Price Guide

Price Guide for Custom Made Melamine Plates & Dinnerware

Pricing is affected by a number of factors: Size, shape, volume, delivery destination and the strength of the Australian dollar. The best way to get an indicative “ball park” figure is to complete our request for quote form with details of the type of plates or dinnerware you are looking for and we will email a cost estimate to you. Then, when you are closer to knowing exactly what you want, we will firm up a quote.

Okay, we know you might be thinking: “Generally, how much does a custom order cost?”
Below we have provided some order scenarios to give you an idea.

  • 1000 25cm plates, one design, delivered to a metro city.

    The approximate cost of this type of order is $11.60 per plate.
    This price includes:

    • GST
    • A sample plate – with your artwork
    • Manufacturing
    • Shipping
    • Customs clearance
    • Bulk delivery to one address
    • Our worry – so you don’t have to!

  • 1000 plates with four different designs

    The price would be $12.90 per plate PLUS these additional costs:

    • $300 for each additional sample plate (our prices include one sample only)
    • $200 for each different design (artwork set up fee)

    This quotes would apply for any plate shape around 25cm, a tumbler up to 12cm tall and bowls around 20cm diameter.

  • 50 to 500 plates Australian Made

    For quantities of 50 to 500 plates manufactured here in Australia.
    The price for this kind of order is approx. $20 per plate and includes:

    • GST
    • Delivery to one address

    We can make a sample for these kind of orders for an additional cost of $50.


Delivery can take between six to eight weeks from approval of artworks for standard shipping and depends on the time your goods take to clear customs. Standard shipping is included in our prices. If you need your goods more quickly, we can organise express shipping or even air freight, at an additional cost.

The entire process from approving your sample, to the goods landing at your doorstep, can take between 8 and 10 weeks.

“Design A Plate has bent over backwards to help us get our order in a timely fashion and has always delivered customer service well and truly beyond the expected.”

- Nita Grayson, Lenard's Chicken.

“It has been an absolute pleasure working with you for these Aboriginal Health orders. The process from start to finish has been very easy and i’ve enjoyed our communication of the years”

-Beccie Girardi, Hybrid Marketing.