The Southern Design Centre is a furniture and craft centre at Geeveston, in Southern Tasmania.
The Southern Design Centre specialises in designing and making fine timber furniture. Native Tasmanian timbers, including Huon Pine, Blackheart Sassafras, Myrtle, Blackwood, Celery Top Pine and Tasmanian Oak, are used to create hand crafted furniture. You can see examples of Tasmanian timber furniture in the centres showroom, and pieces can also be made to order.
The work of local artists and craftspeople is also displayed at the Southern Design Centre, and there are artisan studios onsite also. Hemmerton Pottery, H R Factor - Howard creates jewellery in many materials, and Rino specialises in fine glass work.
Southern Design Centre is also home to Juey Bazaar a recycled fashion shop that supports an orphange in Cambodia. Recycled Timber and Furniture creates functional furniture from recycled materials concentrating on Tasmanian timbers. Quillwood Pens manufacture pens from Tasmanian timbers of many designs which make great gifts. With something for everyone, Southern Design Cafe is open daily.
The café is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Geeveston is a 53 minute drive ( 60 kilometres / 37 miles ) South of Hobart.