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Category Archive: Australian craft and handmade

Winners of the Etsy Design Awards

The winners of the first-ever Etsy Design Awards have been announced, and I’m delighted to see that the chosen six designers represent a rather handsome pool of Australian design talent. The winner of the Community’s Choice award is Fairina Cheng, a Sydney-based jewellery designer who combines both 3D printing technologies with traditional hand skills to […]

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Insta-Found! My favourite wee finds on Instagram this week

Here are seven wee finds that caught my eye on Instagram this week. From donut wall stickers to hand-painted cookies, this is just a sample of some of the best of Australian design. Tell me: do you follow these designers on Instagram? What’s been your favourite wee find this week?

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5 Creative Australian Instagram Accounts

After some fresh Antipodean eye candy to add to your Instagram feed? I’ve rounded up five Instagram accounts of some rather clever Australian creatives for you to follow. Get ready to feel inspired when your feed snaps, crackles and pops with colour, texture and refreshing ideas. Tell me: do you follow any of these accounts? […]

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Australian Design: Lisa Tilse

Today I’m excited to introduce you to the stunning new work by multi-disciplinary maker Lisa Tilse. This collection of delicate porcelain, fibre and mixed media vessels is part of a group show at Sydney’s Gaffa Gallery, called ‘Intimacies and Dichotomies’. Lisa is no stranger to the online and design worlds. Her popular blog, The Red […]

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Revealed: The Etsy Design Awards Finalists

It’s official. Australia has talent. No, I’m not talking about that staid old show with Simon Cowell (is he still on it? was he ever on it?), I’m talking about the 58 stellar finalists for the inaugural Etsy Design Awards. And now it’s your turn to vote for your favourite Australian Etsy seller (and get […]

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Etsy Australia Design Awards

Exciting news for Australian designer/makers this week, with the announcement of the first-ever Etsy Design Awards. It’s an amazing opportunity for Australian Etsy sellers with active Etsy shops to be recognised for their talent and creativity, with prizes including a trip to Etsy’s headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, and be featured in the December issue […]

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