COMMON PEOPLE #25

jessica bellef

Maianbar NSW

A woman of many talents, Jessica Bellef is bringing one of her dreams to life in the form of her first book, Individual. As a photographic stylist and writer her passion enthuses in every creative field she works in, from head of styling at Temple and Webster to teaching, all grounded locally in the Royal National Park. Jess tells us about the humble inspiration behind her book and gets us excited for our upcoming co-event at Noel and Gladys!

COMMON PEOPLE #24

tilly clifford

wollongong NSW

Capturing moments in time and making them into magical memories is the most rewarding aspect of Tilly Clifford’s photography. Tilly says you have to dig deep to take a good portrait and this shows in her work. Home to the South Coast, Tilly enjoys being able to travel with her work around Australia as well as coming home to her red brick home and four-legged doggie-pal Piper.

COMMON PEOPLE #23

lauren and

sophia

summer hill NSW

When two leaf lovers are sent on a blind date you get a combination that makes a little business called Leaf Supply. Lauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan from Sydney's Inner West set out to create a community of plant lovers delivering greens in little handmade pots throughout the city. Their efforts have grown via social media and publishing their first book Leaf Supply, with their second book about to drop it's a true testament to all they've achieved.

COMMON PEOPLE #22

maryann

walker

thirroul NSW

From fallen branches to quirky furniture saved from landfill, Maryann’s unique eye for style is shown off in her home and Airbnb. Along with her partner Brian and their twin girls Frida and Pearl, the family has made a cosy home in an original miners cottage. The dwelling out back 'Sailors Heart' is Maryann's way of sharing our coastal town with worldly visitors. The host dreams are made of with homemade cakes and shared stories of travel prompted by their impressive vintage spoon collection.

COMMON PEOPLE #21

ash leslie

coledale NSW

With a mix of bold and muted colours Ash Leslie creates abstract art that explores composition and colour. Buried deep in Coledale's bush escarpment you'll find Ash in her hole-in-the-wall home studio brush in hand constantly striving for the right balance between structure and fluidity in every piece - much like life itself.

COMMON PEOPLE #20

jess and mitch

wombarra NSW

Literally a stones throw from one of the South Coast's most beautiful beaches you'll find the quintessential Aussie fibro shack home to stylist-photographer combo Jess & Mitch. Full to the brim with mementos from their travels all over regional Australia, their home, the Wombat Shack tells a story of their life as they know it.

COMMON PEOPLE #19

sacha

jacobsen

avalon NSW

Surrounded by a rainforest and a chicken pen you'll find this jeweller chipping away in her backyard studio. Sacha cuts, bends and files brass making kinetic mobiles and wall hangings full of shapes inspired by the mid-century modern design movement. This down-to-earth mother of three reminds us that the jewellery world isn't as glam as the diamonds sparkling on your fingers, a trade where your hands get dirty inspiring her daughters who may follow in her footsteps one day.

COMMON PEOPLE #18

laura brading

austinmer NSW

With dreams of opening her own bookshop Laura Brading an entrepreneurial mother of two has found ways to share her knowledge on the latest books whilst raising her brood. Laura keeps our shelves stocked with the best reads all reviewed by Laura herself under the name Tiny Bookseller. Using a little bit of smarts and a little bit of courage Laura is now ready to launch her new venture WellRead, a curated book subscription service that delivers the best new books and undiscovered gems straight to your door.

COMMON PEOPLE #17

jess and bodie

bellambi NSW

Meet El Freda, the deceased estate that once was brought back to life by a couple of local creatives Jess & Bodie. Their love for mid-century style meant that this a renovating project pays homage to the cottage it once was, a home full of curated op shop finds that showcase their unique flare. You'll find these two and baby Orla soaking up the sun, listening to records in their 50's fibro shack, as Jess says they're just two hoarders in love.

COMMON PEOPLE #16

jessica blume

byron bay NSW

A self confessed routine-less ‘80’s teenage boy’ Jume’s Jess Blume is as in touch with her lush surrounds of Byron Bay as she is her small textile manufacturing team of 10. A woman dictated by the tides, passionate about ethically sourced fabrics and using sustainable processes. We wear Jess’s clothes and feel the essence of her pride in each garment.

COMMON PEOPLE #15

callum crinis

wollongong NSW

A savour to all pricks out there, meet the boy-next-door Callum Crinis who collects, revives and trades in cacti. Callum runs a business called Cactus Talk, named by his friends because Callum just loves to talk about cacti. From his backyard greenhouse Callum grows an extensive collection with over 100 different varieties and is not afraid to share a few tips and tricks to keep your cacti happy and healthy.

COMMON PEOPLE #14

tania nguyen

wollongong NSW

Whether it’s the movement of the trees swaying or the colours of the sky at sunrise it’s the beauty of nature that inspires Tania Nguyen’s art with pressed flowers. Tania believes that nature brings her the gentle escape from a busy life that we all strive for and shares her therapeutic project with us through her workshops and art. 

COMMON PEOPLE #25

JESSICA BELLEF, MAIANBAR NSW

A woman of many talents, Jessica Bellef is bringing one of her dreams to life in the form of her first book, Individual. As a photographic stylist and writer her passion enthuses in every creative field she works in, from head of styling at Temple & Webster to teaching, all grounded locally in the Royal National Park. Jess tells us about the humble inspiration behind her book and gets us excited for our upcoming co-event at Noel AND Gladys!

COMMON PEOPLE #24

TILLY CLIFFORD,

WOLLONGONG NSW

Capturing moments in time and making them into magical memories is the most rewarding aspect of Tilly Clifford’s photography. Tilly says you have to dig deep to take a good portrait and this shows in her work. Home to the South Coast, Tilly enjoys being able to travel with her work around Australia as well as coming home to her red brick home and four-legged doggie-pal Piper.

COMMON PEOPLE #23

lauren and sophia,

summer hill NSW

When two leaf lovers are sent on a blind date you get a combination that makes a little business called Leaf Supply. Lauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan from Sydney's Inner West set out to create a community of plant lovers delivering greens in little handmade pots throughout the city. Their efforts have grown via social media and publishing their first book Leaf Supply, with their second book about to drop its a true testament to all they've achieved.

COMMON PEOPLE #22

maryann walker,

thirroul NSW

From fallen branches to quirky furniture saved from landfill, Maryann’s unique eye for style is shown off in her home and Airbnb. Along with her partner Brian and their twin girls Frida and Pearl, the family has made a cosy home in an original miners cottage. The dwelling out back 'Sailors Heart' is Maryann's way of sharing our coastal town with worldly visitors. The host dreams are made of with homemade cakes and shared stories of travel prompted by their impressive vintage spoon collection.

COMMON PEOPLE #21

ash leslie, coledale NSW

With a mix of bold and muted colours Ash Leslie creates abstract art that explores composition and colour. Buried deep in Coledale's bush escarpment you'll find Ash in her hole-in-the-wall home studio brush in hand constantly striving for the right balance between structure and fluidity in every piece - much like life itself.

COMMON PEOPLE #20

jess and mitch,

wombarra NSW

Literally a stones throw from one of the South Coast's most beautiful beaches you'll find the quintessential Aussie fibro shack home to stylist-photographer combo Jess & Mitch. Full to the brim with mementos from their travels all over regional Australia, their home, the Wombat Shack tells a story of their life as they know it.

COMMON PEOPLE #19

sacha jacobsen,

avalon NSW

Surrounded by a rainforest and a chicken pen you'll find this jeweller chipping away in her backyard studio. Sacha cuts, bends and files brass making kinetic mobiles and wall hangings full of shapes inspired by the mid-century modern design movement. This down-to-earth mother of three reminds us that the jewellery world isn't as glam as the diamonds sparkling on your fingers, a trade where your hands get dirty inspiring her daughters who may follow in her footsteps one day.

COMMON PEOPLE #18

laura brading,

austinmer NSW

With dreams of opening her own bookshop Laura Brading an entrepreneurial mother of two has found ways to share her knowledge on the latest books whilst raising her brood. Laura keeps our shelves stocked with the best reads all reviewed by Laura herself under the name Tiny Bookseller. Using a little bit of smarts and a little bit of courage Laura is now ready to launch her new venture WellRead, a curated book subscription service that delivers the best new books and undiscovered gems straight to your door.

COMMON PEOPLE #17

jess and bodie, bellambi NSW

Meet El Freda, the deceased estate that once was brought back to life by a couple of local creatives Jess & Bodie. Their love for mid-century style meant that this a renovating project pays homage to the cottage it once was, a home full of curated op shop finds that showcase their unique flare. You'll find these two and baby Orla soaking up the sun, listening to records in their 50's fibro shack, as Jess says they're just two hoarders in love.

COMMON PEOPLE #16

jessica blume,

byron bay NSW

A self confessed routine-less ‘80’s teenage boy’ Jume’s Jess Blume is as in touch with her lush surrounds of Byron Bay as she is her small textile manufacturing team of 10. A woman dictated by the tides, passionate about ethically sourced fabrics and using sustainable processes. We wear Jess’s clothes and feel the essence of her pride in each garment.

COMMON PEOPLE #15

callum crinis,

wollongong NSW

A savour to all pricks out there, meet the boy-next-door Callum Crinis who collects, revives and trades in cacti. Callum runs a business called Cactus Talk, named by his friends because Callum just loves to talk about cacti. From his backyard greenhouse Callum grows an extensive collection with over 100 different varieties and is not afraid to share a few tips and tricks to keep your cacti happy and healthy.

COMMON PEOPLE #14

tania nguyen,

wollongong NSW

Whether it’s the movement of the trees swaying or the colours of the sky at sunrise it’s the beauty of nature that inspires Tania Nguyen’s art with pressed flowers. Tania believes that nature brings her the gentle escape from a busy life that we all strive for and shares her therapeutic project with us through her workshops and art. 

COMMON PEOPLE #13

lea fernandez, wombarra NSW

A daydreaming artist from the historic city of Avignon France has made her way to our shores settling for the slow life of Wombarra. Lea Fernandez is known for her line drawings of distinct feminine figures that depict strength and grace. An endearing paradox that speaks loudly through Lea’s work and her urge as a woman to detach from the typical titles and expectations of society.

COMMON PEOPLE #12

elise idiens,

austinmer NSW

Raised on a fourth generation grazier property in central NSW to now the picturesque escarpment of Austinmer, and a few places in between Elise Idiens brings her rural life to the city through expression made in her photography and creative writing. Elise’s extensive career as a hairdresser and passion for rural Australia has led her through a journey using these mediums determined to make Australian’s know their Australia better.

COMMON PEOPLE #11

jana stewart,

petersham NSW

From the beautiful landscape of Mornington Peninsula to the creative launchpad of Sydney’s Inner West, Jana Stewart shows us that nature and city life can co-exist. This budding Microbiologist has transformed a space to call her own , a Mini Mart inspired by a road trip through Japan it’s filled with greenery and local art and designed for people who think outside the box. Jana takes her plant show on the road with her Plant Parenthood Workshop teaching the basics and science behind keeping those plant pets alive.

COMMON PEOPLE #13

lea fernandez

wombarra NSW

A daydreaming artist from the historic city of Avignon France has made her way to our shores settling for the slow life of Wombarra. Lea Fernandez is known for her line drawings of distinct feminine figures that depict strength and grace. An endearing paradox that speaks loudly through Lea’s work and her urge as a woman to detach from the typical titles and expectations of society.

COMMON PEOPLE #10

therese petre,

stanwell park NSW

The Thirroul based potter and creative, Therese Petre fondly known as Peacharoo is a humbled example of working for yourself and following your passion. After 20 years in the world of graphic design and art direction Therese has worked with some of Australia’s biggest brands and somewhere along the way has reconnected with her love for pottery. The growing desire for handmade products has allowed her creative nature to transition her passion for pottery from an inspiration fuelled hobby to a new career.

COMMON PEOPLE #12

elisa idiens

austinmer NSW

Raised on a fourth generation grazier property in central NSW to now the picturesque escarpment of Austinmer, and a few places in between Elise Idiens brings her rural life to the city through expression made in her photography and creative writing. Elise’s extensive career as a hairdresser and passion for rural Australia has led her through a journey using these mediums determined to make Australian’s know their Australia better.

COMMON PEOPLE #11

jana stewart

petersham NSW

From the beautiful landscape of Mornington Peninsula to the creative launchpad of Sydney’s Inner West, Jana Stewart shows us that nature and city life can co-exist. This budding Microbiologist has transformed a space to call her own , a Mini Mart inspired by a road trip through Japan it’s filled with greenery and local art and designed for people who think outside the box. Jana takes her plant show on the road with her Plant Parenthood Workshop teaching the basics and science behind keeping those plant pets alive.

COMMON PEOPLE #10

therese petre

stanwell park NSW

The Thirroul based potter and creative, Therese Petre fondly known as Peacharoo is a humbled example of working for yourself and following your passion. After 20 years in the world of graphic design and art direction Therese has worked with some of Australia’s biggest brands and somewhere along the way has reconnected with her love for pottery. The growing desire for handmade products has allowed her creative nature to transition her passion for pottery from an inspiration fuelled hobby to a new career.