Saturday Indesign 2023 is just around the corner and with activations and program timings dropping daily we’re all busy planning our dream event schedule. Running from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Saturday September 2nd, Saturday Indesign will roll out across Melbourne, lighting up through our three central precincts (Richmond, Collingwood and CBD) with 34 exhibitors opening their showrooms up for bespoke design experiences. 

As always, the best part of Saturday Indesign is its choose-your-own-adventure vibe. This isn’t a trade show, it’s a full day design festival, where you’re handed the keys to the city. As long as you’ve confirmed your free registration, you can access every showroom, event and activation on offer. Plan your day your way and head to the showrooms you want to see at the times that suit you. Catch up on our timed events and block out the sessions you want to be at, then plan your route across the city via public transport, car pooling, walking trails or with the infamous Saturday Indesign hop-on, hop-off buses courtesy of our transport partner Neolith.

However you choose to do Saturday Indesign, one thing every attendee will need is a chance to refuel. Whether it’s a morning coffee and pastry, a lunch to devour, an afternoon apertivo or all of the above and more, our exhibitors have you sorted. They’ve got food, drinks and entertainment to keep you full, energised and entertained from when their doors open until event close.

So read on, see the spreads that are on offer and be sure to add these mouth-watering showrooms into your event-day agenda.

Saturday Indesign Food & Drink Offerings

Check out the food, drinks and entertainment being served up at Saturday Indesign

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM 
Fuel up with Reece & Neolith
Join Reece & Neolith as we launch the Richmond hub with a bang! Start your day with us and enjoy a delightful spread of coffee and pastries. This is where the excitement begins, and we can’t wait to kick off the journey together.
Hosted by: Reece/Neolith
The Works – 57 Balmain Street, Cremorne 

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Kick Off Breakfast
Start your day at 8:30 AM with Sub-Zero Wolf, e&s, and Omvivo as we kick off SID 2023 with a delightful breakfast and coffee. Get energised for an exhilarating day ahead before the official program commences at 9 AM!
Hosted by: Sub-Zero Wolf, Omvivo, e&s
Bank House 11-19 Bank Place, Melbourne CBD

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Italian-Inspired Sips & Showroom Delights
Indulge your senses in a journey through the vibrant flavours of Italy with our mouth watering antipasto spread. Explore an assortment of cured meats, velvety prosciutto and the crispy canvas of toasted bruschetta adorned with cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, and a hint of garlic.
HOSTED BY: Design Precinct & Didier
550 Swan Street, Richmond 

9:00 AM -10:30 AM
Culinary Grazing breakfast
Enjoy a delicious breakfast grazing station prepared by Winnings Culinary Experts, cooked in the latest appliances on the market.
Hosted by: Winnings
540 Swan Street, Richmond 

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Morning Delights
Indulge in a morning of delectable pastries while immersing yourself in Tait’s captivating showroom focusing the lens on  Design Narrative.
Hosted by: Tait
209/211 Smith Street, Fitzroy

9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Winya’s Morning Delight
Start your day deliciously with breakfast catered by Mabu Mabu. Indulge in a mouthwatering spread of flavours inspired by Indigenous ingredients and culinary traditions. Join Winya for a breakfast experience that celebrates local culture and the art of great food, courtesy of Mabu Mabu’s culinary expertise.
Hosted by: Winya
15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD

Check out the food, drinks and entertainment being served up at Saturday Indesign

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Food + Thought
Join the Cantilever & Kett team to enjoy Padre Coffee served from the EDIT coffee bar and a delectable pastry from the best of the Inner North.Explore the curated collection of books that has inspired the Cantilever and Kett team, from the EDIT Library. Enjoy a quiet moment in the luxurious new sofa releases Feathertop and Bellbrae by Kett in this special preview.
Hosted by: Cosh Living / Cantilever
Level 6/600 Church Street, Richmond

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Coffee and Pastries
Start your morning with a perfect pairing of freshly brewed coffee and delectable pastries.
Hosted by: Brickworks
367 Collins Street, Melbourne CBD

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Greek Loukoumades Breakfast
Kick off the festivities at 9 am with an irresistible treat – Greek loukoumades! These delectable honey-soaked dough balls, sprinkled with cinnamon are sure to transport you to the streets of Athens.
Hosted by: Living Edge
650 Church Street, Richmond

10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Grazing Boards and Bubbles with Camerich
Join us for a morning of indulgence and elegance.
Camerich presents a delightful grazing board and drinks experience. Their grazing table will be open for you to enjoy, and we look forward to serving champagne from 10:30am.
Hosted by: Camerich
597 Church Street, Richmond

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Oktoberfest
Experience the ultimate celebration at Axor’s Oktoberfest, serving up delectable sausages and a lively beer garden where you can savour a variety of brews – a perfect blend of flavours and fun!
Hosted by: Axor
Unit 4 / 71 Victoria Crescent, Abbotsford

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Supercheese and Olinda Specialist Cellars Gin and wine Tasting
Supercheese and Olinda Specialist Cellars will bring together the heavenly experience that pairs the soft and creamy flavours of artisanal cheeses with smooth and refreshing tastes of various gin and wine selections.
Hosted by: Design Precinct, Didier
550 Swan Street, Richmond

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Gourmet Grazing Delight
Indulge in an Arthur G Grazing Board  by Cookes Food with a focus on local cheeses and produce, designed to satisfy your cravings and fill your stomach. Join us for a feast of delectable bites that will leave you both satisfied and delighted.
Hosted by: Arthur G
618 Church Street, Richmond

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Archie Rose Cocktails
Indulge in a delightful brunch accompanied by exquisite Archie Rose cocktails following on from their Panel discussion.
Hosted by: Aspect Furniture
333 Collins Street, Melbourne CBD

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Winya’s Midday Delight
Indulge in a delightful lunch with catering by Mabu Mabu. Savour a delightful array of flavours inspired by Indigenous ingredients and culinary traditions. Join us for a lunch experience that celebrates local culture and the art of great food, courtesy of Mabu Mabu’s culinary expertise.
Hosted by: Winya
15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Israeli Feast
Savour an exquisite lunch, where you’ll be treated to an array of flavours and dishes that encapsulate the rich and diverse culinary traditions of Israel.
Hosted by: K5
Level 1, 275 Smith Street Fitzroy, Melbourne VIC 3065

Check out the food, drinks and entertainment being served up at Saturday Indesign

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Gin Infusions & Local Delights
Sip on expertly crafted cocktails from the renowned Melbourne Gin Company, while also enjoying the refreshing taste of local beer and sparkling beverages. The bar is open – come raise a glass with us!
Hosted by: Arthur G
618 Church Street, Richmond

12:30 – 2:00
Lunch Time With Reece & Neolith
Join Reece and Neolith for a delicious lunchtime experience. Enjoy delectable food and catering to satisfy your midday cravings.
Hosted by: Reece/Neolith
The Works – 57 Balmain Street, Cremorne  

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Lunch by Michael Smith
Be prepared to be captivated by the renowned e&s chef Michael Smith as he presents a delectable cooking demonstration directly from the Sub-Zero Wolf kitchen. Get ready to savour a feast that’s sure to delight everyone!
Hosted by: e&s, Sub-Zero Wolf, Omvivo
Bank House, 11/19 Bank Place, Melbourne CBD

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Afternoon Pastries
Savour afternoon pastries as you delve into Tait’s sustainable high-performance collections, gaining insights into their innovative approach towards renewed transparency.
Hosted by: Tait
209/211 Smith Street, Fitzroy

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
“Utopia” Cocktail Hour
An original cocktail specially made for Saturday Indesign, to match their Utopia installation! Designed in partnership with Hayden Lambert – Head Bartender at Above Board Bar, Fitzroy.
The cocktails are a mix of classic preparations and signature drinks Lambert has perfected over decades of bartending.
Hosted by: HOW. and Autex Acoustics
The Melburnian, 250 St Kilda Road, Southbank

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Danish Delights
Delight your taste buds with Danish culinary treasures at the Great Dane showroom, where you can savour the essence of Denmark through a delectable selection of treats.
Hosted by: Great Dane Furniture
175 Johnston Street, Fitzroy

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Afternoon Canapés with Winya
Experience the pleasure of afternoon canapés with catering by Mabu Mabu. Delight in an array of flavours inspired by Indigenous ingredients and culinary traditions. Join us for an exquisite culinary journey that honours local culture and the craft of exceptional food, all curated by Mabu Mabu’s culinary mastery.
Hosted by: Winya
15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD

2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Tapas Time!
Indulge in the rich flavours of Spain and the Mediterranean as Ajar presents a tempting spread of tapas after the design discussion, offering a diverse range of small, shareable dishes that perfectly complement their furniture.
Hosted by: AJAR
120 Johnston St, Collingwood

2:30pm-5:00pm
The ultimate American style BBQ feast with BBQ Expert Russell Crosdale on Kalamazoo
Join BBQ Expert Russell Crosdale cooking on the incredible handmade American Kalamazoo.
BBQ’s live in action. Russell will be basting, grilling and charing an array of delicious food for you to sample.
Hosted by: Winnings
540 Swan Street, Richmond 

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Gin Bar by Framery
Indulge in a premium gin bar, courtesy of Framery, and enjoy a selection of exquisite gins and craft cocktails, creating a perfect blend of sophistication and enjoyment.
Hosted by: ecf HFA
1F Marine Parade, Abbotsford

Check out the food, drinks and entertainment being served up at Saturday Indesign

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Anti-Pasto Afternoon
Relish the afternoon with a selection of drinks and an enticing array of antipasto delights.
Hosted by: Brickworks
367 Collins Street, Melbourne CBD

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Champagne and Oyster Hour with David Hicks
Indulge in a sophisticated Champagne and Oyster Hour featuring David Hicks. Join us for an exclusive conversation with David Hicks starting at 4pm. Delve into his remarkable career, extraordinary projects, and the inspirations behind his iconic luxury aesthetic. Don’t miss this unique opportunity!
Hosted by: Sub-Zero Wolf, e&s, Omvivo
Bank House 11-19 Bank Place, Melbourne CBD

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Gin Tasting
Savour the finest gin selections from The Melbourne Gin Company and witness expert mixologists craft delightful concoctions right before your eyes during our afternoon gin tasting session in the Cantilever EDIT kitchen.
Hosted by: Cantilever
Level 6/600 Church Street, Richmond

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

A Taste of Tradition
Sip on unique cocktails crafted by an Indigenous mixologist, featuring the distinct flavours of Indigenous gins. Immerse yourself in a drink that harmoniously blends traditional botanicals, as our mixologist’s expertise brings out the essence of Indigenous culture in every sip.
Hosted by: Winya
15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD

4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Raise a Glass with Thinking Works
Join Thinking Works for an exciting cocktail experience, starting at 4pm. Let’s raise our glasses and enjoy a vibrant evening of delicious drinks and lively conversation.
Make sure you are here by 5pm to win a trip to London!!!
Hosted by: Thinking Works
3a/650 Church Street, Richmond

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Cheers to Saturday Indesign
As Saturday Indesign concludes, join us at Signature Floors to raise a toast to a fantastic day before the after-party kicks off at 7pm. Let’s come together to celebrate the success of the event and set the stage for an unforgettable evening ahead. See you at Signature Floors for a prelude to the after-party!
Hosted by: Signature Floors
Level 2/125 Flinders Lane, Melbourne CBD

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Post SID VIP Aperitivo hour 
Hosted by Molteni&C, V-ZUG and The Front Room, The Aperitivo Hour is an intimate after dark experience that requires pre-registration. Expect a curated experience that promises to enchant your senses and ignite your imagination.  
Hosted by: Molteni&C + V-Zug
459 Church St, Richmond

ALL DAY
Café Jardan
Be the first to glimpse Jardan’s latest collection at our preview event, accompanied by a pop-up café experience – Café Jardan. Immerse yourself in the fusion of design and hospitality as the collection seamlessly integrates within the café setting, offering a unique engagement with our new offerings.
Hosted by: Jardan
522 Church Street, Richmond

ALL DAY
Piccolina Gelateria Cart
Treat yourself to the finest, truly authentic Italian Gelato from the experts at Piccolina, serving a delightful array of flavours throughout the day!
Hosted by: Molteni&C + V-Zug
459 Church St, Richmond

Check out the food, drinks and entertainment being served up at Saturday Indesign

Saturday Indesign Entertainment Offerings

10:15 – 10:20
Prize draw – Missoni Home
Win the ultimate Missoni Home prize valued at over $1500 RRP from Winnings. For your chance to win, attend the Winning Appliances Design Investment Panel at 9:45am and leave your details. A winner will be chosen by Winnings General Manager, Harry Boileau after the panel.
Hosted by: Winnings
540 Swan Street, Richmond

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Extremis’ Panigiri Greek Festival
It’s time to settle into the afternoon with even more Greek food, served alongside Extremis’ classic Belgian beer and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere, with live music.
Whether you’re a fan of Greek cuisine, fascinated by design and innovation, or simply looking for a fun-filled day, Extremis’ Panigiri Greek Festival promises an unforgettable experience for everyone.
Hosted by: Living Edge
650 Church Street, Richmond

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Woolee Woolee Keetwanta – An Indigenous Art Projection
Experience the captivating artistry of Dr. Vicki Couzens (she/her), a multimedia artist from the Gunditjmara community. Join us for ‘Woolee Woolee Keetwanta,’ an enchanting visual display playing on the atrium walls. Immerse yourself in this mesmerising showcase that celebrates culture and creativity.
Hosted by: Winya
15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Groove and Glam
Meet Cerulean (she/they), a sensational Meriam drag artist and reigning champion of Miss First Nation. Prepare to be dazzled as Cerulean takes the stage, bringing their unique flair and talent to the spotlight. Get ready for an unforgettable performance that showcases both their artistry and their triumph as Miss First Nation’s winner.
Hosted by: Winya
15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Get Jiggy with Arthur G
Get ready to party with Arthur G! Join us at our vibrant bar with DJ Prequel setting the mood. Enjoy a lively atmosphere accompanied by an exciting variety of cocktails, wines, and beers. Let’s make it a day to remember!
Hosted by: Arthur G
618 Church Street, Richmond

2:00pm- 5:00pm
Vinyl DJ set by Edd Fisher (Wax’o Paradiso & PBS FM)
Sip on espresso martini and enjoy a vinyl DJ set from Edd Fisher, from Wax’o Paradiso and PBS FM, Melbourne’s progressive community music station.
Hosted by:  Winnings
540 Swan Street, Richmond 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
SPECIAL GUESTS: DJ DOWEL JONES
Good friends Dowel Jones will be DJ’ing between 4-5pm to close out the day.
Hosted by: ownworld
11 Stanley Street, Collingwood

Check out the food, drinks and entertainment being served up at Saturday Indesign

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sustainable Cuisine Cooking Demonstration
Indulge in the perfect blend of taste and sustainability! Join us for a captivating sustainable cuisine cooking demo paired with delightful Aperol spritzes and appetisers. Discover eco-friendly cooking tips, savour chef’s creations, and mingle in a vibrant atmosphere that celebrates conscious choices.
Hosted by: Autex Acoustic, HOW.
The Melburnian, 250 St Kilda Road, Southbank

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Salty One – A Nyul Nyul Multimedia Experience
Immerse yourself in the world of Lowell Hunter (he/him), an exceptional Nyul Nyul multimedia artist. Join us as we showcase ‘Salty One,’ his captivating masterpiece, projected onto the atrium walls. Prepare to be enchanted by this artistic journey, a fusion of creativity and culture that promises a one-of-a-kind experience.
Hosted by: Winya
15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD

When the sun sets, the party begins! Join us at the Saturday Indesign Official Afterparty. Haven’t snagged your ticket yet? Hurry, they’re running out fast! Grab yours here!

Getting around on the day

Thanks to our transport partners, Neolith, each exhibitor location is connected by our free all-day hop-on hop-off bus loop. Event handbooks and interactive maps will be available on the day.

Register today for your chance to go in the running for our prize pool of over $33,000. See you there, 2 September.

We can’t wait to see you at #saturdayindesign 

Find out what’s happening in our Saturday Indesign precincts: Collingwood, CBD, Richmond. End your day with a bang, secure your tickets to the Official Saturday Indesign After Party here.

Key event details:Saturday Indesign
2 September, 2023
9am-5pm
Key design locations across Melbourne
Free to attend! Register now!

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