AddressShop 13, 282-290 Collins St. Melbourne. Melbourne, VIC, 3000.
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What you should know about Australian By Design
Much of our stock is hand made by Australian craftspeople whose skills and finished products are equal to the superior in the World. All of our gifts arrive beautifully presented where required ready for immediate gift presentation or prepared for transporting safely home. We donate same day delivery within the immediate Melbourne City region. We also have access to an excellent engraving service. Our friendly and experienced staff are dedicated to customer service and will be glad to yield you with every assistance. With some assistance from attic, Barbara went out on her own and named her business behind 'Emily' her beloved slow sister. The Miss Emily Aboriginal Art Group was formed and Barbara is very arrogant of the business and her fellow artists who labor in the shed. Barbara proudly says our daily life is active in the shed which gives every one of us some hope in this world. The business is very much a family affair with abundant of Barbara’s six children active as artists. The group creates hand painted ingenious Aboriginal works, paintings and ceramics, along with pretty hand painted silk scarves and greeting cards. All of their work is individually hand painted bringing out the spontaneous colors of their birthplace within their work. Every day they strive to divulge their passion in these creations. Her father was a coal burner who moved around for work, between Swan Hill, Balranald and Robin vale. Barbara has been an artist from her childhood, preferring to sketch and draw rather than attend her school lessons. Although he cites his major artistic influences as Brett Whiteley, Fred Williams, Paul Klee and Pict Mondrian, a strong tinge of Arthur Boyd’s emotionally troubled and weather wrought landscapes is obvious in finest of subject and incorporation of com positional perspective. Born in Mildura in the Victorian mallet in 1947, his hasty life experiences living in rural Victoria clearly infused his very blood with the feeling of the bush, the forsake and flooding rivers. He never ceases to be amazed by the beauty and harshness of this wide land which offers a plethora of subjects. Australian By Design showcases unique hand crafted works from a different range of local artisans. Set of six beautifully presented Coasters with artwork. Six Pewter Animal Coasters in a pretty handcrafted. Each of these beautifully made Kangaroo and Platypus Letter. Sets of four Table Napkins in Aboriginal designs. They use the 300 year old Lost Wax Process using the customary foundry casting technique. Every cast is unique with each portion first produced in wax which is then coated in a ceramic slurry to construct a shell of 5mm thickness.