ruby pilven / melbourne / ceramics
Ruby creates her colourful porcelain wares between her Melbourne home & the family studio in the country
organic hand-shaped forms embellished with gold . . .
Ruby's distinctive metallic lustre brings a touch of shimmer to her popular 'bling rings' & her beautiful Nerikomi vessels (pictured)
read the interview with Ruby, on the blog
benconservato / sydney / art
Sydney artist Emma Kidd is the creator behind Benconservato & its hinged 'beasts'
Emma creates a visual feast with her imaginary winged creatures
her articulated beasts are hand-drawn/painted/cut, then joined together with dainty brass pins & finished with shimmery wings
the extinct Thylacine (Tassie Tiger) was the first creature-collaboration with Benconservato . . . in honour of Benjamin - the last known Tassie Tiger in existence who died in captivity in 1936 . . . although, there have been reported sightings ever since!
elkcraft / melbourne / timber
Paul, of Elkcraft, hand-carves small runs of timber objects using traditional Swedish carving tools
Paul uses locally-sourced timber that is reclaimed or sustainably-forested
Elkcraft is exclusive to falling for florin
read the interview with Paul, on the blog
susan simonini / gold coast / ceramics
Susan works with a variety of clays & hand-shapes most of her pieces
earth-coloured organic hues to lolly-coloured glazes embellished with cute creatures are some of the finishes she creates in her coastal-Queensland studio
when not sculpting clay into beautiful shapes, Susan takes her longboard for a skate along the beach
inaluxe / country victoria / art + illustration
Inaluxe for Earth Greetings
the signature artwork of design-duo Kristina Sostarko & Jason Odd, of Inaluxe, appears on a range of colourful greeting cards printed with vegetable-based inks
earth greetings / south australia / cards
Earth Greetings is a 100% CO2-Neutral certified-company
creator, Heidi Hackworth, has a grassroots approach to what she makes & caring for the environment is at the core of her business
all Earth Greetings cards are created with australian-made 100% post-consumer recycled paper, printed exclusively with vegetable-based inks - 'earth friendly paper' at its finest!
sassy park / sydney / ceramics
ceramic artist, jeweller, sculptor, painter . . . Sassy's porcelain brooches embody her creative background in all its forms
her miniature ice creams, with the tiniest of writing, to giant drips of fine porcelain are lavished generously with gold lustre
lene kuhl jakobsen / melbourne / ceramics
with her Danish background, & decades working with clay, Lene's designs have an evident Scandinavian know-how
her unique glazes, with their satin finishes, are definitely touch-worthy
Lene hand-throws all her pieces at her Melbourne home-studio surrounded by trees & the chatter of native birds
read the interview with Lene on the blog
falling for florin / melbourne / handmade
all in-house designs are made in Melbourne from new & vintage materials & are exclusive to falling for florin
all vintage stock was made in Australia during its heyday by local manufacturers that, sadly, closed their doors long ago . . .