Anyone who knows our MM founder Kelly Thompson knows that she LOVES socks. With heels, with slippers, with any kind of shoe and often in summer she will be wearing socks, all chosen specifically to match an outfit. Problem is it's very hard to find socks that align with the Makers' Mrkt standards for ethical production and quality materials. Enter Kiyo, the Melbourne based sock brand making ethically produced designer socks.
We were pretty enamoured when we first spotted Natascha Madeiski's jewel like prints. With a depth in colour so rich and striking, there is an ethereal sense of opulence, even magic to them. It was a bit of an 'aha' moment to discover Natascha is a trained architect.
Sydney based candle creativesBlack Blaze are poetry in practice. Founders, Joe and Ray named their business after the Australian-native wildflower, the banksia, which can survive and thrive after a bushfire.
Not only is Seljak a much loved Maker here at Makers’ Mrkt, sisters Karina and Sam Seljak are paving the way for a more eco-conscious Australia. We were lucky enough to chat with Karina Seljak and were left feeling inspired, optimistic and excited for picnic season.
There is something enigmatic about Clae Studio’s hand crafted ceramics. The organic forms, speckles and earth drawn textures found in the studio’s vessels and candle holders, balance poetically with notions of history and design.