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Every few weeks we put out a great blog post to share insightful interviews with many of the makers who take place in our market!

Journey Through the Lens: The World of Shirley Johnson Photography

May 29, 2024

In the heart of Perth, a city known for its stunning landscapes, Shirley Johnson embarked on a journey to capture the world through her lens. What began as a passion project has blossomed into Shirley Johnson Photography, where she specialises in fine art landscapes that showcase the breathtaking beauty of Western Australia and beyond.

Market Map for Perth Upmarket

March 22, 2024

Discover your path to the perfect finds at our Perth Upmarket event on Sunday 24 March, 2024. Easily navigate over 180 unique stalls and boutiques by checking out the map.

Drawing Board Store: From Salvage Yard Finds to Magnetic Planners

March 19, 2024

Drawing Board Store was inspired by a chance trip to a salvage yard by two friends who love to create. Armed with boxes of vintage chalkboards from that trip, their product range started to take shape, evolving from up cycled drawing boards to the beautiful planners and organisers they specialise in today.

Cloudy Confections: Creating Sweet Dreams, One Marshmallow at a Time

March 12, 2024

Perth Upmarket recently had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Carmen from Cloudy Confections about her inspiring journey in the world of gourmet marshmallows.

Emiley Rose Art: Where Creativity Blooms Amid Parenthood

March 1, 2024

Meet Emiley Clark, the creative force behind Emiley Rose Art, a haven of unique artworks and homewares. Today, we’ll be uncovering the creative process and story behind this talented local artist.

Black Cockatoo Distillery: Crafting Gin with a Purpose

Feb. 27, 2024

Rachel Galvin is the driving force behind Black Cockatoo Distillery, a small but passionate business nestled in the heart of Western Australia's southwest. We sat down with the team to get to know more about their journey, and the inspiration behind their unique products.

Happy Lazuly: Colours and Creativity

Nov. 21, 2023

Discover Happy Lazuly, a beacon of art, creativity, and colour. This small business owned and operated by Sabine, and nestled in the heart of Freo, embodies local artistic flair and unwavering passion. Through a colourful journey, Happy Lazuly's founder shares her story, inspirations, and dreams that make her business shine like a precious gem.

A Golden Symphony: Crafting Timeless Moments with Magnolia Designs

Nov. 21, 2023

In the realm of bespoke jewellery, where craftsmanship meets emotion, Magnolia Designs emerges as a beacon of artistry and love. Founded by Magnolia Howards, this jewellery atelier represents a culmination of passion, dedication, and a profound connection to nature's beauty.

Unveiling Terraform Studio: A Journey of Clay, Creativity, and Community

Nov. 20, 2023

Welcome, dear readers, to a delightful and artful journey into the world of Terraform Studio, where pottery meets passion, and creativity knows no bounds.

Kerry Munns Artlife: Turning Dreams into Sustainable Wearable Art

Nov. 15, 2023

Kerry Munns, the force behind "Kerry Munns Artlife," is a Perth based artist who has turned her love of art into a thriving business. In this feature, we spotlight Kerry Munns and her journey of creating sustainable, wearable art that not only showcases her artistic talent but also contributes to a more eco-friendly fashion industry.

Featured Artist: The Beautiful Craftsmanship of Studio Sarai

Oct. 12, 2023

Sometimes, the most beautiful things come into existence serendipitously. For Sarai Yates, the founder of Studio Sarai, what began as a hobby with her husband Paul transformed into a flourishing art business. Specialising in wood mosaics, their work marries the natural beauty of wood with intricate geometric designs. Operating out of their home studio in Fremantle, the couple has been working together since 2021 to create one-of-a-kind artworks that truly stand out.

Spotlight on Francesca Geromino of Fra's Ceramics

Oct. 12, 2023

From a corporate job in civil engineering to a passionate ceramic artist, Francesca Geromino's journey is nothing short of inspiring. At the age of 27, Francesca began dabbling in pottery as a hobby in her hometown in Italy. But her career as a civil engineer, which involved long hours in front of a computer with little to no social interaction, began to wear on her.