The Sydney AW14 Finders Keepers Markets launch TONIGHT at the Exhibition Hall, Australian Technology Park from 6pm until 10pm. We will also be open again tomorrow from 10am until 5pm. There is so much to see and do, from our impressive line up of independent art & design stalls, to our Food Trucks & Farmers Lane, as well as our Vintage Emporium, live bands and djs plus workshops and activities! A feast for the senses you will be sure to find something new and inspiring, with lots to see, eat, hear and make! All for the price of $2 entry fee! Download the site map ahead of time to find out exactly where your favourite designers are located, and perhaps find some new favourites! For more information on the event including how to get there, parking and other info please head to our Sydney markets page here. There you will also find out how to get a free ride to the event with Uber (new users only)!
Take a sneak peek of some of the amazing new design stalls and event highlights below.
Design Stall Highlights:
Sydney Market stall highlights L-R:
Ginny and Jude Designs, Bas & Lokes, Pretty Parcel, The Archer Collective
Antipastel, Koa by Kaitlin, Dandelyne, McKean Studio
Emily Green, Angus & Celeste, Seer Footwear, Son Valise
For the full list of designers see the Sydney AW14 Directory
Bespoke Letterpress is bringing to Sydney Finders Keepers a great big jumbo stall full of letterpress loveliness! Under our indoor canopy of greenery, come find lots of our stationery favourites, as well as lots of new goodies launching at this event including new foil printed stationery and our brand new collection of double sided gift wrap fresh off the press!
Follow’s online store pop up will be featuring a curated selection of our online stock including labels such as Lovehate, Milk & Sugar and Down to The Woods. We are also debuting our very limited winter clothing range.
There’ll be advanced copies of frankie issue 60 up for grabs (our 10th anniversary issue) as well as the brand new interiors book, SPACES volume two. Also nestled amongst all our pretty bits and bobs will be a super special market tote bag, and the frankie tea towel in three lovely designs.
funkis Swedish Forms
funkis is an Australian design company with strong Swedish influences. Our collection is unique and timeless, inspired by modern and classic Scandinavian design. All funkis products are proudly made in Australia and Sweden. Our funkis brand bags, and a large part of our clog, clothing and home wares ranges, are made of vegetable dyed leather and organic textiles. Excellent quality in both design and material is essential to us and our customers, it’s our goal to offer our customers designs that are different and “exclusive” (yet affordable).
Since 2009 Made590 has been a regular stall holder of The Finders Keepers Market and this June we will be bringing all our wonderful, weird, colourful and fun things for you see! Made590 is situated in Newtown, known for our collections of giftware and Australian made clothing. We have worked on a special range of clothing which we will be releasing exclusively at FK this June, expect to see a beautiful range using Liberty of London fabric, perfect 100% merino wool cardigans, bright patterns with prints in tops, dresses, skirts and coats will also be hanging on the racks! On our tables we will have lots of our stand-out homewares, stationary and gifts. To find us just look out for our rabbit mannequin, who is always a big hit.
Space to Create
At Space to Create we love design! Our goal is to make design focused furniture which is more accessible to everyone. We thrive on the unique and cater for the design enthusiast. You can see our furniture on display at the Sydney Finders Keepers, and we look forward to taking your enquiries this weekend!
TMOD specialise in interactive stationery and lifestyle design. Every design is playful and nostalgic and requires the human touch. The card ranges include cards that scratch to reveal a hidden greeting, wearable animal mask greeting cards and temporary tattoo greeting cards. Also brand new to this coming Finders Keepers markets is the launch of the TMOD Adventure enamel range. The TMOD stall will be filled with fun and wonder and you’ll leave with a buzz and a temporary tattoo!
We were so delighted to have the opportunity to curate a special Vintage Emporium for the Sydney Aw14 market! We have selected a fantastic range of vintage fashion, accessories and homewares sellers, who will have the best pieces from their impressive vintage collections on display for you to browse and of course buy. You can find the full Vintage Emporium line up here.
WORKSHOPS + OTHER HIGHLIGHTS:
Shillington Sign writing workshop
Shillington will be hosting three sign writing workshops with industry experts Frank + Mimi over the course of the weekend. Go home with your very own hand-painted sign – and a new passion for hand-lettering!
Book your ticket here – only 2 left!
Frankie Magazine workshops
Here’s something we’re a little bit psyched about: for the first time we’ll be running workshops alongside our Finders Keepers stall! As a crafty high five for the launch of SPACES, we’ve teamed up with some of our favourite makers to help you whip up something fab to take home. Make neat fabric placemats with Alex Falkiner, message banners and collages with Georgia Perry or sequin pillow cases with Hayley Morgan – all classes must be pre-booked, so jump to it.
Book your tickets here – tickets selling fast!
Etsy’s Craft Party
Etsy’s Craft Party is a celebration of meeting and making and this year, Etsy is bringing the fun to Sydney Finders Keepers! The theme is ReCapture: Bringing New Meaning to Your Photographs, so come down, have your photo snapped and embellish your photo with loads of fun craft supplies! There’s a $100 Etsy gift voucher up for grabs too!
There is no need to book and there is no cost for the craft party.
Music Line Up:
Here is our live music line up for the Sydney AW14 Markets! Check out this announcement post for full details including images and bio’s of some featured musicians.
Friday 6th June
6:00pm: Leroy Lee
7:00pm: Brian Campeau
8:00pm: Martha Marlow
9:00pm: Fanny Lumsden & The Thrillseekers
Saturday 7th June
10:00am: Jack Shit (DJ)
12:00pm: Bec Sandridge
12:45pm: Hannah Marjorie
1:30pm: Boy Outside
2:30pm: DJ Dylabolical
FOOD & DRINK + FARMERS LANE:
We’ve rounded up the best Sydney foodies and asked them to create their most delicious delights for you at our Sydney AW14 market! With five Food Trucks, over 25 Farmers Lane vendors, coffee carts by Allpress & bars by Stone & Wood, you will be sure to find something tasty and locally made to feast on, both during the event and to take home as well! Check out the full line up of food trucks & stalls here.