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TDF Small Business Summer School


Small Business

Julia Busuttil Nishimura's Top Tips For Building A Community Online

Our fave foodie and social media star has built a thriving, engaged online community. Here's how!

Small Business

Launch It! How To Build A Website (All By Yourself) With Annie Portelli

Our very own art director Annie Portelli teaches you how to build a great-looking Squarespace website, all by yourself. Seriously!


TDF Talks With Artist, Bobby Clark

Bobby Clark shares her path to becoming a successful commercial artist, on her own terms.

Small Business

TDF Small Business Summer School : Styling + Photography, With Heather Nette King

Six expert styling and photography tips to help you launch your small business dream in 2021!

Small Business

Our (Free!) Small Business Summer School Is Here!

Got a burning business idea but no idea where to start? Small Business Consultant Fiona Killackey is here to guide you through how to get st...


TDF Talks with Plant Designer, Jenna Holmes of Plant Mama

In this podcast conversation, Jenna of 'Plant Mama' and 'Pasta Mama' shares how she has built and grown two very different businesses from t...


TDF Talks with Florist Gina Lasker of Georgie Boy

Lucy chats with one of Melbourne's most talented florists about her career journey, and the pivot project that re-energised her floristry bu...


TDF Talks With Ceramicist Extraordinaire, Tantri Mustika

In our latest podcast episode, Tantri shares how she made the giant leap from hairdressing full-time, to launching her successful ceramics b...

Small Business

This Dynamic Duo Joined Forces During Lockdown, To Create The BEST Kids Prints Going Around!

V. Happy Co is new Melbourne start up creating personalised kids' Art Prints that bring life to every letter of the alphabet!

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First Nations artists, designers, makers, and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files. Please email