I’m Cass - I am an Illustrator, Lettering Artist and Surface Designer based on the Sunshine Coast. My passion is working with big-hearted brands to create beautiful coastal illustrations, unique prints, and hand lettering for their branding, products and textile designs. The designs we have created in collaboration with Bare and Boho were inspired by the beauty of our natural surroundings. The artworks are subtle in tone to reflect the purity of our childhood, whilst incorporating a pop of colour to represent the element of play. We are so excited to see this range come to life and be enjoyed by Australian families.
Born and raised on Bundjalung Country, where I still live with my family. My contemporary style of Indigenous art combines a mix of earthy, coastal tones and vibrant colours to inspire hope and positivity! I use art as a way to help build relationships, connect people from all walks of life and unite different communities with my culture. I'm inspired by everyday things, my work is very intuitive and I paint what i'm feeling. I try to take inspiration from country, the landscapes, from Mt Warning to the Ocean. I try to incorporate the Bundjalung-Yugambeh language into each piece to reference my people and to share a language that was almost lost.
Laura Staniford is a contemporary Australian Artist behind the brand Booie & Ben. Laura turned to creating beautiful timeless artwork during maternity leave with her second child. This passion project gave Laura a wonderful creative outlet, where she formed a unique style that is well known for its soft tonal colour palettes, heavily driven by her love for the beautiful Australian flora and fauna.
I'm a designer from Queensland, Australia. I've been creating art, digital graphics and patterns my whole life! My work is almost always inspired by our greatest designer - Nature. Inspiration comes to me from mother earth's patterns and creative energy and this keeps me grounded and purposeful in my work. I am also always inspired by my son, who makes me be a better person everyday, both in my creative work but in my interactions with earth and being present in life. My vision was to offer a relaxed and natural colour palette, hand drawn raw and organic fonts, and a series of hand-drawn botanical line drawings, which are now part of the Native Botanical Prints Collection! I hand-drew each of these botanical line drawing elements using pen and ink - the Gum, the Rosella, the Cotton pods, the Gumnuts were all foraged from my garden and the local bush around me. My favourite piece of the brand I created are the plantable thank you cards, which are made with Australian hand-made paper implanted with Basil seeds. I love that they are waste free and re-usable for a new purpose to create an editable new plant!
Natalie Jade is a Contemporary Aboriginal intuitive artist who currently resides in Melbourne Victoria with her three children.
I would also like acknowledge and pay respects to my ancestors of the Palawa clan of the Nuenonne in which I am a descendant.