WORKSHOPPED18: New Australian Furniture, Lighting and Object Design

21 June - 25 July

WORKSHOPPED18 showcases the very best in new Australian design by emerging and established designers. 47 pieces were selected with entrants answering the brief: Fit for Purpose. Does the chair, table or lamp do what you’d hoped it would? Is it comfortable, functional, do you smile when you look at it?

Sydney Craft Week

5 – 14 October 2018

Australian Design Centre invites organisations and individuals to take part in Sydney Craft Week 2018. Expressions of Interest to host an event have been extended until 18 June. Mindful Making is the theme for this year's festival.


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Object Shop

Object Shop sells the work of over 80 Australian makers and designers and is located within our William Street gallery. We hold Maker Markets, Meet-the-maker session, crafting workshops and special retail events. Find out more about the makers and shop events here.

Seed Stitch Textile Award

Call out for entries

Seed Stitch Collective in partnership with Australian Design Centre, is calling for submissions from NSW textile artists to take part in the inaugural Seed Stitch Contemporary Textile Awards to be exhibited at ADC during Sydney Craft Week.

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About Australian Design Centre

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We are a leading centre for contemporary craft and design in Australia. We play a critical role in building a significant design culture for this country by nurturing a nation of innovative makers and thinkers and inspiring audiences to use design in their lives. Find out more about us here.