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Hale Mercantile Co. are Australian based textile merchants with a total passion for European linens. I love the casual, imperfect vibe of the collection as a result of the pre washing and softening of their fabric AND the rich colours in the current range suggest pretty much a winter long hibernation yes?
You can explore their entire bedroom offering online here.
Imagery courtesy of Hale Mercantile Co.
The work of Australian artist/maker; Elise Cameron Smith struck major chords with my magical, adventuring, wood carving, tree hut building memories of my childhood.
I am totally utterly captivated by the beauty in her hand carved boats and arrows – what an artform to perfect!!
I’d love to invite you to read her story here and if you happen to be lucky enough to be in Sydney you can visit her exhibition; “The Pirate and The Matador” which is on NOW at The Society Inc. until the end of the month.
Imagery courtesy of Elise Cameron Smith
Yip – its no secret we’re kind of pro collaboration around here and equally pro the beautiful connections allowed by social media.
So we were very keen to share this new little collection by New Zealand based jewellery label; Walter Crow and leather accessories brand; Good Winter considering it was born from a mutual following on instagram (yus!!!)
“If you follow someone long enough you begin to understand their work and creative process. We had admired the Good Winter team’s work for a while and thought that we were on the same page in terms of attention to detail and quality,” explains Walter Crow director Peter Bowden.
Having made the first move and sent off a private message it was only a matter of time until Jared, founder of Good Winter replied to Peter and the ball got rolling.
Late nights in Jared’s workshop lead to a range of New Zealand made travel goods inspired by humanity’s thirst for discovery. Jared explains “Working with Walter Crow on this capsule allowed us to experiment with exciting new tools and textures. We were able to explore different methods of design and manufacturing and have learnt a lot from the process.”
The collaborative collection is made up of three utility based products – a passport wallet, key holder and utility roll crafted from chestnut and oiled vegie tan hides. They are going to only get better with use and age. A modern collectible I would suggest!
Imagery courtesy of Walter Crow
The ALAS team are back with another dose of delicious organic cotton options for sleep and lounging. I am a long term fan AND owner of their garments and was excited to see a few more pieces that I could drag into “around home” wear! Those stripey pants above!
The pics here are just a peek into the collection which has super cool options for guys as well. You can view it all here.
Imagery courtesy of ALAS
We are so pleased to bring you the most recent work of Beth Emily and introduce her gorgeous new site (yes! websites can indeed be gorgeous!)
I have followed Beth’s work for years and was lucky enough to interview her and her studio mates in Melbourne in late 2013 (as you can read here). She has the most incredible, delicate style and is innately connected with the natural environment – as seen in her old and new work.
Constantly exploring her own whimsical take on nature she has also grown an impressive roll of commercial clients – balancing on that fine line sort by so many aspiring artists and illustrators.
Take you time to browse her work and online store here.