sophie wolanski

 In Conversation with Sophie Wolanski. Wild, sculptural and colourful blooms are what Sophie Wolanski is best known for. Founder of the beautiful Muck Floral, Sophie's unmistakeable floral arrangements are artistic reflections of herself: warm, intuitive, romantic, expressive and vibrant. We are delighted to share Sophie with you on auór journal this month, talking flowers, her new role as a mum, on managing a small business in 2020, and what's informed and propelled her floral practice. Where did you grow up and where is home for you now?  I grew up in Sydney, and home for now in in Marrickville. Pick three...

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paige geffen

In Conversation With Paige Geffen “To change the narrative on how we relate to our stuff” is the philosophy behind Paige Geffen’s Object & Us, a consultancy which seeks to redefine the individual’s relationship to their objects and spaces. A multi-talented creative director, interior designer, stylist and photographer, we sat down with Paige to talk about her creative life in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and her approach to finding balance and connection to the material world. Where did you grow up and where is home for you now? I grew up outside of Philadelphia, PA, and I honestly never really...

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ophelia mikkelson jones

In Conversation With Ophelia Mikkelson Jones. We are delighted to feature Ophelia Mikkelson Jones on the auór journal this month. A fierce creator, artist, photographer and sock maker who is carving out a quiet life which reflects and celebrates her coastal surroundings in beautiful New Zealand. We first crossed paths with Ophelia when we caught her wearing our Paloma Celery frames a year ago now, befriending one another over our shared love of radiant green. We’ve been in awe of her sensibility, creative eye and humble ways ever since. Happy reading! xx We’d love to know how your life started...

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lauren brincat

In Conversation With Lauren Brincat. We’ve had huge lady crush on artist Lauren Brincat for far too long! So we are honoured to be featuring her on the auór journal this month coinciding with her latest work ‘Other Tempo’ on now at Carriageworks as part of the Liveworks Festival. Brincat is an artist who works across diverse media from video and performance to sculpture and installation. Using a variety of platforms her work explores non-verbal modes of expression through narratives or ideas. So we sat down with Lauren to unpack this creative soul a little more. Where did you grow...

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hannah cawley

In Conversation With Hannah Cawley. To celebrate the launch of our Paloma Rose eyewear collaboration, we took a moment to chat to fashion designer and founder of London label Cawley Studio. Where were you born and where is home for now?  I was born in Stoke on Trent in the Midlands. I moved to London eight years ago. What are the three best words to describe Hannah Cawley? Dedicated, practical and stubborn. What brought you to the world of fashion design? After high school I went to college, I wanted to become either a chef or a fashion designer, in...

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contact improvisation

In Conversation With Dancers Irene and Kieran. When we stumbled across this beautiful contact improvisation video, we just had to know more about the people and the practice behind it. Contact improvisation, as we’ve discovered, is a form of improvised dancing and the exploration of one's body in relationship to others by using the fundamentals of sharing weight, touch, and movement awareness. It plays with the artistry of falling off balance, counterbalance, finding the shelves of the body, learning the mechanics of the body in order to handle someone else's weight or be lifted. So, we set out to interview contact improvisation...

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