Are you looking to level up your business?
Join the cube fam!
The Cube-Fam is a community of more than 119 Aussie makers and artists all striving to follow their dreams and support themselves doing what they love. We are a platform bringing makers together to sell together combining retail and the artists in a gorgeous and unique way.
Established in 2007, in.cube8r has two stores in Melbourne (Fitzroy and Prahran) and a fabulous online store showcasing creations from creatives working in a huge variety of mediums. When you join our network, you get access to our network of more than 15,000 handmade lovers in Melbourne!
About the Cube-Fam
As a member of the cube-fam you get more than just a place to sell your stuff… You get a community of like-minded people, working together and cheering each other on at the sidelines.
As a member you can list your handmade products on our online store without paying any commission on sales and we handle the customer service and shipping of items to our customers. We do all the marketing of the store, and you get to sit back and focus on the part you really love… making!
Will you help me grow my business?
Hell yes! This is what we’re all about!
In our cuber group, you’ll be able to participate in a monthly live-chat catch-up and a monthly business development theme to help you level up your brand. We also run workshops on topics like instagram, seo, websites, branding, graphic design and more and you can also book 1:1 mentoring sessions to level up your brand anytime!
Each month you will earn cube-credits to put towards our:
How does it work?
- You become a member;
- You list your products on our portal;
- You send them to us;
- You get involved in our online community;
- We do the marketing and shipping;
- And we’re here to help you along the way!
Will you promote my work?
Absolutely! You will be given the opportunity to be part of our magazine advertising, social media marketing (7,500 facebook and 5,800 insta) and email marketing to 3,500 people and are even able to collaborate with us on product launches and pop ups in our space! That’s exposure to more than 16,000 handmade lovers!
Not only that, but we will teach YOU how to promote yourself better, empowering you to grow your business!
Can I rent a cube in the store?
If you would like to also have a cube in the physical store(s) you can book at anytime and pay by the day (discounts for long term cubers) to release a new collection, test a new product or just to have a physical shop front as one of our retail cubers! Many of our cube renters have been with us for years, and consider their cube the retail arm of their business!
Cube Rental Info HERE
Will I get to collaborate and interact with other makers?
YES! Once you join you’ll have immediate access to our maker community of more than 120 makers who are working together to grow their handmade/arts based businesses.
The community is on our private social network which you can access online or via our app and we are constantly collaborating and encouraging one another to try new things.
Basically, we’re here to support you on your journey from hobby business to full time creative business.
There’s memberships for makers who are just starting out, to those who are trying to take their business to the next level. All you need to do to take the next step in your business today, is choose a membership level and apply!
All cubers receive...
✔️Access to our cuber community
✔️Sell your creations on our online store
✔️Monthly live online catchups
✔️Monthly business development challenges
✔️Access to workshops & courses
✔️Option to rent a cube
- All above inclusions PLUS
- 12 items on our online store
- All above inclusions PLUS
- 24 items on our online store
- 1 free workshop each month
- All above inclusions PLUS
- 36 items on our online store
- 2 monthly workshops per month
- Monthly 45 min mentoring session
What our cubers have to say about us
Joining the Incube8r fam was one of the best decisions I made this year even though most of the time I've been with them there was some sort of lock down. So if you create art (including jewellery, clothing.. oven mits .. chicken wings) definitly have a look and join…read more→
Thank you for all of our coaching sessions. You inspired & enabled me to finally get organised, begin taking some decent images & create a website that is a digital portfolio of my work. I couldn't have done it without you! - Corinne Lomon
I have really appreciated all the knowledge I've gained from Elle's teaching and mentoring. I have attended planning and marketing workshops with other Cubers that were great value. She has also coached me in developing both my own NancyDeeSculptures website and the website for Creativity Cluster, a group of nine…read more→
The optimising Instagram workshop was a great way to break into the sometimes hard to understand insta world. Elle is great at creating a tailor made experienced that focused time on the areas we needed most, would recommend to anyone wanting to start building an Instagram following
I think in.cube8r is a perfect stepping stone for any new artists who want to share their ideas or works to the public. I have learnt a lot about the market as the team will let me know the customers' feedback when they visit and send us a lot of…read more→
I love selling my works at in.cube8r because it is such a great community, like a little family. Not only are Elle-May and the staff super helpful and supportive but I've built up some great relationships with other fellow in.cube8r artists from my time there and I love supporting what…read more→
Incube8r is a small gem hidden in the middle of a big city. I found my cube at just the right time, when I needed a local creative platform I never knew I could afford! But I had no idea it would unleash so many other wonderful opportunities to learn,…read more→
I love being a part of the creative community of emerging artists and designers at Incube8r. As a new maker, having a retail presence at the Fitzroy emporium is a fantastic opportunity for me and the direct customer feedback is invaluable. Elle-May is helpful, full of ideas and always on…read more→
Selling @incube8r Fitzroy and Prahran, has given me the opportunity to sell in a supportive environment. Most of all it's fantastic to be able to test what products work well in different locations, and to discover what customers actually want. It also can be fun curating a cube, changing things…read more→
In.cube8r is the first physical shop I decided to stock my products at. For an online seller I was hesitant in the beginning but I’m glad I trusted my instinct and went ahead. To say the least, some of the benefits of being part of in.ube8r are, In.cube8r is beyond…read more→
The process of stocking my products at In.cube8r was quite simple and the team are so supportive. It's a great little community that supports local artists and makes it easier for them to make a living out of being an artist whilst still being able to practice their craft. -…read more→
Incube8r galleries have given me the opportunity to establish my brand in vibrant, dynamic, inspirational MELBOURNE! While each cube tells the story of its artists, together we form a community hub of Australian creative talent. As an interstate cuber being part of this community would not have been possible without…read more→
Elle is the much needed bridge between creatives and business. She understands artists and how to impart her knowledge in a way which is engaging, understandable and exciting to implement. Couple that with the wonderful supportive environment offered by other creatives in the same position and you have the perfect…read more→
At incube8r Prahran every week for the past 8 weeks, my fledgling business has been nurtured in the safe hands of Elle and 3 fellow creatives. Our 4 businesses are at different stages, going in very different directions, and the Kickstart Your Business sessions have been fantastic. We chat away…read more→
Doing this course has helped me to get really clear on the direction I want to take my business and helped build my confidence to actually do it. It's been filled with practical advice, generated a ton of ideas and been a source of great support and inspiration for me.…read more→
in.cube8r has played an integral role in the development of my handmade children's clothing range, which now has customers returning when they need gifts. The support, feedback and advice from in.cube8r has made me believe in myself and what I'm doing, which in turn has made my children's range successful…read more→
Thank you so much Elle! You gave me opportunity that I never thought possible! I was nearly packing up my business! Just wish I discovered in.cube8r years ago!! - Kotoyo Hirano-Dawson
In.cube8r Gallery shows & supports some of Australia's finest handcrafters. All mediums are respresented with 100% of all sales going directly to the artist. Always worth a visit whether you are a local or just visiting the wonderful area of Fitzroy, Melbourne. Right from the onset Elle-May showed through her…read more→
I joined incube8r almost one year ago, and I had no idea I would be joining such a talented community of artist and creatives! I love coming in to restock and having a browse around at all the new and wonderful art from exhibitors and fellow cubers.
in.cube8r is a homegrown concept that helps nurture and showcase awesome handmade art, and artists, in a unique and approachable way. It is constantly changing as a space, and a concept as a whole - but what remains the same is the fact that I love it! I l have…read more→
From the incredible amount of local talent, products, and regular art exhibitions, to the strong community of likeminded people. I have been stocking my prints and artwork there for two months, and have also exhibited in a group exhibition. Elle-May and the team are so supportive and provide many opportunities…read more→
In.cube8r not the sort of art shop you can just walk past. One little look and you'll be sucked in - but it's worth it! Funky jewellery, crazy creatures, weird bits and bobs, beautiful cards, colourful clothes, original art pieces AND a gallery out back... all the happiness of quality…read more→
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Apply to join the cube fam!
Fill out the form to apply to join the cube-fam! Elle-May will be in touch within 24 hours to answer any questions and get you on your way to selling and networking in no time!