Kerryn Levy’s Wonderfully Wonky, Curvaceous Ceramics

Adelaide-based Kerryn Levy’s covetable ceramic vessels are organic and fluid constructions bearing the human marks of their composition. Her forms are made through a slow, manual process of pinching, smoothing and folding clay into a functional shape, meaning they carry impressions of the fingers, nails and muscle that moulded them. Kerryn is inspired by the natural world, the human body and the connection between the two.

Both earthy and sculptural, Kerryn’s finished pieces look as though they might have been buried in the clay all along, awaiting the right practitioner to come along and reveal their final forms.

We recently spoke with Kerryn about her practice.

Hello Kerryn! It’s so nice to finally chat. To kick things off, what’s been your creative journey so far?

I first started working with clay at UniSA where I completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts in 2014. After graduating I took some time away

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Joss and Main Pet-Friendly Sofa Sale October 2020

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My partner and I have two dogs, Atticus and Scout, who 100 percent believe that our sofa is actually their sofa, and only begrudgingly scoot over to make room for the humans when it’s time for movie night or when we have friends over. Unfortunately, they also often have muddy paws and enjoy building pillow forts with the sofa cushions in their spare time. So when it came time to buy a new sofa, finding one that was pet-friendly was the top priority.

If your sofa situation is similar and you’re considering a new one, you’re in luck because Joss & Main is having a major sofa and sectional sale right now, which includes lots of pet- and kid-friendly options. We sifted through all the sofas and sectionals included in the sale to

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Dreamy Homewares From Maison Balzac To Level Up Your Dinner Table

It might be her background in fashion buying, or the chicness implicit in her French heritage, but Elise Pioch has crafted her homewares brand Maison Balzac with just the right amount of je ne sais quoi. In the eight years since its initial establishment as a candle atelier, Elise takes Maison Balzac’s ooze of playful elegance up a notch every time she launches a new collection. 

The Un Rêve collection is the latest addition to Elise’s cult brand. Using borosilicate glass, the Coucou range of geometric silhouettes introduces more complex shapes to the brand’s popular glassware offering, while tapered, shapely candle holders represent a total deviation from the brand’s roots in traditional scented candles. Made from sustainable palm wax, this sculptural variation on an old favourite product opens up a whole new space to experiment with colour, shape and form. Locally made perfumes and soy wax are among the

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Creating Captivating Content With The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney’s Digital Marketing And Media Coordinator, Victoria Ngu

Suffering the classic high school graduate uncertainty, Victoria Ngu approached her tertiary education by applying for the uni course that would give her the most breadth in job choices later down the track: a Bachelor of Business. Here is a case for hedging your bets! She ended up majoring in marketing and law, and graduated knowing two things for sure: 1) she had zero interest in finance, 2) the diversity of communications and creative campaigns was totally her jam!

While she performed the classic study/retail work juggle during her undergraduate years, Victoria also completed a slew of internships on the side. It’s this variety of experiences that led her first to The Sydney Opera House and then to Bangarra Dance Theatre as her first jobs out of uni. This string of incredible opportunities eventually wound up at the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, where she has held the role of

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A Podcast Conversation With Interior Designer Mim Fanning

Mim Fanning launched her business 20 years ago, and over time,  Mim Design has expanded to become one of Australia’s leading interior design studios. Recognised nationally and internationally, the studio’s diverse portfolio spans hospitality, residential and commercial interiors, always favouring understated, timeless design over fleeting trends.

Mim attributes a large part of her success to the incredible relationships she has built with her clients and collaborators over the years – and one of those relationships is with Lexus. Mim has worked with Lexus to design many of their Birdcage Marquees for the Melbourne Cup Carnival,  but this year, her involvement looks a little different!

Lexus have worked with Australia’s most creative minds, including Mim, to create the Lexus Lifestyle Hub – an online platform full of exciting ideas in food, music, entertaining, florals and fashion. Here you will find – floral inspiration from Saskia Havekes of renowned Sydney florist Grandiflora,

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