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COOK, FOOD STYLIST AND PHOTOGRAPHER DEARNA BOND








Dearna Bondgrew up in an Italian family and food was central to her way of life. “My favourite way to spend the school holidays was in the kitchen with my Nonna shelling beans, bottling tomato sauce and making pasta from scratch,” she says. “There was something so honest and intrinsic about the way she cooked, never looking at a recipe but instead cooking by sight, feel and taste. It instilled in...

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DESIGNER AMANDA EVANS





While Amanda Evans started with a big-picture view of her business, Cabin Co, she is looking more and more local towards her direction. After starting out designing cushions and children’s wall decorations, the Tasmanian-based company is about to mark a new chapter in its offering since launching in 2013. Amanda is about to release a new wool collection made locally in Tasmania. “It’s great to be...

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FURNITURE DESIGNER SIMON ANCHER







The less-followed path turned out to be a good one for furniture maker Simon Ancher. He comes from a long line of architects - his grandfather, father, mother, two sisters and brother have all belonged in the profession - however, the chance to work with maker and designer Chris Jones gave Simon other ideas. “I’ve always appreciated designed objects and marvelled at their resolution,” he says....

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ARTIST MICHAYE BOULTER







“I enjoy communication without words; an intimate, direct, relationship between maker and viewer,” says Tasmanian artist Michaye Boulter. “Art was the subject I felt that gave me the greatest freedom to explore the issues that were most important to me. It has continued to provide a depth of possibilities.” Michaye, who lives on Bruny Island, gained a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of...

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CERAMICIST LINDSEY WHERRETT






“I started out as an architect but became frustrated with the desk job and the disconnect that seemed to exist between the design process and the making process,” says Lindsey Wherrett, a ceramicist based in Tasmania. “Ceramics is a medium that requires me to be literally hands on with my material and my product from inception to completion.” Since making the change in career, Lindsey has found a...

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ARTIST JENNIFER TYERS






Packing bags to go and live in Borneo sounds like the pursuit of a latter-day anthropologist. But it's what Tasmanian artist Jennifer Tyershas done. Not only that but she found a muse in her tropical surrounds. Up until now, Jennifer created works with a more subdued palette and gothic undertones in her subject. But now her paintings are notable for their confident use of colour, and the...

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