Australia’s inspiring, diverse and
independent designers, artists
and creators come together for
you at The Design Exchange


Ballarat | Mining Exchange
Sat 6th & Sun 7th July

Torquay | Hoop Gallery
Sat 27th & Sun 28th July


Petite Tapers

Petite Tapers hand crafts Beeswax candles and offers you the opportunity to learn the art of hand dipping beeswax candles. Come and experience the soul nourishing craft of candle dipping an art form practiced all over the world for thousands of years. Candle dipping...

Popcorn Blue

Be enchanted as you step into the world of Popcorn Blue to experience for yourself unique, hand illustrated and visually beautiful collections of Australian fauna & story book animals integrated across a wide range of cards, stationary, yearly artist calendar,...

Flash and Goldie

Meet Flash and Goldie, sisters who unite their skills to craft handmade, one-of-a-kind jewellery, homewares, and clothing. They combine colours, textures, fabrics, leather, metals, and enamel to create unique accessories, garments, and homewares that radiate...

Baljil Art

Melinda Solomon is an Aboriginal woman of the Eastern Kuku Yalanji and Girramay people's of Far North Queensland, and has recently started her art business Baljil Art based in Victoria. As a visual artist Melinda creates and paints expressing passionately through...

Kilderkin Distillery

Kilderkin Distillery is an artisan producer of spirits including the much-loved Larrikin brand of gin and gin liqueurs. Combining traditional distilling methods with contemporary approaches they offer a range of spirits and liqueurs including classic gins with...

Sunsara Jewellery

Step into the enchanting world of Sunsara Jewellery, where magic meets meticulous craftsmanship in every piece. Nestled in Naarm, Melbourne Australia, Sarah Potter pours her heart into each creation. Her designs, crafted for the empowered, exude radiance through a...

Vayu & Vroon

Vayu & Vroon is a concept-based jewellery brand that expresses stories through objects, shapes, colours and gemstones in 925 recycled Silver. Powered by conscious living for a sustainable future & backed by highest quality artefacts. Vayu & Vroon is...

Potable Pottery

Crafted in Ocean Grove, Potable Pottery embodies local artistry. Each piece, spun on the potter's wheel or formed by hand, features distinctive marbled sandy textures and bespoke glazes. Raw materials, primarily sourced within Australia, reflect a commitment to local...


Julian is a passionate artisan and the creative mind behind Makestuff, a renowned workshop in Torquay. With over 30 years of experience, Julian has mastered the art of transforming mainly recycled timber into bespoke furniture and spaces that exude charm and...

Wilde Aroma

Wilde Aroma creates natural and beautifully scented products for self-care and home rituals. Embracing sustainability and ethical practices, they offer a sensory journey through handmade candles, luxury fragrances, and nourishing bath and body essentials. Elevate your...

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