Art & Design

Human capital - creative capital

Sydney’s most creatively endowed Precinct.

Home to the highest concentration of artists, cultural workers and arts industries in Australia. Galleries, art supply shops, body art studios and technology and communication shops are plentiful in Newtown.

If you like your art on your body rather than on your walls there are no shortage of places to start decorating. LDF Studio a professional tattoo studio is located at the north end of King Street and there is Polymorph on Enmore road for specialist body piercing.

Newtown Art Supplies just around the corner from Newtown train station on Wilson Street is a one stop shop for both professionals and amateurs for all fine and graphic art materials. They also specialise in custom made stretchers. Art on King Studios runs art classes in their studio and have a shop directly beneath with everything you need to get arty from feathers to pastels – plus an extensive book store. And Amazing Paper on Enmore Road – amazing!

And even bohemians need technology to make their films, downloads and design the latest app. There is a Telstra shop on King Street and IT specialists can be found hunkered down between the retro and the vintage.

Newtown is art, design and ahead of trend. Nowhere else in Sydney will you find such a mix of creative outlets. Whether you design, decorate, or even create software you will find Newtown a welcoming haven. So get arty, be inspired and get to Newtown.