COMMON PEOPLE #37

sammy bate
thirroul, nsw

in a garden bed of roses you'll find local botanical enthusiast sammy bate dreaming up her next sensory experience. stemming from her childhood sammy continues her passion for nature, plants and flowers in her floral project "ffoliar" using inner imagination with colour and shape.

COMMON PEOPLE #36

louise wellington
thirroul, nsw

from the mountain tops in japan to the photography studios of sydney, you'll find louise wellington flexing her creativity with a camera in hand and sometimes, if she's lucky a dog in tow. louise challenges herself working between landscape, studio and interiors photography pursuing a beautiful aesthetic in every shot that she takes.

COMMON PEOPLE #35

nicole arvela
bulli, nsw

immersing herself in the interiors world for over 10 years, nicole arvela's passion for the design industry shines through in her eclectic pad here on the south coast. as the creative manager and head buyer for home goods retailer life interiors, nicole gives us tips on choosing furniture pieces for your home and insight to where she's currently drawing inspiration.

COMMON PEOPLE #34

hopie & lily
los angeles, ca

Founded on the tradition of block printing in the vibrant world of Jaipur, sisters Hopie and Lily share with us what was once their little art project to now cult textiles brand leading the way in ethical textile manufacturing in India. The Block Shop Textiles lofted studio in Atwater Village is filled with bright colours and shapes a true depiction of their brand combined with their childhood loves in a grown up kinda way.

COMMON PEOPLE #33

jaz & alana
thirroul nsw

Inspired by the sunny side of life, rad Mamas Alana and Jaz are defeating the pink for girls and blue for boys stereotypes with their retro baby-ware brand Banabae. Bursting with bright nostalgia and driven by their customers, Banabae has grown up to be a big kid in small worlds making forever wares kids will cherish and remember while keeping focus on doing good for the planet contributing to protect the coastal lifestyle they cherish so much.

COMMON PEOPLE #32

sarah hardie
wollongong nsw

With hand-dyed botanical prints and an ethical ethos, Fabrik founder Sarah Hardie takes slow fashion to a loving and humble place. Based on the South Coast, and extending its production to a sustainable studio in Bali, the brand is built on the foundations of transparency in the industry. Sarah tells Noel & Gladys a little bit about her inspiration and introduces her new blog series, based around finding a sense of calm in mundane tasks while we are in isolation.

COMMON PEOPLE #31

emma allen
black mountain nc

From the mountains of North Carolina comes a little bottle of goodness with it all and one very humble founder in Emma Allen. What started out as a solution for her own beauty routine has become a worldly success. Packed with plant-based goodness, it’s no wonder Everyday Oil fills a void in skincare for so many different people out there.

COMMON PEOPLE #30

loz & alex
on the road

FROM THE ROADS LESS TRAVELLED IN A REFURBED VOLKSWAGON T3 YOU'LL FIND THE FOUNDERS OF DO-GOODER HEADWEAR LABEL WILL AND BEAR. TO LOZ & ALEX A HAT REPRESENTS A LIFE OF ADVENTURE, a necessity to a healthy life outdoors WITH THAT IN MIND THEY SET OUT TO PLANT TREES IN THEIR ONGOING PARTNERSHIP WITH TREES.ORG.

COMMON PEOPLE #29

rachel walker
thirroul nsw

From sketches to prints, Rachel Walker doesn’t follow an orthodox process for block printing but a self-taught a method of her own. Founder of the brand Little Beacon, which started out just for friends and now in a short time Little Beacon designs are being licensed abroad by European children’s wear brand Organic Zoo launching this March.

COMMON PEOPLE #28

lorin reid
thirroul nsw

A Thirroul local, Lorin Reid HAS A PASSION FOR POETRY, CREATIVE WRITING AND COMMUNITY. LORIN co-FOUNDED ENOUGH SAID POETRY SLAM SEVEN YEARS AGO HERE ON THE SOUTH COAST AND HASN'T LOOKED BACK. POETRY FOR LORIN IS AN EXPRESSION OF VULNERABILITY, PUSHING HER OWN BOUNDARIES AND CHALLENGING THOUGHTS OF THE STATUS-QUO.

COMMON PEOPLE #27

kari jansen
laurel canyon ca

From products infused with the magic of Los Angeles’ Laurel Canyon to an outdoor garden treatment spa, Poppy AND Someday’s founder Kari JAnsen has found the perfect balance between mind and soul. Her adored formulas that we love so much here at Noel AND Gladys hold a little bit of that oasis energy in each bottle. With an overriding purpose to clear negative energy and alleviate stress, it's clear to see why Poppy AND Someday needs a home like Laurel Canyon.

COMMON PEOPLE #26

kelly searl
monavale nsw

Kelly Searl, Pony Rider’s creative director, allows her distinct aesthetic to flow into her work and home. The perfect mix of camp, pretty and tough stems from her tomboy nature and pairs perfectly with creative gear for creative folk. Kelly says the sustainable material choices for the brand isn’t a marketing plan, just the fundamentally right thing to do, and her key to making everything work in her gorgeous Sydney-based home is to fill it with the things you love.

COMMON PEOPLE #37

sammy bate
thirroul, nsw

In a garden bed of roses you'll find local botanical enthusiast Sammy Bate dreaming up her next sensory experience. stemming from her childhood Sammy continues her passion for nature, plants and flowers in her floral project "ffoliar" using inner imagination with colour and shape.

COMMON PEOPLE #36

louise wellington
thirroul, nsw

From the mountain tops in japan to the photography studios of Sydney, you'll find Louise Wellington flexing her creativity with a camera in hand and sometimes, if she's lucky a dog in tow. Louise challenges herself working between landscape, studio and interiors photography pursuing a beautiful aesthetic in every shot that she takes.

COMMON PEOPLE #35

nicole arvela
bulli, nsw

Immersing herself in the interiors world for over 10 years, Nicole Arvela's passion for the design industry shines through in her eclectic pad here on the south coast. as the creative manager and head buyer for home goods retailer life interiors, Nicole gives us tips on choosing furniture pieces for your home and insight to where she's currently drawing inspiration.

COMMON PEOPLE #34

hopie & lily
los angeles, ca

Founded on the tradition of block printing in the vibrant world of Jaipur, sisters Hopie and Lily share with us what was once their little art project to now cult textiles brand leading the way in ethical textile manufacturing in India. The Block Shop Textiles lofted studio in Atwater Village is filled with bright colours and shapes a true depiction of their brand combined with their childhood loves in a grown up kinda way.

COMMON PEOPLE #33

jaz & alana
thirroul nsw

Inspired by the sunny side of life, rad Mamas Alana & Jaz are defeating the pink for girls and blue for boys stereotypes with their retro baby-ware brand Banabae. Bursting with bright nostalgia and driven by their customers, Banabae has grown up to be a big kid in small worlds making forever wares kids will cherish and remember while keeping focus on doing good for the planet contributing to protect the coastal lifestyle they cherish so much.

COMMON PEOPLE #32

sarah hardie
wollongong nsw

With hand-dyed botanical prints and an ethical ethos, Fabrik founder Sarah Hardie takes slow fashion to a loving and humble place. Based on the South Coast, and extending its production to a sustainable studio in Bali, the brand is built on the foundations of transparency in the industry. Sarah tells Noel & Gladys a little bit about her inspiration and introduces her new blog series, based around finding a sense of calm in mundane tasks while we are in isolation.

COMMON PEOPLE #31

emma allen
black mountain, nc

From the mountains of North Carolina comes a little bottle of goodness with it all and one very humble founder in Emma Allen. What started out as a solution for her own beauty routine has become a worldly success. Packed with plant-based goodness, it’s no wonder Everyday Oil fills a void in skincare for so many different people out there.

COMMON PEOPLE #30

loz & alex
on the road, australia

From the roads less travelled in a refurbed Volkswagon T3 you'll find the founders of do-gooder headwear label Will & Bear. To Loz and Alex a hat represents a life of adventure, a necessity to a healthy life outdoors with that in mind they set out to plant trees in their ongoing partnership with Trees.org.

COMMON PEOPLE #29

rachel walker
thirroul nsw

From sketches to prints, Rachel Walker doesn’t follow an orthodox process for block printing but a self-taught a method of her own. Founder of the brand Little Beacon, which started out just for friends and now in a short time Little Beacon designs are being licensed abroad by European children’s wear brand Organic Zoo launching this March.

COMMON PEOPLE #28

lorin reid
thirroul nsw

A Thirroul local, Lor Reid has a passion for poetry, creative writing and community. Lorin co-founded Enough Said Potry Slam seven years ago here on the South Coast and hasn't looked back. Poetry for Lorin is an expression of vulnerability, pushing her own bandaries and challenging thoughts of the status-quo.

COMMON PEOPLE #27

kari jansen
laurel canyon, ca

From products infused with the magic of Los Angeles’ Laurel Canyon to an outdoor garden treatment spa, Poppy and Someday’s founder Kari Jansen has found the perfect balance between mind and soul. Her adored formulas that we love so much here at Noel and Gladys hold a little bit of that oasis energy in each bottle. With an overriding purpose to clear negative energy and alleviate stress, it's clear to see why Poppy and Someday needs a home like Laurel Canyon.

COMMON PEOPLE #26

kelly searl
monavale nsw

Kelly Searl, Pony Rider’s creative director, allows her distinct aesthetic to flow into her work and home. The perfect mix of camp, pretty and tough stems from her tomboy nature and pairs perfectly with creative gear for creative folk. Kelly says the sustainable material choices for the brand isn’t a marketing plan, just the fundamentally right thing to do, and her key to making everything work in her gorgeous Sydney-based home is to fill it with the things you love.