A List of Australian Sites you should get to know…

Not a definitive list, nevertheless we have put together a few web sites which if you don’t know already, are worth the time in getting to know. We know that there is a mountain of websites out there we haven’t seen, leave us a comment and suggested link on this article and hopefully we can get a part 2 out soon. (Particularly for Tasmania, ACT and the NT).

INSPIRATION

junior
lifeatthebottom.com
: Great site aimed at junior creatives, with interviews, regular drinks nights and clever writing. Take a look.

design-is-kinky-dik
designiskinky.net
: Bringing you design and art goodness from Sydney, Australia since 1998.

life-lounge
lifelounge.com
: Regular articles covering art, music, photography and just plain trash. Great design, great typography.

the-grafik-museum
thegrafikmuseum.com
: “Sharing Freshness & Creativity from Australia to the World.”

we-are-the-image-makers
watim.com
: We Are the Image Makers. great source of Australian Interviews and events.

the-cool-hunter
thecoolhunter.com.au
: “Roaming Australia and the globe…so you’re in the know.”

australian-design-review
australiandesignreview.com
: Content from the magazines Architectural Review Australia and (inside).

oh-really-magazine
ohreallymagazine.com
: An art magazine aimed at all different types creations, providing an insight into the minds of innovative artists.

CRAFTS & INTERIORS

living-creatively
livingcreatively.com.au
: Your place to discover what’s happening in the world of creativity, and to unleash some of your own. Every issue, we uncover the best on offer in the worlds of art, craft, design, urban living and fashion from around the world or right next door.

pia-jane-bijkerk
blog.piajanebijkerk.com
:
Blog of Stylist Pia Jane Bijkerk.

the-design-files
thedesignfiles.net
: Interviews, shopping guides and melbourne places.

BRISBANE

four-thousand
fourthousand.com.au
: FourThousand is a weekly snapshot of Brisbane’s subculture.

MELBOURNE

the-real-melbourne
therealmelbourne.com.au
: This isn’t Melbourne for tourists- it’s Melbourne for locals, and by locals. Bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants in Australia’s most vibrant city.

threethousand.com.au: A weekly snapshot of Melbourne’s subculture – a Sydney guide to film, music, design, books, art, goods and links.

SYDNEY
twothousand.com.au: A weekly snapshot of Sydney’s subculture – a Sydney guide to film, music, design, books, art, goods and links.

PERTH

spaceship-news
spaceshipnews.com.au: A great guide to the Perth music scene.

perth-upmarket
perthupmarket.com.au
: Come to Perth Upmarket to experience high quality, stylish, unique products created by Perth’s talented artists, craftsmen, designers and gourmets.

sixthousand.com.au: SixThousand is a subcultural guide to Perth.

STRAIGHT UP BLOGS

beyond-the-pixels
blog.btpdesign.com: Beyond the Pixels.

absolutely-beautiful-thingsabsolutelybeautifulthings.blogspot.com: “I am an Interior Designer in Brisbane Australia and I have started this blog as a record of all the beautiful things I find which inspire me.”

the-refined
the-refined.com
: Sourcing the most refined design from all corners of the globe.

SHOPPING

modamuse
modamuse.com: Ooffers a range of modern designer jewellery, gifts and accessories created by independent Australian & New Zealand designers & artisans.

indie-art-and-design
indie.com.au
: Featuring products made by independent Australian artists, designers & craftspeople.

udessi
udessi.com.au
: Udessi is an Australian online gallery, proudly showcasing contemporary art, craft & design by independent Australian artists.

stupid-krap
stupidkrap.com
: “Based in Sydney, Australia, STUPIDKRAP.COM is an artist-run portal and on-line store, featuring EXCLUSIVE limited-edition high-quality art prints and collectables, by your favorite underground artists.

RANDOM

we-make-stuff-good
wemakestuffgood.com
: “A bunch of artists, designers, musicians and writers who know how to Make Stuff Good. Discover what’s going on in your town and what we’ve found and made along the way.”

dtdigital

blog.dtdigital.com.au/insight: Digital agency’s blog. Some nice insights on digital marketing.

new-matilda
newmatilda.com
: An Australian website of news, analysis and satire.

bindarri
bindarri.com.au
: “To support and promote australian creatives who are working for positive change and to inspire others who are yet to begin.”

adu
australiandesignunit.com
: Part magazine, part bulletin, part business resource.

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comments

  1. What a great line-up, I have many new website to check out! Thanks so much for including the Udessi online gallery!

    Kim Wallace, September 12th, 2009 at 12:10 pm
  2. What a great list! Thanks, I am stocking my RSS reader now :)

    Ross, September 14th, 2009 at 1:34 am
  3. Awesome. Checking out a bunch of these. Thanks.

    Fiona, September 14th, 2009 at 7:35 am
  4. Wow, what a great list! Thanks for sharing! A lot of inspiration for Urban Style Vibes

    Lise M., September 14th, 2009 at 8:54 am
  5. Thanks for the inclusion guys! :) How lovely. Greatly appreciate it… and what a great round-up! Excellent work. I have tweeted… xxx

    Lucy, September 14th, 2009 at 10:32 am
  6. Cool linkydinks and honoured to be a part of it!!

    jess, September 15th, 2009 at 10:30 am
  7. Great list, thanks. Great to see such inspirational Aussie creativity.

    sandnsurf, September 21st, 2009 at 1:29 pm
  8. Thanks for including us! Great list :)

    Carolyn, September 22nd, 2009 at 8:45 am
  9. thanks for including we make stuff good. :)

    Poppy Stuff, September 24th, 2009 at 12:52 pm
  10. So happy you considered us! We Make Stuff Good is always looking to make Australia GOOD together!

    Krystal Stuff, September 25th, 2009 at 1:54 am
  11. Cool list. Agree with most of these.

    How about Aussie site Lost At E Minor:

    http://www.lostateminor.com

    Zac, October 1st, 2009 at 11:40 pm
  12. thanks for adding bindarri to this great list

    glenn, October 5th, 2009 at 8:26 am
  13. Hi. We're here now, too. Hope you like us.
    http://www.sidestreetsydney.com.au
    x

    Side Street Sydney, October 14th, 2009 at 2:52 pm
  14. http://www.nearmap.com

    Aza, May 16th, 2010 at 10:03 pm

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