It was a wake-up call moment following the 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires that led to partners Suzi Kerr and Denis Spooner creating their design business, Visual Imprint. “You realise that life can be cut short at any moment,” Suzi tells me. “Best to spend our time on this planet doing something you really enjoy”. That event, along with Suzi’s love for interior decor and Denis’ passion for printing, spawned a creative journey the two are now enjoying immense success on.
Sydney based fashion designer Nermin Salih knows what she likes and what she doesn’t. A lover of photography (and clothing, of course), the 29 year old founder of Nermin Designs isn’t a fan of galactic inspired fashion. “I just think it’s very unattractive, thats all i can really say on it”. I sat down with this up-and-comer to learn more about her life creative.
If you’re after a companion for all things creative, Find & Keep by Melbourne designer Beci Orpin is it. This funky mumma not only creates clothing and homeswares, but has produced some too-cute stationery too.
Her book, which is ideal for both kids and big kids at heart (guilty!), is a step-by-step guide that’ll show you how to make a range of quirky and creative gems.