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Meet the Maker // Hither & Yon

A winery at a design market? Yep, because these guys truly know good design. Juliette from Hither & Yon tells us why design influences so much of what they do.   Tell us about Hither & Yon? Hither & Yon is a McLaren Vale based wine brand, built from the soil up and it means,…

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Meet the Maker // Little Sister Co.

Doris Chang of Little Sister Co. is an Adelaide-based illustrator, designer and writer. She shares her inspiration, creative process and tips for emerging makers and designers.   Could you tell us a little bit about yourself and your business (we’re guessing you’re the little sister…)? I am, yes! As a child I was known as…

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Meet the Maker // Poppy & Pom

We kick off our Meet the Maker series for our May market with the mum and daughter team behind gorgeous kid’s clothing label, Poppy & Pom.   Tell us about your brand? We are an Australian made and designed children’s clothing label established in 2016 by mother/daughter duo Rachel and Heather. Our design philosophy is…

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10 Years in the Making

Bowerbird’s first market was held in 2009 at the Queen’s Theatre with 50 stallholders. Today, Bowerbird Design Market is one of Australia’s leading design markets and a firm favourite on the SA event calendar. In 2019, we are celebrating our 10th anniversary and our upcoming event in May will be our biggest yet with over…

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Bowerbird is back and celebrating a decade of great design

We’re excited to announce a fresh line-up of Australian designers, makers and artists for three days of great art, design, music, creative workshops, and artisanal food and beverages. Over 200 stallholders will fill the expansive Wayville Pavilion on the first weekend in May. Just a week out from Mother’s Day, it’s the perfect place to pick up something…

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Gift of Giving

Tis the season… to pick out some great gifts for the people you love. And where better to look than Bowerbird Design Market. With over 200 stalls, Bowerbird is undoubtedly the perfect weekend to seek, explore, find and collect gifts for Christmas, To help with your Christmas list, we rounded up some of Adelaide’s iconic personalities…

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MEET THE MAKER // MIKALA JAMES

Describe your work? I design towels in limited editions, handloomed in Turkey. What’s the best thing about your job? The best thing I guess is being my own boss!  I’m ambitious so I like to set goals and challenge myself, I also love the creative side of my work – it’s a good balance. What inspires you? I’m always…

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MEET THE MAKER // PIP KRUGER

Describe your work? As a keen observer and an obsessive notebook carrier, the world around me is constantly recorded in pen and ink drawings. These hand-drawn elements are then combined with digital collage, fabric patterns and textured decorations. The analogue practice of collaging combined with my digital approach brings a sense of nostalgia to my…

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The Mill

WHERE TO FIND BOWERBIRD STALLHOLDERS LISA PENNEY AND ROBYN WOOD ALL YEAR AROUND… Where are they now? Actually that should read ‘where are they… when they are not featuring at Bowerbird Design Market’. For Lisa Penney of Hey Reflect’o and Robyn Wood, when they aren’t peddling their beautiful wares at Bowerbird, they reside in a…

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Kate Masters – Gather and Moss

Meet The Maker // Kate Masters from Gather and Moss Describe your work: Organic, Australian-made kids’ pyjamas that celebrate our natural world. What’s the best thing about your job? It sounds self-centred, but I love that I get to do things my way. Most of my decisions would be considered by business minded people to…

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