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Object Shop At Home

Object Shop At Home

Last month we collaborated with Custom Mad on a photo shoot in a Sydney terrace house designed by Claire McCaughan.

Taking a range of pieces from Object Shop, designed and made by local Australian makers, shows how beautifully handmade objects can be incorporated into your home.

Creating your home with things that have meaning and value for you is even more important today when we are spending so much time at home during lockdowns. Handmade objects can add functionality, decoration, value and interest to those special places we call our own.

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Featured Maker - Nanette Goodsell

Featured Maker - Nanette Goodsell

Nanette Goodsell is a Sydney based basket maker whose work is created from a range of collected plant materials, principally using the coiled stitched technique of construction with linen thread.

With a life-long interest in Australian plants, Nanette practiced professional and voluntary bush regeneration for many years, and she draws on her botanical knowledge in exploring and extending the use of Australian plants. By maintaining simplicity of design, Nanette aims to highlight the intrinsic beauty of the botanical elements.

Nanette’s career as a Museum Anthropologist has also involved extensive world travels visiting indigenous communities, where she has participated...


Object 150 November/December Maker - Helen Earl

Object 150 November/December Maker - Helen Earl


Object 150 November/December Maker - Sophia Emmett

Object 150 November/December Maker - Sophia Emmett


Object 150 October Maker - Niki McDonald

Object 150 October Maker - Niki McDonald

Using tools of domesticity, textile artist Niki McDonald [aka Tapestry Girl] depicts urban life through her modern needlepoint tapestries. The colours and shapes of the city streets inspire and empower the urban women she expresses in wool, as she imbues them all with a sense of sass and individuality. 

Niki is interested in the contrast of urban life balanced with the pace of needlepoint tapestry. “I’m inspired by the ephemeral and drawn to the mechanical nature of my textile arts practice. Within the repetition and toiling is a space that allows me to connect with my intuition and inspires me...