The Big Design Market Online 2020
The Big Design Market is online this year and set to finish 2020 on a high for the makers and devotees of ethically made designer goods across the country. Featuring 200+ designers, over 100 are Victorian based small businesses.
The Big Design Market’s dedicated team have crafted whole new ways for their 50,000+ annual Victorian visitors to feel all the excitement, inspiration and creativity that they have come to relish at their live event each year, while enjoying even more benefits to their shopping experience.
An interactive digital Christmas Catalogue will enable shoppers to browse thousands of original gifts from locally-made fashion and jewellery to homewares, packaged festive foods and drinks, leather goods, gifts for men, puzzles and games, innovative tech and organisational accessories, art prints, stationery and so much more.
With exclusive access to Special Offers from selected brands, shoppers can connect instantly with over 200 ethical brands all in one place, and all in time for the gift-giving season. As well as the opportunity to enter The Big Design Market’s Major Prize Draw (worth over $1000), shoppers will also have the chance to win one of 10 daily Deluxe Showbag Giveaways, featuring an exciting array of designer products worth $100 each.
There will also be a curated selection of Free Creative Activities and Virtual Experiences—all created by Australia’s most beloved designers and tastemakers exclusively for The Big Design Market Online.
The Big Design Market loves to celebrate the people behind each brand, so every designer’s listing includes the story of their product and practice—a part of The Big Design Market that fans have come to love and expect. Each of these listings features a selection of the designers’ most exciting new products that link directly to their online store, making shopping a breeze.
Helpful badges are included on each page too so shoppers can easily identify each brand’s special features and offerings, from Made in VIC to Free Postage, gift wrapping and unique materials. There is a Gift Ideas section for shoppers looking to find unexpected treasures, including gifts for under $50, as well as product categories to help them shop for someone special – dads, kids, nature lovers and foodies to name a few.
Shopping highlights from Victorian-based designers, makers and producers 2020 has seen Victoria’s creative community conceiving and making more than ever before, and shoppers at The Big Design Market Online will be the first to discover these exciting new products!
There are Christmas hampers and delicious gift boxes on offer from Grampians-based Mount Zero Olives, Mörk Chocolate, Kakadu Plum – a social enterprise offering a range of Australian Native bush foods that celebrate indigenous culture and Chai Addict.
Plus there are delicious tasting packs by Innocent Bystander from the Yarra Valley and St Ali coffee. Gifts with a social impact include PARK’s new Game Changer soccer clothing and accessories range with half the profits from sales donated to charities with the goal of inspiring and empowering youth, Hey Tiger chocolate bars and gift packs with 50c from every sale going to The Hunger Project Ghana (over $250,000 has been donated so far).
For kids, The Big Design Market Online has vintage-inspired toddler and baby clothing by Goldie + Ace, interactive bilingual yoga cards from newcomers Metta Play and colourful educational posters to engage little learners by Squared Charts. There’s also a host of new kids’ books by local independent publishers including ‘The Very Hungry Bum’ by Castlemaine based Atlas Jones, new Aussie kids’ books series Roobee Roo and Renee Treml’s new book ‘Sherlock Bones and the Sea-creature Feature’.
New fashion and accessories for 2020 include the latest range from Tara Whalley who was scouted for New York Fashion Week in September this year, silk scarves with designs by indigenous artists from One of Twelve and Ada Hodgson’s ‘Flour’ collection of gold and silver necklaces inspired by this year’s iso bread-making craze.
There will be Deluxe Designer Showbags worth $100 to be won each day by The Big Design Market subscribers, with a different selection of designer goodies on offer in each one. Up for grabs are covetable gifts including Objct co’s Lapod lap desk/storage pod.
THE FREE ACTIVITIES & EXPERIENCES There’ll be loads of creative activities for kids from the likes of Renee Treml, Laura Blythman, Ruby Roo and Metta Play. Grown-ups can learn how to choose the best wines this Summer with Innocent Bystander, create eye-catching nail art with Kester Black, try crochet with Homelea Lass, whip up a Summer mocktail with The Rabbit Hole, and even create an edible statement necklace with Mazdevallia.
The Big Design Market Online is set to be a joyful shopping spectacular, that supports and connects Victoria’s incredible design community.
Effortlessly accessing the catalogue online from wherever you are, shoppers can savour the process of selecting meaningful gifts from one trusted source, resting assured that everything on offer has been ethically created by small, creative businesses who are passionate about quality and originality.
The Big Design Market Online Wednesday 18 – Sunday 29 November 2020