Object 150 - Milly Dent
Have a unique object created for you for $150 and support a local maker
Makers and designers are doing it tough with their usual marketplaces in galleries, shops and markets cancelled and closed during the Covid-19 lockdown.
The ADC team are working passionately to implement opportunities for our designers to recover creatively and financially, and reach out to their audiences. Help us help our makers!
Object 150 is where craft and design lovers pay $150 to have a work created exclusively for you by one of our makers. The work will be an original, unique, handmade object created during Covid-19 by the maker for you.
Current makers include: Herbert & Friends | Milly Dent | Nicole Robins | Sylvia Riley | Vanessa Ion | Jude Love | Felix Gill | Katherine Mahoney | Marika Svikis | Hayden Youlley | TRADE the MARK | Zara Collins | Emily Copp
Total cost of the work is $150 plus GST and postage, as required. No postage charge for pick up. No commission goes to ADC on this project. We are passing 100% of the sale to the maker.
Delivery time is 4 weeks from order placement. We will advise you once the item is ready for shipping by Australia Post, or pickup by appointment from Australian Design Centre.
A shout out to our friends at subjectmatterart.com in London from whom we shamelessly borrowed the idea! You can support their Lockdown Commissions here.
Milly Dent | Milly Dent Design reimagines daily routine through uniquely handcrafted, exclusive ceramic goods. Handmade by Milly using small-scale production methods along with distinctive marbling and geometric pattern work, the result challenges conventional expectations of tableware.
Inspired by the natural world, the vessels invariably display a whirlpool of inky blues frozen in the fluidity that they are created. The underlying philosophy is based on the simple ideal of producing work that results in outcomes which are both utilitarian and sculptural.
During a recent artists residency in Arita, the porcelain capital of Japan, Milly managed to explore both traditional and contemporary ways of making, engaging a mix of ceramic techniques including wheel throwing, hand building, slip casting and press moulding.