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Design Centre Tasmania

Address: Tamar and Brisbane Streets, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6331 5506
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Ranked #1 of 8 Shopping in Launceston
Type: Art Galleries, Shopping
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Type: Art Galleries, Shopping
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Curlewis, New South Wales, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Lots of wonderful designs of timber and other local Tasmanian products, very inventive and enjoyable to stroll through. The centre is well designed and staff knowledgeable and welcoming. Recommend a visit when in Launceston, esp if its a rainy day. Gifts, souvenirs and some pieces available for purchase.

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Geelong, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Worth a visit and easy to find and parking no problem. Showing some of Tasmanias very talented wood workers and craftsmen. Beautifully made pieces on display and for sale. Visit the Botanical Gardens while there.

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Brisbane, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The design centre is a must for anyone who appreciates unique, stunningly designed furniture. There are two parts to it. There is the shop area where you can wander around and look at all sorts of creations from huon pine rolling pins and salad servers to beautiful one off pieces of furniture. If my bank account allowed, I would have... More 

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179 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This building has rooms full of wonderfully designed furniture (amongst other things) made out of equally wonderful Tasmanian woods. I'm particularly enamoured with black hearted sasafrass and blackwood. And after you've finished exploring the centre, you can wander into the City Park next door and enjoy its trees.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Wonderful collection of wood and glass art objects. Some very interesting pieces by pro's and students. Very nice gift shop. Entry by donation.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

I spotted this on Trip Advisor, and popped in after spending time in the City Park (it is in the top corner of the park, on Tamar St, closer to the CBD in a combination of beautiful new buildings and a lovely old one). I was so impressed - there is student work and much work in wood and glass... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Great design gallery showcasing Tasmanian designers wonderful find adjacent to park lovely gift shop with original designer jewellery

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Exceptionally elegant furniture here showcasing Tasmanian wood and the skills of UTAS graduating design students. Also lovely glass, and jewellery, all inspired by the beauty and wildness of the Tasmanian environment. Truly something different, and a place of quality.

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Amazing designs by our designers. Very innovative in their ideas. We enjoyed all the different pieces of furniture for their intrinsic beauty. I love to see women getting out there and designing the glass the jewellery were fantastic.

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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

The entire area give me a zen feel, spacious at the exhibition hall with most of the art pieces crafted by wood. It is not a big hall but it does take time to go through the introduction of each piece. Love the design especially the chairs. There is also a shopping area where you can purchase the furnitures and... More 

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