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Indigenous Art

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!


11 Places To Buy Excellent Art Prints

From photography to digital illustrations, these eleven artists, designers and collectives sell high quality art prints to supplement (or st...

Studio Visit

These Hazy, Sunburnt Paintings Are A Call For Climate Action

Kane Lehanneur's evocative, abstract practice has shifted with the increasing urgency of the climate crisis.

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'Venus In Repose' By Emma Currie

Comprising 14 lyrical artworks exploring the conflicts of contemporary womanhood, pre-sales for 'Venus in Repose' are now open!

Indigenous Art

Celebrating The Winners Of The 2021 Telstra NATSIAA!

We share highlights and winners from the country's most prestigious award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.

Indigenous Art

15 Excellent Indigenous Art Centres To Support And Celebrate!

We've spoken to some experts, and pulled together this guide on purchasing Aboriginal artwork ethically, and some ideas of where to find it!...


Duality And Reality With Artist Sally Lee Anderson

Layering the scenes of her immediate reality with those of others collected via social media, Sally Anderson's new exhibition questions the


A Milestone Retrospective Of Maree Clarke’s 30-Year Career

‘Ancestral Memories’ surveys the artist, designer and Yorta Yorta/Wamba Wamba/Mutti Mutti/Boonwurrung woman’s epic career.


The Inspiring Story Of Kirsten Roberts’ Powerful Survival Paintings

After suffering a neurological condition in 2019, Kristen Roberts found strength in painting.


Seven Great Places To Buy Affordable, Original Art

From local galleries to online dealers, First Nations art centres, this is where to look for artwork under $1.5k!

Indigenous Art

A Powerful Group Show From Seven First Nations Artists

Curated by Jenna Lee, Craft Victoria's latest exhibition, 'Elemental', examines seven First Nations artists personal, spiritual and ancestra...


The Secret Mystical Paintings of International Art Sensation, Hilma af Klint

The visionary Swedish artist’s enormous colourful artworks were hidden from the world for decades. Now, they are on show at Art Gallery of...

Creative People

A Truly Magical Tapestry Collaboration Between Local Artists + Weavers

Works by Eugenia Lim, Atong Atem, Troy Emery and Hayley Millar Baker were recrafted as tapestries by weavers at the Australian Tapestry Work...

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents: 'Here, In My Mind', By Amalia Keefer

We're so excited to be hosting the debut solo show from this promising young artist – and pre-sales are now open!


The Astounding Finalists Of The 100th Archibald Prize

Australia's highest portrait honour counts Grace Tame, Rachel Perkins, Del Kathryn Barton, Ben Quilty, Craig Foster and more amongst its pai...


A Look Inside Patricia Piccinini’s Epic New Exhibition At Flinders Street Ballroom

The world renowned artist takes us through 'A Miracle Constantly Repeated', her immersive new installation in one of Melbourne's most iconic...

Indigenous Art

Building New Legacies With The Hermannsburg Potters

The Hermannsburg Potters are a famous Indigenous artist collective located in Ntaria on Western Aranda Country, painting vivid stories of Co...

Creative People

Carving Softness From Stone With Carol Crawford

The Sydney-based sculptor guides us through her unfurling, flowering forms made from alabaster, stone, bronze and marble.

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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