Eva is an author and illustrator based at Mission Beach, Far North Queensland, who has taken her fascination with native Australian wildlife as the basis for a series of beautifully illustrated stories for children about our beautiful native birds and animals. Stylish Australiana talks to Eva about her love of drawing and animals, her first impressions of Australia, and her self-publishing journey.
Eric Nunn is a celebrated Darwin-based jeweller working in silver and precious stones, and more recently native Carpentaria Palm wood. His unique earrings showcase this forgotten native beauty, and we're delighted to have recently added Eric's Carpentaria palm wood earrings to our jewellery collection. Stylish Australiana chats to Eric about life in the Top End, how he came to learn lapidary and silver-smithing, and the unique beauty of Carpentaria palm wood.
Peter is an IT consultant turned wood turner from Melbourne’s outer east, who decided to take a tree change to follow his passion for working with native Australian timbers, and hasn't looked back!
We've recently added Peter's beautiful native timber pens to our collection, so today Stylish Australiana chats to Peter about the satisfaction of seeing a beautiful piece of timber given a second life, foraging for naturally felled timber, and the joys of working with hardwood.
Sara is a miniaturist, jewellery designer and golden-wattle-lover based in Geelong, Victoria. An experienced painter specialising in miniatures, Sara has recently moved into designing and painting polymer clay jewellery, and we love the results!
Stylish Australiana chats to Sara about her background in miniatures, finding her groove with polymer clay, and the beauty of golden wattle.
Irene is the artist and illustrator behind the fabulous, fanciful and fun designs of her label Missy Minzy. Whimsical and fun, her Australian designs - from decals to enamel pins, and notebooks to fun aussie temporary tattoos are a delightful (and popular!) addition to the Stylish Australiana family. We talk with Irene about her career, inspiration, aspirations, and which tea packaging is the prettiest.