Xiaohui Yang | Tales from her studio Xiaohui Yang | Tales from her studio

We recently caught up 'Yang & Shaw: tales from the studio' artist, Xiaohui Yang, about her work and the importance and impact of cultural exchanges her creative practi... More

Event | Constructive conversations: deconstruction and reconstruction in contemporary craft and design Event | Constructive conversations: deconstruction and reconstruction in contemporary craft and design Join jeweller Elizabeth Shaw and fashion and textile designer Alice Payne, who both currently have works on display at artisan, in conversation with visual arts lecturer,... More
Top 5 tips for branding and packaging your products Top 5 tips for branding and packaging your products

With over 10 years of retail experience, our Retail Co-ordinator, Jaala, has witnessed both branding faux-pas and fabulous packaging design that makes product jump off... More

Colour, light, play: glass bead lampworking with artist, Avril Bowie Colour, light, play: glass bead lampworking with artist, Avril Bowie

Avril Bowie is a local glass artist who hand makes beautiful glass jewellery using traditional Italian glass techniques.

We recently caught up with Avril to fin... More

Q&A with jeweller Luke Maninov Q&A with jeweller Luke Maninov

Luke Maninov is an award-winning Brisbane-based jeweller to watch out for. By day, you will find Luke managing a leading neuroscientific microimaging facility; by nigh... More

Top 5 tips for photographing your products Top 5 tips for photographing your products

We know that taking photographs of your products for your website and social media platforms can be tricky, so we asked photographer, Jaala Alex, to share her top five... More

Q&A with Chloe Tozer of CLO Jewellery Q&A with Chloe Tozer of CLO Jewellery

It’s hard to believe that an emerging jeweller can accomplish an internship with a local jeweller, studying art in Spain, traveling to Mexico to do a silversmith cou... More

Artisan team Christmas wish list Artisan team Christmas wish list With Christmas quickly approaching (eek!) the artisan team has been preparing our Christmas wish lists.... More
Rock & Gold’s delicious designs! Rock & Gold’s delicious designs! Alice Yeung of Rock & Gold is a design extraordinaire from Brisbane. Her designs ooze the cosmopolitan flare of cities like Tokyo, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney.... More
Q&A with  Marisa Molin – Fragments of King Q&A with Marisa Molin – Fragments of King We recently caught up with jeweller Marisa Molin about her residency in Norway and her work that features in our current exhibition, 'Attitude As Form'. ... More
2015 exhibition program 2015 exhibition program artisan presents a program of exhibitions that showcase the best of emerging and established Australian makers. Our exhibitions focus on engaging with themes at the foref... More
Visions from the future: how technology could enhance prosthetics Visions from the future: how technology could enhance prosthetics artisan recently caught up with Wear Next_ artist Troy Baverstock to discuss the influences behind his interdisciplinary design practice. Fascinated by human nature, tech... More
Online exhibition: 1 million stars Online exhibition: 1 million stars Welcome to the online home of 1 Million Stars, an exhibition by Maryann Talia Pau showing at private BCM Crucible Gallery from 11 Sept – 4 Nov 2015. The exhibition is c... More
Off the shelf!? Bespoke furniture for small spaces Off the shelf!? Bespoke furniture for small spaces A new Brisbane-based furniture design practice Smith + Others has taken over artisan’s Ivory St Window Gallery in Fortitude Valley.... More
Wear Next_ experiential event | 2 Oct 6-8pm Wear Next_ experiential event | 2 Oct 6-8pm Join us on Friday 2 October, 6-8pm to experience some seriously cool wearable technologies!... More
Marketplace soiree Marketplace soiree We are really looking forward to the Marketplace Soiree, Friday July 10th 5:30pm – 8:00 pm. Come along to sample artisan refreshments, enjoy craft demonstrations and t... More
Q&A with Carol Russell Q&A with Carol Russell We recently caught up with Brisbane-based artist Carol Russell who’s featuring in our upcoming Marketplace exhibition. Born in Tasmania, Carol grew up surrounded by peo... More
Art Animates the City | panel discussion – Tuesday 10 February Art Animates the City | panel discussion – Tuesday 10 February

Brisbane Development Association and artisan presents... Art Animates the City | Tuesday 10 February 2015 | 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start (concluding by 7.30pm) artisan G... More

Burst In workshop: Saturday 8 November Burst In workshop: Saturday 8 November artisan, along with curators Christian Duell and John de Manincor, invite you to Burst in to Burst Open through this workshop held as part of the Burst Open exhibition no... More
Open Exchange – Thursday 18 December Open Exchange – Thursday 18 December

Open Exchange - a panel discussion on open source design | Presented by artisan in partnership with the Institute of Modern Art (IMA) | Thursday, 18 December 2014, 6-7... More

Q&A with WARHOF designers Ruth Birtwell and Domm Watson Q&A with WARHOF designers Ruth Birtwell and Domm Watson Since discovering their mutual interest in unique, wearable and sustainable clothing after graduating from Fashion School in Brisbane, designers Ruth Birtwell and Domm Wa... More
Meet the Makers: Saturday 18 October Meet the Makers: Saturday 18 October Our next Meet the Makers session features BrisStyle makers Samantha Gilkes and Bronwen Jones.... More
Q&A with Greensmith artist Alicia Lane Q&A with Greensmith artist Alicia Lane During the course of the Greensmith exhibition you might have spotted jeweller Alicia Lane, working away at our in store studio. Alicia Lane is one of four exhibiting Gre... More
Q&A with Bianca Mavrick: contemporary jeweller and designer Q&A with Bianca Mavrick: contemporary jeweller and designer Brisbane based contemporary jeweller and object maker Bianca Mavrick works across a diverse palette of precious and everyday materials. Bianca combines handcrafting with ... More