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Design Centre Tasmania

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Well worth a visit

Was not sure what to expect but found unbelievable talent and a range of wonderful woods. Wish I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RafikiLondon
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Hong Kong, China
Great gift shop with unique local crafts+products

Set on the edge of a pretty city park, the Design Centre is a hidden gem, part art museum and part... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trillium10
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California
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Tamar and Brisbane Streets, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was not sure what to expect but found unbelievable talent and a range of wonderful woods. Wish I had a container and cash to ship some of this home for me.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Set on the edge of a pretty city park, the Design Centre is a hidden gem, part art museum and part retail with a really nice staff. Send the kids to look at the nearby monkey exhibit while you head inside the Design Centre for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Trillium10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We felt that the gallery itself was a little expensive but the shop in the same complex is well worth visiting on its own if you're on a budget. Tasmania has some lovely timbers and from the examples here some talented craftsmen; an excellent collection...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 13 October 2018

This is a lovely gallery that showcases the diversity of Tasmanian designers including wood ceramics jewelry and textiles, prices were very reasonable and I picked up some great gifts to take home to family I would highly recommend a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank W7353DUinfo
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The Design Centre in Launceston is an interesting visit as it showcases many of Tasmania's talented designers in one location. The only downside is that it is quite expensive and in many cases we found the same items elsewhere considerably cheaper, so beware.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

A must for menshed occupiers and other appreciators of fine furniture and design. I love going back again and again

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank vannynanten
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Here is a great display of hand crafted, locally made items from pieces out of wood, ceramics and textiles. If you are looking for quality locally made items then this is the place to visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Judy J
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

A very short stroll from the Grand Chancellor Hotel, just by the city park, the Design Centre Tasmania showcases furniture, objects d’art and handicraft of Tasmanian native wood. If the displays in the museum do not wow you, then those in the retail shop certainly...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank FootlooseSingapore
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The design centre is always worth a visit if you happen to be in Launceston. The various pieces of furniture and the stunning timbers show the best of design and craftsmanship found in Tasmania. We have visited the centre on three or four occasions now...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Foxie_12
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Perfect place for local wood work appreciation! Plus much more! The shop has a terrific collection of high quality local handmade goods. Also attended MOFO event Sandcircles Sessions there which was amazing! What an experience sharing the sacred space with Aboriginals through ceremony and ritual...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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