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Andrew Gregg, SA

MEET THE MAKER… Adelaide based industrial designer Andrew Gregg has a fondness for creating furniture and lighting, and working in partnership with other Australian makers, manufacturers and artisans to realise new, exciting and innovative outcomes. Tell us about your background. How did you get started in industrial, furniture and lighting design? Before settling on design,…

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Milk & Masuki, NSW

MEET THE MAKERS…. Ishak and Rachael Masukor are Milk & Masuki, creators of organic baby and kids wear with bold street style and artist-designed prints, based in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales.    You’re both artists. Tell us how you met and how Milk & Masuki got started? We met when we were both studying…

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Daniel(ink). WA

MEET THE MAKER… Daniel Pavlovic is the founder of Daniel(ink.) unique illustrated t-shirts, and also happens to be a young man with cerebral palsy. Since starting his business he’s always ‘given back’, by donating a percentage of his profits, it’s part of his whole business ethos. So if you buy one of his gorgeous tee’s…

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the mod collective, VIC

MEET THE MAKER…  the mod collective’s Valissa Butterworth is an award-winning ceramicist, designing and producing tableware, lighting and vessels from her home studio in Wangaratta, North East Victoria.   What’s a typical day for the mod collective? I have three children under five so my days revolve around them, with the exception of Tuesdays, which…

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Sylvy Earl, SA

MEET THE MAKER… Milliner Sylvy Earl crafts handmade hats and headpieces from her home based studio in the Adelaide Hills.   What’s your first thought when you wake up in the morning? When I go to bed, I can’t help thinking about hats – different shapes, textures, colours, techniques and materials. But, first thing in…

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Cut Throat Knives, VIC

Meet Melbourne’s Aidan Mackinnon, a new generation knife maker specialising in bespoke handmade kitchenware for his label Cut Throat Knives.   How did you choose a career as a knife maker? Have sharp things always been of interest?  I came to knife making through a love of food and too much free time.
When I first…

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Farrah – Life equipment, VIC

Melbourne designer Tom Farrah founded Farrah – Life Equipment in 2005, with a single product. 10 years later his leather accessories range has expanded to include wallets, belts, cufflinks, notebook covers and duffle bags, with more exciting product development on the way.   Tell us about your interest in design. When did you know that…

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Jen Weeks + Donna Tripodi, SA

Jen Weeks and Donna Tripodi met over their well-worn paintbrushes at art school and instantly connected through a love of design and fabrics, and the frustration of not being able to find the right clothes! The pair founded Frock Me Out in 2013, and are still going strong in their home town of Adelaide. Tell us…

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Mat Pember, VIC

Mat Pember is the founder of Melbourne’s Little Veggie Patch Co (LVPC), a job that sees him establishing edible gardens across Australia, through a gamut of innovative products and ideas.   LVPC began in 2008, as a service based company, installing raised garden beds and larger edible gardens in people’s homes. What was your background…

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Erin Lightfoot, QLD

Erin Lightfoot is an Australian print designer best known for her stunning handmade printed porcelain bangles. Based in Brisbane, she runs a ceramic studio creating contemporary ceramic jewellery and homewares, in partnership with ceramicist Tang Oudomvilay.   Tell us the Erin Lightfoot story. How did you get started as a print designer? I studied fashion…

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