Art & Design

‘I don’t paint nature. I am nature.’ – Jackson Pollock

The natural world has inspired artists and designers since the beginning of time. Here we share the work of talented painters, landscape designers, architects, photographers, sculptors and more who design, make and create work inspired by plants and the natural world.

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Isamu Sawa: Without Water

Art & DesignPhotographer Isamu Sawa photographs floral escapees!

Cécile Daladier: Ceramic Artist

Art & DesignA chat with French ceramicist and flower lover Cécile Daladier.

Think Like a Plant, Think Like a Woman

Art & DesignClimate change, eco-feminism and the art of Janet Laurence.

Marianne North: Lady Painter

Art & DesignMarianne North was a trailblazing female artist who travelled the world painting plants in the 19th century.

Native Swinson: Bringing the Bush to Bondi

Art & DesignArtist, illustrator and textile designer Kate Swinson is bringing the bush to Bondi

The Artist and the Botanical Collector

Art & Design, CulturePassion, plants and money ain't good bedfellows.

Five O’clock Flower: A Photographic Series

Art & DesignLight, shadow, flowers. All the best things. A gorgeous photographic series by Jenny Peñas

Designer Profile: Sacha Coles

Art & DesignA chat with Sacha Coles, landscape architect and director of ASPECT Studios.

Mapplethorpe’s Flora

Art & Design, CultureWe take a look inside the epic book, Mapplethorpe Flora.

An Alphabet That’ll Make You Hungry

Art & DesignWe share excerpts from illustrator Charlotte Day's edible alphabet.

Across the International Date Line

Art & DesignKatherine Lu photographs the small island of Rarotonga in the Cook Islands.

Jennifer Orland: Ceramicist & Gardener

Art & DesignJennifer Orland's ceramics practice is inspired by her garden.

Amanda Dziedzic – Glass Artist

Art & Design"Plants are bloody amazing," says Melbourne-based glass artist Amanda Dziedzic. We agree!

Your Future Is Written In The Trees

Art & DesignArtist Caitlin Franzmann has mapped out your destiny in her 'Tree-telling' divination cards!

When Bread Met Honey

Art & DesignGet your fingers sticky with the Bread + Honey exhibition, on show at Hotel Hotel from 6 February!

Wonderplants!

Art & DesignSarah Illenberger's Wonderplants are just normal plants... with superhero alter egos!

Accidental Smoothie: Patterns, Plants & Art!

Art & DesignA whole lot of plants and patterns underpin Karina Sharpe's 'Accidental Smoothie' series.

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