Beau Est Mien, which translates to ‘beautiful is mine’, is a Northbridge-based printmaking studio that offers limited edition printed artworks, stationery, and homewares. They also run a seasonal program of printmaking workshops, which will be wrapping up this Winter so that the business can move on to exciting new projects.
Earlier in the year, the team made their way a few blocks down William Street to a new studio space at Paper Mountain. Lydia caught up with Alina, the General Manager, to talk a bit about what they’re up to and where they’re going.
Here at We Love Perth we’re big fans of original art, so we were excited to discover Artfinder, an online marketplace for art that supports local artists on a global scale.
We’re beaming with homegrown pride that Perth artist Damien Venditti is one of the top selling Australian artists on the platform. We spent some time getting the low-down on how he began his career in art, and what he loves about Perth.
The York Festival will hit the town of York from 10-11 September 2016, taking place at the York Town Hall on Avon Terrace and other locations around the town.
Made on the Left market will return to the Perth Concert Hall this Sunday 10 July from 10am-4pm. Over 70 clever cookies will be exhibiting their handmade wares throughout the day, and we have a $50 shopping voucher up for grabs!
1. Brie Happy!
Kookery‘s motto is “quirk your kitchen” and designer Amy is doing her best to help you do just that. You’ve probably come across her great designs like “To brie or not to brie – that is not a question.”, “Grin and camembert it.”, and “Pastry: that’s how I roll.” to name a few. Amy’s latest creation might be her best yet – a fun tote bag that reads “Brie happy” – it’s brilliant.
Treats for Your Thursday has transformed today and is all about this long weekend! Here are our top picks for things to do from Saturday 5 to Monday 7 March 2016, including a list of some of our favourite businesses whose doors will be open on the Labour Day public holiday on Monday.
Between 10am and 4pm this Sunday 26 July, the Perth Concert Hall will be overrun with market stalls featuring wares from Western Australian designers. The ethos of Made on the Left market is to only showcase items made in WA, and allow shoppers to meet the makers themselves. We decided to get a head start and meet some of the clever cats today, so it is with great pleasure that we introduce to you floral designer Lee-Anne from Floral State; Lee from Bare Botanics skincare; and abstract artist Jacquie Hughes. To top it off, we are giving away $50 to spend at the market – wowee! Read on to enter.
Today’s creative has been on our radar for a while, so we’re thrilled to have finally teed up an interview that you can enjoy today. Rebecca Fogarty is the leatherworking talent behind Hammered Leatherworks – a local business that not only produces beautiful, ready-made bags, wallets and belts, but also sells DIY kits for you to get crafty and make your own. How fun!
Karl Young is the brains, brawn, heart and soul behind Saltwood Designs. His aim is to create beautiful sustainable furniture that has a whole lot of character. We sat down with Karl to find out more.
1. One Happy Leaf Jewellery GIVEAWAY
Anna Agnano loves her hometown of Perth, and her drink of choice tea, probably in equal parts. An Environmental Health and Environmental Science graduate, Anna’s respect for the natural world is close to her heart, and after caring for rescued and abused elephants on a volunteer basis at the Elephant Nature Park in Thailand, she has been committed to donating the profits of her budding jewellery making business, One Happy Leaf, to charities involved in the caring of abused or abandoned animals.