Small Business

Design Stories – Annan Fabrics

I was delighted to find a book called Australian Accent in my local library this week. It features the designs of Annan Fabrics from the 40s and 50s. The bold screen-printed fabrics of Alexandra (Nance) Mackenzie and Anne Outlaw together are Annan Fabrics. Their studio was in Mosman (Vista St) for 13 years although a […]

By |December 9th, 2015|Art, Design, Inspiration, Small Business, Textiles|Comments Off

From the Design Mash to “Verse” the new collection

Today I wanted to share a bit more about the design mash so I have two videos for you. In them I talk about the paintings as they develop then the second video explains how the designs evolved from these artworks. I have called the collection “Verse” as it was inspired by Australian poetry/bush ballads. And what […]

By |November 9th, 2015|Art, Design, Inspiration, Small Business, Textiles, Uncategorized|Comments Off

Australian Designed and Made.

Each month I thought I’d share with you other local businesses whom I meet on my journey so you too can build up a little black book of great local designers whom you can turn to for your products. I am constantly blown away by the creativity and energy of these people and the passion they […]

By |May 20th, 2015|Art, Design, Small Business|0 Comments

Balancing work and Family.

This week I read a great article in Business Insider about ‘mumpreneurs’. It was just what I had been discussing with my husband after 5 weeks of sick children at home and how hard to was balancing work and family.

So I am conscious of sharing a bit more about what it is like to work […]

By |May 11th, 2015|Inspiration, Small Business|0 Comments