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St Lukes Colourmen Art Shop in Melbourne

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By Rhonda Goodall-Kirk in Cool Travel on Thursday 7 July 2011

There is one shop in Melbourne that gives me butterflies as I am entering because I love it so much. That shop is St Lukes Colourmen Art Shop, which is situated in Fitzroy and offers you a wide range of beautiful, high quality art supplies. The store is owned and run by artists who are […]

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Jeweller Polly Van Der Glas uses human hair and teeth

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By Rhonda Goodall-Kirk in New Fashion on Thursday 7 July 2011

Polly Van Der Glas is a Melbourne-based jeweller. Her jewellery is handmade with sterling silver, human hair and teeth. Some may feel squeamish at these materials, but using human parts in jewellery isn’t a new thing and was at its height in the Victorian era, when Queen Victoria went into mourning and it became a […]

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Grandpa Shea

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By Rhonda Goodall-Kirk in New Illustration on Wednesday 29 June 2011

Grandpa Shea is a Melbourne-based artist wielding a pencil like no other. His work is confident, emotional, at times dark and filled with black humour.

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A Name Is A Label: made from second-hand clothing

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By Rhonda Goodall-Kirk in New Fashion on Wednesday 29 June 2011

What to wear to my openings is always a difficult one. Should I dress-up or wear the paint stained clothing worn producing the work? This time my problem was solved quickly as I discovered the perfect dress from A Name Is A Label. Their pieces have a sculptural appearance, constructed predominantly from second-hand clothing. The […]

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Mandrake and Willow: sustainable fashion in Melbourne

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By Rhonda Goodall-Kirk in New Fashion on Wednesday 29 June 2011

Mandrake and Willow is my favourite shop in Melbourne. Situated in Yarraville, they specialize in ethically produced, sustainable fashion with a strong focus on independent designers. You’ll find a wide range of products — men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, accessories, gifts, handmade toys and stationery — and will lose yourself as you search the shelves […]

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