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Creative People

Illustration

Studio Visit

Beci Orpin’s Shared Studio Is Just As Colourful + Cheerful As You’d Expect!

Inside the charming studio of Beci Orpin, Ellie King and Hoddle, decked out with all the best things from local makers and creators.

Studio Visit

Behind-The-Scenes Of The Online Store With ALL Our Favourite Makers!

If you ever think you've discovered a new creative talent, chances are Makers' Mrkt founder Kelly Thompson is already all over it!

Studio Visit

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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Drawing On Place With Eloise Lark

A Tasmanian illustrator shares her Hobart workspace, and love of the local.
Miriam McGarry

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Welcome To The Sunshine State With Cassie Byrnes

Slap on some mozzie spray, we're fangin' it up to North Queensland with Cassie Byrnes to explore her new collection, 'Tourist', inspired by

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An Exhibition Of Never-Before-Seen Works By Mirka Mora

The new exhibition at Heide Museum of Modern Art, 'Mirka Mora: Pas de Deux – Drawings and Dolls', exploring the artist's enchanting univer...

Studio Visit

The Illustrator Celebrating Modern Families In All Their Forms

A visit with Brisbane-based creative Sophie Beer, the illustrator of new-release 'Love Makes A Family'.
Jo Hoban

Family

Beci Orpin, Tyke And Ari

The doyenne of Melbourne's creative scene talks family, from swoon-worthy trips to freelancing with teens.
Emma Eldridge

Studio Visit

The Amazing Alice Oehr

The prolific young designer shares wisdom on going freelance, overcoming creative block and more!

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Doris Chang · Illustrated Letters

One year, 12 packages in the mail; a whole lotta good vibes from the Adelaide-based Illustrator.
Elle Murrell

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Free to Feed x Hungry Workshop's 'Potluck' Cookzine

The local not-for-profit charity releases its first book of recipes and stories brought to Australia by people seeking asylum.
Elle Murrell

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What I Learnt at Adobe MAX

Highlights from our Art Director, Annie Portelli, who attended the annual creative conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, last month.

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Edith Rewa · Field Trip

The Blue Mountains-based illustrator unveils her new collection of silk scarves.
Elle Murrell

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Evie Cahir

Painterly illustrations by Melbourne-based Evie Cahir
Elle Murrell

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Kimmy Hogan

Digital illustrations with a hand-drawn feel, from Geelong-based artist Kimmy Hogan.
Elle Murrell

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Pip Spiro

Brisbane painter Pip Spiro shares her vibrant watercolours.
Jo Hoban

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Tessa Chong

Introducing the work of local illustrator and animator Tessa Chong.
Lisa Marie Corso

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Dougal

A collaboration between fashion designer Arabella Wilson, and her father, Dougal Ramsay.
Fiona Killackey

The Design Files acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we work, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

First Nations artists, designers, makers, and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files. Please email bea@thedesignfiles.net