The first ever Makers Take exhibition is happening next week. An event focused on showcasing the furniture and product designs created by 7 local graduate designers.

All of the designers have been working in the industry for several years whilst trying to create their own unique products which enforce the ethos of Australian made each through their own unique style.
The event was created through the collaboration of the designers themselves to help promote and grow the design and production industry in South East Queensland.

Many of the items will be available for sale on the night and pick up can be arranged with the designer. Come along and enjoy a night of good design, good people, good music and to support what some of the Gold Coast creatives have to offer.

Also featuring some live music from VEOPLE and some ice-cold brews thanks to Balter Brewing Company.

Meet the designers showcasing their work:

Cj Anderson


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“Drawing upon raw industrial elements and delicate aesthetics, my designs are created using both traditional craftsmanship and digital manufacturing. Always striving to be dynamic and ever evolving. I place emphasis on collaboration amongst people in all design disciplines, allowing me to broaden the focus of my designs, incorporate current trends, and cultivate growth and continual development.”



Daniel Wilson


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Hunchmark is the brainchild of Tim Wilson, it is a creative output for his art and design work which has a central focus on creating a better future through object creation. Tim started his career as a Carpenter with an interest in timber furniture, he has since studied 3D Design & Digital media to further his understanding of current technologies, production practices, and design strategies. He has worked in sculptural installations and lighting design and has long been designing, creating custom furniture, artwork and designs.”



Kajewski-Miller is a small multidisciplinary design studio that focuses on sustainable hand crafted products, from furniture to lighting and everything in between. The studio utilises new advancements in manufacturing combined with the traditional hand crafted fabrication techniques of the past, bringing them together to create interesting new projects which explore contemporary revisions of existing products.”



Palm Design


“Born from a passion and desire to create and design within the natural environment. Inspired by other Australian designers and leader within the industry, Palm prides itself on craftsmanship, sustainability and the desire for a sense of home.”




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“Coolangatta local, Jay Jermyn communicates the weight and importance of social acceptance through his interwoven creative expressions.  People inspire Jermyn. But through all his artworks and collaborative processes, including his compositions as a songwriter and musician, Jermyn hopes to inspire people.”



A Makers Take



Also featuring a live performance by Veople



Balter Brewing Company
Queensland College of Art, Griffith University
Austral Masonry