Multi-talented Australian based artist, object and jewellery designer, Louise Olsen, may be better known for her work as the creative director of Dinosaur Designs, but her latest collaboration with lifestyle brand Alex and Trahanas has us dreaming of an Italian summer. Inspired by the organic, weathered forms of Apulian olive trees, this line of gold-tone and silver jewellery sees precious metals twisted and contorted into abstract, elegant loops to form a sculptural collection of bangles and earrings. Packing now for our Mediterranean get-away.
At the crystal moon, at the red branch of the slow autumn at my window. Barely there but fully exposed.
Picnics on the rocks, salty skin on linen sheets or dining with friends under fairy lights. Here’s all we’re coveting this Valentine’s Day.
“Without pain, would we ever feel rapture? Without our own stories to project on them, would all the songs and art that moves us so even matter at all?” A first glimpse of our new issue, on newsstands today.