DESIGNING FUTURES

Empowering the
next generation

DESIGNING FUTURES

Empowering the
next generation

We believe in the next generation

Empowering First Nations young people
in the Creative design Industries.

Design is all around us! We aim to inspire young First Nations creatives into the digital and creative design industries to ensure that they become a part of a growing industry and knowledge holders of tomorrow who can share in the wealth of the Gig economy with others, wherever they live throughout Far North Queensland.

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Exhibition Blends Tradition with Artificial Intelligence

Exhibition Blends Tradition with Artificial Intelligence

Vibrant creative and technology learning hub in Cairns, Indigenous Design Labs (IDL) stands as a beacon of innovation, breaking new ground by infusing artificial intelligence (AI) into their creative process. At the heart of this technological fusion is the 'I Am...

Empowering First Nations Creative and Digital Design

Empowering First Nations Creative and Digital Design

PRESS RELEASEIndigeDesignLabs is making waves as a small but mighty First Nations design and creative hub. Led by Aboriginal creative Leigh Harris, alongside a team of aspiring young creatives and skilled mentors, Tarquin Singleton and Sheree Jacobs, this dynamic...

Cairns Animation Incubator 

Cairns Animation Incubator 

Interested in Animation, well these workshops are for you! In an exciting opportunity Cairns Animation Incubator is set to launch a series of workshops designed to guide participants through the transformative journey from traditional artwork to full-fledged...

Kinnection through modern First Nations design

Kinnection through modern First Nations design

It was an awesome experience creating a bespoke Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) design that covered one of the city’s local buses. In January we were asked to create a design that symbolises the work or Kinetic and their journey towards meanfingful...

Deadly Digits brand ideation and development.

Deadly Digits brand ideation and development.

In November 2020 the team at IndigeDesignLabs were asked to create a brand for a new Queensland Government program called Deadly Digits. Through a collaboration with leading Indigenous design agency, ingeous studios we created a brand with meaning. We started working...

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Creating unique
opportunities
for young people.

Over the three years since establishing IndigeDesignLabs we have engaged with more than 80 students and successfully completed a variety of design projects for clients and communities throughout Australia. 

Our primary aim is to provide First Nations young people from Far North Queensland with real-world opportunities to activate their creativity in the digital and creative design space through industry based training on real world projects. IndigeDesignLabs has made a unique name for itself, creating meaningful First Nations design while improving and up-skilling young people along the way in an industry in which they can thrive.

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OUR CLIENTS AND SUPPORTERS

We provide services throughout Australia and have partnered with some Australias leading Corporations to support the work we are undertaking to provide opportunities for our young people throughout Far North Queensland.

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