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DAILY PRACTICE | TAMARA MAYNES







Tamara Maynes is a maker, stylist and author. After years of living in the country, and Sydney, she is now based in Melbourne, where she is the creative director at The Establishment Studios. Earlier this year she released her book The Maker with Murdoch Books.

Read her original interview on Daily Imprint.

Describe a typical working dayThere’s not much chance of keeping a routine with my work, so...

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INTERVIEW | MELANIE STAPLETON







The world of floristry has changed a lot over the past 10 years or so, as Melanie Stapletonis all too well aware. While it is now aligned with design and creative industries, that wasn’t always the case. “When I started floristry - 24 years ago - it was very much considered a trade,” she says. “The kind of thing you did if you weren’t smart enough to get into uni! Things are so different now the...

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INTERVIEW | KATE TUCKER







Once artist Kate Tuckerstopped worrying about what others thought of her work, the response was immediate. “Other people saw something in it that spoke to them,” she says. The catalyst for the change in her mindset was becoming a mother six years ago. “After my son Jasper was born I started painting in a new, simpler way, which reflected the way my whole worldview had changed through becoming a...

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INTERVIEW | MICHAEL URBAN AND SASKIA BUTIN







Melbourne has a long history of producing quality furniture designers and manufacturers. One of the more recent companies to emerge is MuBu Home. Michael Urban and Saskia Butin launched the brand less than a year ago after moving to Melbourne from Vietnam. Following the birth of their daughter the couple struggled to find good quality yet affordable furniture. Michael, who grew up building things...

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THE EDIT | MAXINE SMITH








Today Maxine Smith, founder of Barefoot Gypsy, shares some of her favourite things at home.

Read her Daily Imprint interview here.

Barefoot Gypsy is one of the makers that has been selected as part of the Imprint House launch collection.

The company, based on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, is exhibiting at Life Instyle Melbourne, 4-7 August. Registernow to attend this trade only event at the...

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INTERIOR INSIGHT | DECO HOUSE BY AMBER ROAD DESIGN







Yasmine Ghoniem is a Sydney-based interior designer and director at Amber Road Design.

Read her Daily Imprint interview with her sister and co-director, Katy Svalbe, here.

Yasmine talks us through the design process for a house she worked on in Melbourne recently, the Deco House.

What was the starting point?The existing house was built in the 1930s, with an incredibly sweet heritage listed Art Deco...

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DAILY PRACTICE | NAREEN HOLLOWAY AND CHERIE SLATER








Nareen Holloway and Cherie Slater are the Melbourne-based founders of Marmoset Found.

Read an interview with Nareen on Daily Imprint here.

Marmoset Found will be showing their latest range at Life Instyle Melbourne 4-7 August. Register now to attend this trade only event at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton.

Also, Marmoset Found is one of the makers that features in Imprint House’s Everyday...

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INTERIOR INSIGHT | O'GRADY ST BY CAROLE WHITING








Carole Whiting is a Melbourne-based interior designer.

Read her Daily Imprint interview here.

Here she talks us through the design process for a house she worked on at O'Grady Street in Melbourne, a project she worked on during her time at Whiting Architects.

Carole recently established her own design studio - Carole Whiting Interiors and Design.


What was the brief and the design considerations?The...

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR BREANNE RAFFOUL

 








Being told that she would never amount to anything - by her school vice principal - put a fire inside Breanne Raffoul. She is the Melbourne born and bred founder, designer and creative director of the up-and-coming design studio, Behr & Co. “I have her to thank for making me prove her wrong,” she says. “Think I’ve succeeded.” Over the past year Breanne has taken an idea and turned it into a...

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ARTIST ADONI ASTRINAKIS







Adoni Astrinakisstarted painting as a way to deal with the stress of running multiple businesses. He hadn’t picked up a brush since high school art class, about 14 years prior, when he was living in Tasmania. The response to his works encouraged Adoni to focus on his painting full-time. “I think the belief and confidence actually came from those around me,” he says. “My friends and family - I owe...

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