Posts tagged Caitlin Mills Photography
A.BCH, Scott Bendedictine and MNDATORY

This week we’re taking a look back at CTF Curated Work Shop by the Council of Textile & Fashion which featured a live studio residency and collaboration between emerging Melbourne designers A.BCH, Scott Benedictine and MNDATORY.

I came across CTF Curated while passing through St. Collins Lane one morning, and I wanted to look into their story a bit more and discover what Curated Melbourne is doing to help showcase and support our emerging fashion designers. They invited me over to their popups and I had a chance to talk to Courtney Holm of A.BCH, Warren Harrison of Scott Benedictine and Brian Huynh of MNDATORY

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Olivia & Anna Nicholas from Actually Existing

We had a lovely time with Melbourne based clothing and footwear label Actually Existing
Find more about them and what inspires their work.

We work with leather and up-cycled materials, including heavy canvas and rubber. We believe in keeping our production local in order to support the various suppliers and associated manufacturers in Melbourne’s industry.

 

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Valerie Restarick // North Carlton ceramics

Valerie Restarick is a Melbourne-based ceramicist. She trained as a painter at the National Gallery School (including as a student of the legendary John Brack), and later turned her hand to pottery which has become a lifelong passion. She founded her Carlton North studio 10 years ago where she continues to produce a wide range of work.

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Marijne Vogel & Annabel Smart from Studio 11:11

Based around their three core values of simplicity, craftsmanship and functionality, Marijne Vogel and Annabel Smart founded Studio 11:11 and began creating beautiful, Australian-made, fine leather goods.

They discovered the joy of working with leather while employed as Interior Designers for Hecker Guthrie. Both shared an interest in fashion and accessories and so decided to combine their design knowledge and passion to create a bag that met their own needs. 

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Volker Haug

Volker's passion for lighting design began at a young age. He made his first lighting collection aged 10 while visiting family friends in the Czech Republic. Using their workshop he created a series of minimalist lights including a pair of bed lights and a ceiling light for his parents.Volker founded his studio almost a decade ago, and has since established himself as a leader in his field. Volker and his team work with a variety of new and recycled materials including brass, copper, porcelain and glass to create unique and surprising pieces. 

He is inspired by the urban environment in his work, but also believes that nature is really important as a way to calm down and be rejuvenated and inspired in a different way.

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