Archive for: April, 2014

Tread & Pedals, VIC

Emma Dinkgreve and Ivan Hackel are the creative duo behind Tread and Pedals, a design studio in Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges creating handcrafted sustainable wares for him, her and home using upcycled bicycle parts.   You say Tread and Pedals combines your shared loved of bikes, design, the arts and recycling. Is this your dream business and…

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Zillpa, QLD

Clare Collyer is a Brisbane based designer maker, whose ‘bit of fun, playing around with rope’ has led to the development of a stunning range of homeware items, using an old technique for using up fabric scraps by wrapping them around pieces of rope and stitching them together. You say Zillpa was born out of…

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Birds Nests for Hair, SA

A mess-making, plant-loving artist from Adelaide, Jessica hunts and gathers green living things and lovingly paints unique potty homes for them to live in, using a combination of her own designs mixed with credos, quotes and affirmations.   What is Birds Nests for Hair and how did it get started? Birds Nests For Hair is…

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Christine Battocchio (jeweller), VIC

CHRISTINE BATTOCCHIO After studying in Tassie, jewellery maker Christine Battocchio set up her own Melbourne based design studio, creating small production runs of simple modern hand made jewellery, inspired by the colours and shapes of the natural world and our built environments. Tell us about your journey into jewellery making. Have you always known you wanted to be a jeweller, and how did you end up…

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