Alison Jackson, table setting. Photo: Chrintine Pobke.

AGENCYCraft ACT: Craft and Design Centre's new store – has thrown its doors open for business in bustling Braddon's Ori Building.

More than just a store

With its innovative business model this is a significant step for Craft ACT- celebrating four decades in Canberra and a new direction. As the name suggests AGENCY will be the facilitator between the maker and the consumer. AGENCY sells a service, experience and a lifestyle all in one go.

Showcasing works from highly acclaimed artist, designers and makers including Alison Jackson, Margaret Brown, Bev Hogg, Julie Ryder, Nicholas Fuller, Wayne Simon, Janet DeBoos + many more. Stockiest are carefully selected from across Australia with an emphasis on local products, a broad product offering and high-end one off pieces.

CO - LAB Launch

CO-LAB is a new program initiated by AGENCY to provide opportunities for Craft ACT members through facilitating exciting cross-disciplinary collaborative projects that aim at promoting and enhancing professional practice.

Online store

Our new online store is currently under construction, if you would like to know more about the products or the artist that we stock please email agency[at] for a full list.

Gift vouchers

AGENCY gift vouchers are available in store and make a great gift for the person who has everything.


Looking for something different? AGENCY specialise in bespoke pieces and special commissions for private and commercial clients. AGENCY is committed to supporting local craft and design and has a strong reputation in bringing together its vast network of practicing artists together with commercial partners to create unique commissions. AGENCY has worked with artists and commercial partners to produce high-end gifts, public artwork and commercially used, handmade serving ware. Notable partnerships include the Centenary of Canberra – a legacy of good design.

Please contact Halie Rubenis, Business Development and Retail Manager for more information.
halie.rubenis[at] or 02 6262 9333