Contributor: Heather Lighton

Heather Lighton is a freelance photographer, writer and designer behind the jewellery label 'H by Heather Lighton'. She has a background in fine art and design and likes to let these disciplines influence all of her work. She is a lover of nature, travel and beautiful objects. She is also the mother of two whippets who are her true loves.

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Together in dreams: SUKU interview

SUKU is a homewares and textiles label founded by Melbourne-based Indonesian-born designer Christine Lafian. Dreamed up in the languid hours between sleep and wakefulness, SUKU is ethereal yet practical: forward-thinking products for the modern home inspired by Lafian’s experiences of tribal culture and craft. Heather Lighton visits SUKU HQ in Melbourne to find out more about Christine and her label.

about face: interview with kim jaeger

After dabbling in creativity in all its forms, Kim Jaeger found her calling in the art of ceramics. Her magic digits bring otherwise inanimate clay to life in the form of her Pot Heads. Heather Lighton visits Kim's studio to talk inspiration and get the backstory on these crafted characters. You can see Kim's quiet creatures hanging out in the window of Craft Victoria until 29 June.