Made by Melbourne is a creative precinct showcasing
some of Melbourne’s best local talents. The space comes to life with a diverse mix of designers, retailers and food trucks every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Curated by the Melbourne Design Market, Made by Melbourne will feature an array of design specialisations and installations including natural yarn knitwear, customisable furniture, ethically sourced homewares, hand printed leggings, woven textile sculptures, knitted jewellery and men’s leather accessories. Elizabeth Collins, Event Manager Melbourne Design Market said, “The Melbourne Design Market is excited to be able to curate a pop-up design collective in a space like Water Tank Way as we are always working to provide opportunities for local designers to engage with valuable consumers and industry contacts.”

The pop up design precinct is open from Wednesday through to Friday. Find beautiful objects and an electric range of fashion-forward pop up shops.

Designers include:
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Constance Roe
- Secret River
- Zsofi Samu – Woven Textile Sculpture
- Luna Gallery
- Melbourne Design Market
- The Accessories Project

Want to find out more about Melbourne’s best design and crafts? ‘Walk This Way’ tours have been running since the start of October. Meet the designers themselves and learn about their inspiration and production behind their designs. Tours are running at 12pm and 1pm Wednesday to Friday.

Walk this way tours here

 

Food trucks from
11am – 3pm every Wednesday, Thursday & Friday.

 

Food trucks are rolling into Upper West Side throughout the month of October. Head down to Water Tank Way every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for the best of Melbourne’s mobile street food. We have even set up seating inside one of the shops to create our very own ‘Truck Stop’. Bring friends, and a big appetite!

OCTOBER FOOD TRUCKS

11am – 3pm throughout October.

Wednesday – Lil NomNom’s
Thursday – Toasta Truck
Friday – Gumbo Kitchen

Melbourne-based brand Luna Gallery specialises in textural knitwear garments and homewares, embracing feel, function, style and sustainability to create quality knits from natural yarn.

Simplicity and humble luxury is the mantra of Secret River,
a homewares specialist that utilises ethically sourced woven cloths to create long lasting, high quality pieces.

Knitwear artisan ​​Wendy Voon Knits is renowned for her​ carefully crafted and beautifully detailed garments and​ ​accessories. Visitors are welcomed to interact with Voon​ and watch as she develops her next collection in her​ studio, which will be set up each Saturday in situ in her​ pop-up gallery space.

Constance Roe is a Melbourne based accessories brand dedicated to the creation of luxury handcrafted products in fine Italian leather.

Playfully expressing modernity and a subtle quirky style through striking colours and textures, Constance Roe pieces are born to excite the senses.

Building on an extensive background in screen-printing and printmaking, Adventure Pants delivers hand printed, durable and original leggings made from locally sourced natural​ fabrics and inks.

Power to Make has a unique take on furniture and accessory production, exploring the craft through digital technology. The result is highly customisable and contemporary furniture that can be reimagined by the user, in keeping with the fast pace of 21st century living.

Zsofi Samu integrates coiling and the ancient looming technique “double weaving” to create three dimensional textile sculptures inspired by the Tasmanian wilderness. Nature is a reimagined as art with Samu’s one of a kind pieces, which can be reshaped and re-installed in different ways to reflect the changeability of nature.

Wearable art is the focus of Elenii’s men and women’s accessory line. Individually handcrafted knitwear jewellery makes for a collection of show-stealing statement pieces.