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2017 Christmas Giveaway · 'Best Day Ever' MELBOURNE

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This year for our annual Christmas Giveaway, we’re offering three lucky winners the BEST. DAY. EVER!

We’ve curated a line-up of truly amazing itineraries in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. The prizes include a stay at our pick of local hotels, lunch and dinner at top eateries, awesome experiences for art and design lovers, plus store visits complete with shopping vouchers, for three lucky readers and their BFFs!

FIRST UP,  our ultimate day out in Melbourne! Check the full line-up below… and stay tuned later today as we roll out the Sydney and Brisbane itineraries!

How to enter? Simply take our annual reader survey this week to be in the running to WIN!

18th December, 2017

This year our ANNUAL CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY brings together three ‘Best Day Ever’ itineraries that you can WIN!

First-up, a dream day in Melbourne is up for grabs for one lucky reader, and their forever-indebted best pal!

best day ever – MELBOURNE

QT Melbourne – Located in the heart of the CBD,  QT is Melbourne’s newest design-led hotel. The winner will enjoy one night of accommodation for two*,  including breakfast at the signature restaurant Pascale Bar & Grill and cocktails on The Rooftop at QT overlooking Melbourne’s city skyline.

National Gallery of Victoria –  NGV is Australia’s oldest, largest and most-visited art museum. The winner will enjoy an exclusive NGV Triennial experience, include a tour* of the Triennial for two, with NGV’s Senior Contemporary Design Curator, Simone LeAmon as well as two $100 NGV design store gift cards, NGV Triennial Catalogues and Triennial Tote Bags!

Marion Wine – The menu at Andrew McConnell’s Gertrude Street bar is seasonal and generous, while the expansive wine list features small producers and exciting blends covering the breadth and depth of the winemaking world. Enjoy lunch and a glass (or two).

KIOSK by Georgia Perry – Just a short walk from Marion, this fun and intensely colourful space houses a cheerful edit of pieces by local designer Georgia Perry, alongside wonderful wares by other local and international indie designers. Explore with purpose, thanks to a $100 store voucher you’ll have in hand!

Happy Valley – One of our fave shops in Collingwood, Happy Valley has the best edit of design books/vinyl and gifts. Peruse the range and do some shopping, to the value of $150!

Supernormal – Melbourne chef and restaurateur Andrew McConnell is legendary. The seasoned hospitality operator owns some of this city’s best restaurants, and Supernormal is one of his most loved venues, with an inspired contemporary asian menu, channeling the restaurants of Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul and Hong Kong. The perfect dinner spot to round out the ultimate day in Melbourne – wine and dine till your hearts are content, on us!

Rooftop Cinema – Our hometown go-to for screenings of films, old and new, round out your ‘Best Day Ever’ with a double pass to Melbourne’s much-loved rooftop cinema. With cute deckchairs, cocktails, burgers, and incredible city views.

Uber – This epic day out is powered by Uber! Did you know these guys offered gift cards? How perfect for this time of year.  Our lucky winners will enjoy $100 worth of Uber credit to get them from A to B, and then some.

In order to be in the running to WIN this ‘Best Day Ever’, there’s just one thing we ask of you – please CLICK HERE to fill out our 2017 Reader Survey! (After taking the survey you will be automatically entered into the giveaway!).

We value your feedback immensely, and would be so grateful if you could spend just 10 minutes on the survey to let us know your thoughts about the site: what do you love about TDF? What could we do better? AND, importantly, what do you want to see from us in 2018?

You have until 10.00pm (AEST) this Thursday December 21st 2017 to take the survey. Upon completing the survey, you will be prompted to specify your preferred ‘Best Day Ever’ location (Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane) AND to tell us what has been your BEST day of 2017!^. Winners will be selected from all survey respondents on Friday December 22nd and contacted via email, with prizes shipped the same day! The lucky winners will have 6 months to redeem their prizes.

Good luck all, and THANKYOU SO MUCH for reading and supporting The Design Files in 2017! You are a top-notch bunch of readers, and we love you madly xo.

CLICK HERE to fill out our Reader Survey and be in the running to win!

…and stay tuned later today for our Sydney and Brisbane ‘Best Day Ever’ line ups…

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*Subject to availability and block out dates apply.
^In 25 words or less.
*Giveaway opens effective immediately, and closes 21/12/2017 22:00 (AEST) .

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