Contributor: Chris Von Menge

A childhood obsession with the mechanics of the camera led Chris to first pick up his father’s Roleflex at age 7. From that moment, his destiny was inevitable. Chris approaches commercial photography from a fine arts background, creating outstanding worldwide campaigns for clients such as Nike, Audi, and Omega. He has received numerous accolades including a Cannes Gold Lion, Silver Clio and many local awards.

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Inkster Maken: history and prehistory

Hugh Altschwager is a designer with a deep connection to the materials of his craft. His first range of products under his brand Inkster Maken – a nod to his Nordic background, taken from his mother’s maiden name and the Dutch verb ‘to make’ – is a series of hanging pendants and wall-mounted orbs made from hand-lathed South Australian limestone and reclaimed Australian hardwoods.