Over the past 10+ years in the Australian independent art and design community, we have accumulated a lot of helpful contacts in our network and we want to share those resources with you! Save it to your browser bookmarks folder for future reference.
We will continue to update this list over time, and if you think anything is missing, or you’d like to submit your website for inclusion, please contact us here.
NB: In the interest of transparency some links below are affiliate links. These allow DBP to continue to provide our services and resources at affordable prices.
Australian Design Markets, Trade Shows and Wedding Fairs
The Finders Keepers Markets
The Big Design Market
Bowerbird Design Market
Perth Makers Market
The Olive Tree Market
The Makers & Shakers Market
The Slow Fashion Market
Heide Makers Market
Rose Street Artist Market
Networking and workshop events
Sydney Design Festival
Make-it Made-it Conference
Sydney Craft Week
Craft Cubed Festival of the Handmade
LMBDW (Facebook group)
Creative Women’s Circle
National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA)
Bris Style Inc.
Copyright, Intellectual Property and Arts Law
Copyright Act 1968
Arts Law Centre of Australia
Australian Copyright Council
Government Design and Craft Organisations
Australian Design Centre
Web and Online Shop Solutions
Elementor (for WordPress)
Transaction and Payment Solutions
Branding and Design
Unsplash – Stock Images
Books and References
Dare to Lead by Brene Brown
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
The Mindful Leader: 7 Practices for Transforming Your Leadership, Your Organisation and Your Life
Atomic Habits by James Clear
Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines, 15th Edition
Apps for Productivity
Asana: organize tasks & work – Asana, Inc.
Afterlight 2 – Afterlight Collective, Inc
Small Business Education and Creative Business Inspiration
Maker Based Groups and Workshop Spaces
Maker Space & Co
Sew Make Create
Jacky Winter Gives You The Business – The Jacky Winter Group
The frankie Podcast – frankie magazine
All In The Mind – ABC Radio National
Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda – Alan Alda
How I Built This with Guy Raz – NPR
The Tim Ferriss Show – Tim Ferriss
TEDTalks Business – TED
Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations – Oprah
Lady Startup – Mamamia Podcasts
Do you have a business, co-op, networking group or workshop space you think should be listed here? Please contact us with the details and we’ll add any relevant links!
Please note some of the links above are links to our affiliates. To learn more please read our Affiliate Policy.