Design Labs

“Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday.”  –  Steve Jobs

The Design Lab. . .  a place where you invent, experiment, question and discover.

Code Cave


For kids already confident in Codeclub and want to go the next level  You must be 10yrs+ or demonstrate you have the skill level to advance into this next stage.

Bring your work to life in hours and days instead of weeks and months with Construct 2.

Making games is a piece of cake: drag and drop objects around, add behaviors to them, and make everything come alive!

Enroll in our Construct 2 Game Developer Workshop Today!

Numbers are limited.



Cost: $160
 Starting: Septmeber 14 to November 2, 2017  [8 weeks]
 Where: Hunter Design School – 67 Parry St, Newcastle
 Session Time: Thursday 4-5:30pm
 What to bring: Laptop

Code Cave


Coding strengthens problem solving skills and logical thinking.  HDS is creating an environment for kids who are passionate to not only know how to use technology, but how to create with technology, using fun creative projects.

Our First coding experience will be in collaboration with the Code Club.  Code Club offers a free coding experience one afternoon each week during the school term for kids school age kindy – yr 6.

If your child cannot yet read reliably then you will have to assist them through the course.



Cost: Free
 Starting: August 1st, 2017
 Where: Hunter Design School – 67 Parry St, Newcastle
 Session Time: Tuesdays 4-5pm
 What to bring: Laptop with Scratch installed

App Design

Create and Publish an App on google Play

Build a solid foundation, with programming and Design using Construct 2. Whether you have made Apps before or not, you will learn a structured logic experience like nothing else!

Learn the concepts, tips and programming techniques to build fully functional Apps with the poular visual scripting editor, construct 2. 

Workshop includes a full lifetime google developer account.

For more information email: or register now



Cost: $880

 When: Starting Thursday 28, September 2017
 Where: Hunter Design School – 67 Parry St, Newcastle
 Session: 6pm – 9pm
 What to bring: Laptop

Code Society

Dream It, Then Do It! Take your coding to the next level, with pro coders supporting students to develop the next thing.

For anyone in high school yr 7 – yr 12

Register your interest; tell us a bit about yourself and one thing you really want to learn.



 When: After school
 Where: Hunter Design School – 67 Parry St, Newcastle
 Multiple session times
 What to bring: Laptop with Scratch installed

Epic Poster Design Lab

Get obsessed with Photoshop!

  • Open to all high school students
  • In 1 hour you will create your own poster design using Photoshop tools and techniques
  • Meet Luke Burrell from Mezzanine

Past Event

 When: Saturday 2nd July
 Where: Hunter Design School – 67 Parry St, Newcastle
 Session: 10:00 – 11:00am
 What to bring: Laptop with Adobe Photoshop already installed
 Who will be there: Luke Burrell from Mezzanine