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.
Glass-blowing - something we first experienced on a school field trip approximate age 12, something that never fails to fascinate. There is no denying that glass-blowing is an admirable skill with awe-inspiring technique, not dissimilar to magic when it comes to impressing people. We just to Drew Spangenberg about his craft and what it takes to become a glass artist
It's not very often that ceramicists work in pairs, but long time friends Anika Kalotay and Serena Pangestu from Kura Studio do just that, working from Serena's house each day creating functional and minimalist homewares.
We first started talking to Emily Brookfield of Emily Only at the end of 2019, we had discovered her work via Instagram and were determined to get her online before Christmas and have her as part of our pop-up shop!
We were long-time admirers of Felicity's colourful creations long before Mrkt existed, she has a unique style and is a standout modern ceramicist creating functional pieces that also satisfy us aesthetically.
As a multidisciplinary designer, Gidon Bing not only creates popular minimalist ceramics, but is also an in-demand sculptor and interior designer. We chat about unintentional career paths and the evolution of Gidon's business.