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


Sophie M Designs

Sophie M captures the wanderlust spirit and beach vibes of the Greek islands in her charming and unique jewellery designs. Each piece is carefully handcrafted with attention to detail and quality, inspired by the natural beauty of the Greek islands and the designer's...

Julie B Ceramics

Julie B Ceramics creates one-of-a-kind, colourful stoneware pieces that range from the functional to the decorative. She finds the not-quite-symmetrical nature of hand building essential to the uniqueness of each piece. With a current focus on pastel colours, her work...

Mixed Bag

Mixed Bag are crafters of award winning sticky chai, drinking chocolate and handmade marshmallows created using natural, premium ingredients. Founded by Anna in 2019 - a Melbourne Mum, creative and self confessed chai and chocoholic. Hand crafted in Melbourne in...


Corestyle crafts exquisite, made-to-order wooden, silver, and copper jewellery, blending elegance with sustainability. Offering raw, eco-friendly decor and eco-dyed cotton, linen, and hemp clothing, Corestyle creates unique pieces while prioritising ethical and...


Folkstore is a collection of ethically produced, small batch apparel and headwear. Each piece is slow made, crafted by hand and created with soul, using natural fibres. We are an intentional gathering of makers and dreamers with an aligned vision of ethical retail...

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...

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...

Louie and the Fox

Louie and the Fox is a collection of fun goodies for the young and the young at heart. Each piece is lovingly handmade by in their Melbourne studio. The range began with clothing, bibs and accessories for children and has grown to include a delightful range of fabric...

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