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Makers Lane: The perfect middle-men

A conversation with Clare Gilligan, co-founder of Australia-based Makers Lane.

Ferrer Dining Chair by Tim Noone, furniture design, Roselands, NSW.

In a world full of indiscriminate consumption, mass-production and throw-away culture, there is, thankfully a tide-turn of considered purchasing and a quest for authenticity and truth, where discerning consumers eschew the ‘cheap &…

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Skinflint: vintage reclaimed lighting

A conversation with Sophie Miller, co-founder of Skinflint.

Airfield landing lights. Circa 1940.

In this transient world of throw-away culture, encouraged and perpetuated by planned obsolescence, the word ‘skinflint’ should be celebrated as a notion of saving and conserving resources. Thankfully, there is a tide-turn in…

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The Cook’s Atelier, Burgundy

An interview with Marjorie Taylor & Kendall Smith Franchini of The Cook’s Atelier.

Image courtesy of Emily Johnston

Good food & fine wine lovers enjoying making real food, from scratch, sourced from the local area, in great company, in a stunningly historic building brimming with conviviality and bonhomie was the vision…

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