Category Archive for: Design

Meet the Maker // Paula Zetlein Art

Paula Zetlein is an artist living in central Victoria. The former arts teacher recently made the leap to pursue her art full time. She shares valuable advice about this transition below, as well as great insight into her creative practice…   Tell us about your work? Drawing is something I have always done and been passionate…

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Meet the Maker // Frank & Dollys

Frank & Dollys is an Australian ethical fashion brand run by Joel and Rachel Cooper from the beautiful Hinterland of Bryon Bay. Joel describes an ‘average’ day at the office and shares the inspiration for their latest Autumn/Winter collection, ‘Egyptian Rose’…   Tell us about your brand? Frank & Dollys is an Australian fashion brand that…

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Meet the Maker // Fringe & Bow

Katelyn Hankinson creates a beautiful range of contemporary knits for her label, Fringe & Bow. She’s making the trip down from Brisbane next weekend to participate in her first Bowerbird Design Market. Be sure to say hi and pick up a winter woollen before the weather turns cold. In the meantime, read on to find…

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Meet the Maker // Rachel Wood

Melbourne textile artist Rachel Wood of Wunder Weave will be hosting a series of fun-filled weaving workshops at our May market. Read on to find out more about Rachel and her work, plus check out our full creative workshop program here.   What do you do? Aside from teaching cool people from cool places how…

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Meet the Maker // Bahru Leather

Fliss Brophy is one of 16 Emerging Designers at our upcoming May market. She shares the story behind her brand Bahru Leather…   Tell us about Bahru Leather? Bahru started in 2008 when I was living in Singapore. I was looking for a baby bag made from beautiful leather without a label splashed on it.…

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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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