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Australian By Design offers quality Australian handcrafted gifts and souvenirs including Aboriginal art and craft, coasters, boomerangs, didgeridoos, silk scarves, music sticks and bullroarers.

Australian landscape paintings in the Terrence John Hadler Gallery; bronze sculptures, including animals, birds and fish; pewter animals, coasters, bowls and tableware; jewellery, timber, glass, sterling silver, Aboriginal designs; timber bowls, boxes, platters, jewellery, decorations, coasters, bookends, pepper grinders, pens; glass perfume bottles, exquisite glassware handcrafted by a Waterford Crystal trained craftsman; pens, letter openers; clocks, timber; much more, too many to include.

For more than thirteen years Australian By Design, in Melbourne's iconic The Block Arcade, has been showcasing exceptional quality Australian crafted gifts and souvenirs at affordable prices.

Most of their extensive range of products has been hand crafted in Australia by outstanding craftspeople, some of whom have been creating their beautiful pieces for more than 40 years.

Australian By Design is one of the very few genuine stores in Australia specialising in these quality products.

There is something in everyone's' price range and Australian By Design are open every day, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Australian By Design incorporates Aboriginal Art Melbourne, a superb collection of original Aboriginal art and craft from North Western Victoria and Queensland.

The shops also hosts The Terrence John Hadler Art Gallery, an extensive collection of magnificent Australian landscape art. Terrence is usually in attendance on Friday and Saturday, however the Gallery is always open with Australian By Design.

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Centre of The Block Arcade

  • Café
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Guide
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Kiosk
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Restaurant - licensed
  • Sheltered area
  • Shop
Opening hours:
  • Monday to Thursday
    9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday
    10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Friday
    9:00am - 8:00pm