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Studio Visit

Studio Visit

The Northern Rivers Ceramicist Crafting Vessels With A Soft Edge

Ceramic designer Layla Cluer shows us around her farmyard workshop in the Byron hinterlands.
Sasha Gattermayr

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Painting Wild, Abstract Scenes With Diana Ellinger

The painter and graphic designer returned from expat life in Mumbai due to the onset of the pandemic at the beginning of the year - and now
Sasha Gattermayr

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Meet Sydney's Newest Furniture Maker, Architect-Turned-Designer Jun Kim

Jun Kim is a multidisciplinary designer making handcrafted furniture under his new brand - Oure.
Sasha Gattermayr

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Entering Lost Worlds With Oh Hey Grace Ceramics

Ceramicist Grace Brown explores dystopian landscapes and fallen civilisations in her debut solo show in Kyneton.
Sasha Gattermayr

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Coco Flip Celebrates 10 Years In The Biz With A New Showroom!

Furniture and lighting designer Kate Stokes reflects on a decade operating her small business - and shares a peek inside Coco Flip's new Nor...
Sasha Gattermayr

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Ornate, Oozing Ceramics By Ebony Russell

A Sydney artist exploring the space between decorative art and feminine power.
Sasha Gattermayr

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The Painted Papier-Mâché World Of Morgana Celeste

The multi-disciplined creative and emerging artist shares her process ahead of her first solo exhibition, online now at pépite.
Sasha Gattermayr

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The Melbourne Events Florist Who Flipped Her Business Model To At-Home Delivery

How florist Gina Lasker of Georgie Boy has embraced a direct-to-consumer business model to support local flower growers during Covid:19.
Sasha Gattermayr

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Sunshine-Tinted Paintings By Eleanor Louise Butt

The Melbourne-based artist takes us around her temporary studio in Cornwall, England, where she recently completed an artists residency.
Sasha Gattermayr

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How Melbourne's Most Beautiful Ceramics Studio Pivoted To Online Classes

Guy Vadas from Céramiques in Elsternwick got real smart, real quick, to bring his beloved pottery workshops to a home audience.
Sasha Gattermayr

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Kayleigh Heydon's Paintings Will Light Up Your Life

The Melbourne-based multidisciplinary artist takes us through her Northcote studio.
Sasha Gattermayr

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A Studio Tour with Simone Haag and Irina Rybakov of Pépite, at 'Le Space'

A studio visit with super stylist Simone Haag at 'Le Space', a new David Flack-designed studio space in Collingwood!
Sasha Gattermayr

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Charlotte Alldis Is Making Art To Strengthen A Sense Of Belonging

Unexpected colour combos and kooky characters crowd the canvas of this Melbourne-based painter!
Sasha Gattermayr

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How Sussex Tapware Future-Proofed Their Family Business

Vanessa Katsanevakis shares how she turned around her father’s 29-year old tapware foundry, by doubling down on local and sustainable manu...
Sasha Gattermayr

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Julia Trybala's Paintings Are About The Politics Of Taking Up Space

The Melbourne-based artist creates paintings of the female form, with an intimacy and energy that is hard to look away from.
Sasha Gattermayr

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Entering 'The Pavilion Of Dreams' With Heath Wae

The Mullumbimby-based artist formerly known as Heath Newman brings us up to speed on some major life changes and his latest exhibition.

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The Magazine Editor Turned Ceramicist, Using Clay As Therapy

Artichoke magazine editor Cassie Hansen unveils her impressive side hustle – handcrafted ceramics, inspired by architectural forms.

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Illustrator And Designer Mark Conlan On Finding Your Style, And Embracing It!

Career wisdom from one of Melbourne's most in-demand designers, whose clients include Coca Cola and The New York Times!
Annie Portelli

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