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.
Our featured makers for November/December are Sophia Emmett and Helen Earl.
Total cost of the work is $150 plus GST and postage, as required. No postage charge for pick up.
ADC is not taking a commission on sales. We are passing 100% onto 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.
Past makers include:
Niki McDonald - Tapestry Girl | Melinda Young | Rina Bernabei | Emily Copp | Felix Gill | Hayden Youlley | Herbert & Friends | Katherine Mahoney | Love and West | Marika Svikis | Milly Dent | Nicole Robins | Sylvia Riley | TRADE the MARK | Vanessa Ion | Zara Collins |
Helen Earl explores the interface between form and function, nature and object, and by incorporating found objects into her work, provokes thought and reflection about how we interact with both the natural and object-laden world.
Helen works from a home based studio in Sydney and much of her exploration of ideas for work comes from walking and gathering found objects, usually nature’s flotsam, in her environment.
Concepts for new work begin with the experiential, the moving about and exploring of a natural space. This experience is then expanded or framed by narratives of culture, history, science and the environment. Helen seeks out associations between the everyday existence of our daily cultural lives and the natural world in which we live.