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Creative People

The Trailblazing Couple Behind Brisbane's New Indigenous Art Centre

Amanda Hayman and Troy Casey are the entrepreneurial couple behind Brisbane's most exciting new art gallery and retail space!


Bespoke Terrazzo Furniture From Mortadello

The Melbourne-based one-man-show handmaking cold-cut terrazzo furniture in every colour.
Sasha Gattermayr


Thoughtful Home Deliveries To Nurture Your Creativity

From weaving looms to clay kits, there's no shortage of creative home deliveries available right now! Here's our pick of the bunch.


Ten Things Lauren Li Loved At Stockholm Design Week

TDF interiors columnist Lauren Li recaps her visit to the famous Stockholm Furniture and Lighting Fair earlier this month!
Lauren Li


Knives Fit For A Samurai!

Japanese tradition merges with contemporary design, in these handcrafted knives from Hinoki.
Miriam McGarry


Ten Things Lucy Loved At Maison & Objet In Paris!

Lucy shares the top ten picks from her whirlwind trip to Paris, for Maison & Objet, the premier trade fair for decoration, design and lifest...


Taking It Slow At Provider Store In Surry Hills

Inspired by the simple beauty in Japanese and Scandinavian design, Tara Bennett's store is an oasis for handcrafted, functional ‘daily too...
Maggie Scardifield


The Gold Coast's Cutest Design Store

Kind Curations in the Gold Coast grows to scale, with the help of Chloe Naughton and Daniel Wilson.
Miriam McGarry


A Rare Retail Success Story

We revisit The Shelley Panton Store in Melbourne to find out how it's still going strong, a decade on!
Elle Murrell


Craft Victoria Has Your Christmas Gifting Covered

Works from some of Australia's finest makers on show in the just-released, conscientious prezzie guide - 'The Collector: Sustainability of D...
Elle Murrell


The Little Homewares Store That Could

Anna Chisholm of homewares store Bungalow Trading Co. proves that perseverance pays off in small business.


The Design Files Open House 2017

It's back! This November we'll be welcoming you to our 5th Open House event, featuring unique wares, design pieces and original artwork fro
Lucy Feagins

The Design Files acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

First Nations artists, designers, makers and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files – we would love to hear from you.

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