Exploring another dimension of flora. We take a close look at the ethereal dried blooms created by the hands of MarkAntonia. Textural dried petals in a palette of faded pastels convey a feeling of nostalgia. A more subtle and long lasting floral option. A keepsake and a work of sculptural art.
We live in Melbourne where Christian has two restaurants, ‘Embla’ and ‘The Town Mouse’. I work as an illustrator and have an illustration agency called ‘Use New Art’ (see following artist profile in this issue). Our working lives don’t overlap that much and so when we spend time together it feels really special. We seem to enjoy doing the same things when we are not working – which is mostly eating, drinking or otherwise being lazy – and in between we give each other a lot of insight and understanding from our quite different experiences of the world.
How did Working Style get started? With seamstress support from my mother and her friends in the Wairarapa in 1987, I began selling made-to-measure shirts, going office to office with my cloths and measuring tape.Read More
Matt happens to be my brother’s best friend, who moved into my old family home with my brother after I vacated in early 2012. We used to spend time together hanging out at family dinners and gatherings. After ten months or so we started training together for a running event. This soon turned into dinner dates and we have been together ever since.