Top 5 tips for decorating your home office

The COVID-19 global pandemic has certainly made an impact on the way we live, socialise and work. Lockdowns globally have resulted in many people taking their jobs home and the home office is now a much-coveted, normal trend feature of modern living.  A recent observation by an architectural firm showed that pre-COVID, only 10% to 15% of apartment units and...


Western Suburb Artists Fulfill Market Demand for Unique and Local Art

Three artists from the western suburbs of Churchlands, Subiaco and Mt Claremont have been filling the artistic demand for unique and local creations by art collectors, corporate bodies, developers, and galleries around WA and nationally. Collectively, they now will exhibit new and original artworks at Art Upmarket on Saturday 16 October at UWA. Michelle Jane Williamson (Churchlands), Larissa Nguyen (Subiaco)...


South West Artist Uses Art to Send Environmental Message at Sculptures by The Sea

For over 50 years, Neil Turner has farmed the WA Wheatbelt, where he experienced everything about the land - sparse rainfall, soil erosion, wind, fire. Then, moving to Stratham, the now Bunbury resident has exchanged farming tools with woodwork equipment to share important messages about our environment in an artistic manner.   “My mother was an artist, so growing up, oil...


Stirling Duo Makes SunSmart Fashion The New “In-Thing”

Stirling residents Casey Bryden and Jillian Intini are creating sun smart fashion that are so on-trend that Camilla - the Duchess of Cornwall - and celebrity chef Nigella Lawson have embraced and, which Aussie mums recently voted as “Most Fashionable” in the 2020 Ausmumpreneur Award.  The Ausmumpreneur Awards is a nationally recognised business award which has been running for over...

Art as a respite element: 5 reasons to buy art for your home

[caption id="attachment_28689" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] First Banksia by Kelly Muller Art, Architecture and Interiors by Shift Architecture, photography by Douglas Mark Black.[/caption]   When the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York reopened after Covid-19 shutdown they had installed two giant white banners on the museum’s front facade designed by the Japanese-American artist Yoko Ono saying: “Dream”  and  “Together”, one responds...

Perth Christmas Market – Christmas decorations in the making with Robin Wells

At each Perth Upmarket we always get to see the fabulous finished pieces created by our  very talented retailers but often we don't have any idea of the blood, sweat and tears that go into creating these designers pieces! For instance, have you ever wondered what go's in to bringing Perth Upmarket Ambassador Robin Wells intricate Christmas decorations to life? Well...

Meet Some Of Our Art Upmarket Artists

With over 60 of WA's and Perth's finest artists showcasing their work at Art Upmarket we thought you might like to find out a little more about some of the Art Upmarket Artists. In this blog we catch up with local artists Nidia Hansen and Tania Daymond. Nidia Hansen, NH Studio & Designs Nidia where do you find inspiration for...

Junior Upmarket Products We Love- Perth’s best Baby and Kids Market

Our Winter Upmarket is almost here, and with it comes our ever popular Junior Upmarket: A dedicated market for the little treasures in your life. Our Junior Upmarket showcases the best local designers dedicated to baby and kids products. Perth’s best baby and kids market. So what can you expect from Junior Upmarket? From fashion to accessories, baby foods to designer toys...

Art Upmarket retailer Neil Turner

Meet Art Upmarket Retailer and Timber Craftsman Neil Turner

Art Upmarket retailer and timber craftsman Neil Turner has been crafting wood for over 40 years and is internationally recognised for his fine timber sculptures and furniture. Central to his creation process is allowing the material to inform the final piece, whether it is the shape or grain of the timber. Every piece reflects his careful consideration of shape, material, functionality...