Our Suppliers

Robert Wynne - Songlines Darwin

Glass pear and apple – Robert Wynne

We source and stock quality Australian hand-made and/or licensed products from a range of suppliers including:

Art centres – Aboriginal owned non-profit social enterprises

  • Anindilyakwa Arts – Groote Eylandt NT – beautiful digitally printed fabrics and scarves
  • Babbarra Designs – Maningrida, Central Arnhem Land NT – screen and lino printing fabrics – all made by hand
  • Buku Larrnggay Mulka – Yirrkala, NE Arnhem Land NT – barks, wood sculptures and limited edition prints
  • Bula’bula Arts – Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land NT, hand printed fabric lengths, natural fibre weavings and paintings
  • Ikuntji Artists – Haasts Bluff NT – hand printed fabric lengths, accessories, cushion covers and limited edition prints
  • Merrepen Arts – fabrics
  • Papulankutja Artists – Blackstone and Jameson in the Ngannyatjara Lands of WA. Digitally printed fabrics.
  • Tjanpi Weavers – APY and NG Lands of Central Australia, Aboriginal owned social enterprise creating quirky and cheerful handwoven sculptures
  • Warlukurlangu Artists – Yuendumu NT, small and large canvases and cute metal dogs

Fair Trade

We look for ethical businesses to partner with and have found some beauties!

  • Better World Arts – Australian Fair Trade accredited social enterprise that makes quality homewares, accessories in partnership with First Nations artists
  • Beebee & Bongo – Tactile educational toys made in Cambodia. Each Beebee+Bongo product is carefully handmade by the artisan women of Cambodia Knits, a provisional member of  WFTO.
  • Brumby Sunstate – book distributors who are fabulous at sourcing weird and wonderful titles for us – children’s books, art, culture, First Nations, environmental and more
  • Flying Fox Fabrics – women’s and men’s accessories made with hand printed fabric including wallets, purses, cross-body bags and unisex satchels.
  • Kaiyu Superfoods – Aboriginal owned enterprise producing Australian native fruit freeze dried powders: specialists in Top End bush foods
  • One of Twelve – Australian organisation that showcases the work of emerging and established artists from the Asia Pacific region. We stock bilums and silk scarves and ties.
  • Viva La Body – personal products including soaps, deodorants, solid shampoos and conditioners

Individuals

  • First Nations artists: Rodney King, Gloreen Campion, Helen Kamajirr, Betty Milliken, Enosh Wurrkidj
  • Diane Lucas – Darwin writer, teacher, researcher who also publishes children’s books
  • Eric Nunn – Darwin jeweller working in silver with gems and local stone
  • Robert Wynne/Denizen Glass Studio – glass artist
  • Anne Phelan and John Clark of Framed Gallery (operated on the same site for 33 years until 2017) have an outstanding collection of contemporary Australian art
  • David Hancock Books – Darwin photographer who produces superb specialist books on the history and cultures of the Top End

 

David Hancock The Stone Country - at Songlines Darwin