You never knew you needed a primary coloured ruler on your desk until you heard of Valentin Lebigot. Based in Paris and working as a Graphic Designer, Valentin's practice makes the everyday ordinary fascinating thanks to his clever use of 3D printing.
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.
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.
We chat to Love & Object founder Constance Cummins about why shopping vintage is a rebellious act, where she finds the most beautiful designer jewellery, and what goes into making your own line of designer pieces.
We are almost 97.4823% sure, that Cathy's day has more than 24 hours. With enough energy to fuel an entire village, she drives her jewellery range Cathy Pope jewellery with enthusiasm, ambition and purpose. Read on to learn about her design principles, ethical production and where the brand is headed towards.
Alison is the talented face behind the beautiful stationary cards and enamel pins you've seen popping around Mrkt. Turning scraps into stationary, read the interview to understand her way of working, why pink is the best, and where she goes when that creative block hits.
If he had decided to become a Master Scuba Diver, this interview would've probably never happened. But - luckily - Daniel Bushaway became a photographer instead! We chat to Dan about all things gear, career (including tips for aspiring photographers), and his music tips.
We chat to Adelaide-based Maker Kerryn Levy about her ceramics, what 'handbuilt stoneware' really is, the podcasts she listens to and her tips on how to get into pottery if you're looking for a new hobby.
Blonde hair, cool girl vibes, crafting metal and a lot of coffee. We chat to Nina, the mastermind behind Flash Jewellery about building her first car together with her dad, how Flash was born, her exquisite taste in music and her prized possession: a giant gold clamshell.
Ever wondered what the inner workings of an artist’s studio really look like? Well luckily for you, our new blog series allows us to have a little snoop around the creative spaces of our Makers to see where the all magic happens. First up, the studio of Abi and Rupert from RUDE.