Meet the Artists: Keryn Sweeney, Photographer

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From the age of just six, Keryn Sweeney has loved taking photos. She’s a collector of moments, be they precious family moments (in her full-time business as a wedding and family portrait photographer) or moments from her own life, captured in catalogues of photographs of friends and travel experiences. A few years ago, Keryn also […]

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Meet the Artists: Makus Art

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Raised in a family of artists, days spent at the skatepark with her brothers, it’s no surprise that NZ’s Justina Maku Bisset – or Maku, as she’s known by her friends – would grow up to be a visual artist, inspired by and working within skate and surf culture in her craft. Maku now lives […]

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Meet the Artists: Duett Design

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Recently, popular NZ illustrator Greg Straight and his wife Hannah joined forces on a new print brand – Duett Design – and dayymmm is the Scandi-geometric Duett aesthetic proving popular!  Two of the prints in Duett Design’s debut range – Directions and Align (look awesome in a bold black frame!) Hannah and Greg discuss ideas […]

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Meet The Artists: Jenni Stringleman

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Our current collection of Jenni Stringleman art (prints and original works) – with their paint-blurred hydrangeas, roses and other blooms – remind us of a summer daydream, like the feeling of slowly falling asleep in the afternoon sun. Jenni says that her art is an expression of joy – and we reckon you can feel that joy, […]

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Meet the Artists: Sean Duffell

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Sean Duffell’s massively intricate, symmetrical, saturated-colour murals grace buildings and walls around New Zealand (and now the world) – a bit like giant mandala, radiating vibrancy and soul into grey urban streets. Sean answered a few questions for us from Bangkok, on his way to create his next city-scale artwork… Did you always want to […]

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Meet the Artists: Rowan Oswald

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Recently back from a huge overseas adventure, we caught up with full-time teacher and part-time typographic artist Rowan Oswald. From his letterforms to his outlook on life, we love this guy’s style… NZ artist and designer Rowan Oswald   You’ve just been overseas – where did you go? Tell us some highlights from the trip! We […]

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Meet the Artists: Cristina Viscu, Wild Wagon

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We’re considering ourselves lucky that professional photographer and artist Cristina Viscu has decided to call New Zealand home. This talented illustrator has a style like no other we’ve seen recently – with a bold, graphic vibe yet still a feminine edge. As well as her growing range of art prints, Cristina has just launched a […]

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Meet the Artists: Philippa Riddiford

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Melbourne-based NZ artist Philippa Riddiford has the kind of irrepressible style that can’t be taught or imitated. She started her creative career working in fashion, then moved on to run her own successful brand for many years, expressing her bold and playful signature aesthetic through the design of jewellery. But with her passion for drawing and painting, for […]

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