ^ "About the show - Sally Dominguez Inventor, Designer and Product Developer". Australian Broadcasting Corporation - The New Inventors. Retrieved 2008-09-17. 
  8. ^ Samantha Stevens (1 February 2008). "Who are they to judge?". Wheels magazine. Retrieved 2008-09-17. 
  9. ^ Peter Kutchnicki (2009-07-15). "Jury". Spark Awards. Retrieved 2009-07-16. 
  10. ^ Sally Dominguez (14 May 2008). "Cruisin' San Fran". Wheels magazine. Retrieved 2008-09-17. 

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