The Winners Are…

The Market NZ and Your Home and Garden are proud to present the five category winners of The Clever Creations Project. Nathan Ingram and Jenna Brown of Haunt took out the Decor section, while Tina O’Sullivan and Tory Simpson of Frankie & Johnny won the Furniture top spot. Irene van der Meer of Petite Stars & Clouds won the Art category, Kim Lawrence of Cupcake Cutie is the top Gifts producer, and the People’s Choice Award went to Sarah Douglas of Douglas Designs.

These talented designers will each produce and sell their winning creation exclusively on themarketnz.com.

DECOR WINNER

Haunt
Nathan Ingram

Haunt

Nathan Ingram (tutor at CPIT Fashion School) and Jenna Brown
(buyer and merchandiser). Live in… New Brighton, Christchurch. Tell us a bit about your brand… Haunt came about after…

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FURNITURE WINNER

Furniture
Tina O’sullivan

FRANKIE & JOHNNY

Tina O’Sullivan and Tory Simpson (both busy farm mums) Live in… Fairlie in South Canterbury. Tell us a bit about your brand…

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ART - WINNER

Art
Irene

PETITE STARS & CLOUDS

Irene van der Meer (designer at Workspace). Lives in… Port Chalmers, Dunedin. Irene, where does your love of illustration come from?

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GIFTS - WINNER

Cup Cake Cutie
Kim Lawrence

DOUGLAS DESIGNS

Kim Lawrence (mum). Lives in… Motueka. Where does your love of felt ‘taxidermy’come from? It began when I made a tiny taxidermy deer head for my children’s doll house.

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PEOPLE’S CHOICE - WINNER

Stools
Sarah Douglas

DOUGLAS DESIGNS

Sarah Douglas (creative coordinator). Lives in… Auckland. Tell us about your products… They are influenced by minimalist Scandinavian design. I love the soft grey finish that concrete gives, and pairing it with black and white or soft colour creates a simple, yet effective design.

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All products can be purchased exclusively from The Market NZ

Judges

Catherine David
CATHERINE DAVID

Founder of Catherine David Designs

With a Bachelor of Architecture, a degree in curating and a design business which has been producing award-winning products in New Zealand since 1992, Catherine David knows what it takes to make creativity a career.

TOYAH ATTWELL
TOYAH ATTWELL

General Manager of The Market NZ

Toyah launched online marketplace The Market NZ to tell the stories and sell the products of NZ’s cleverest creators. She’s all about helping homegrown talent be discovered and making it easier for you to support and buy local.

Shelly Ferguson
SHELLEY FERGUSON

Managing Editor of Your Home and Garden

Shelley is constantly on the hunt for creative Kiwis to feature on the pages of YH&G, and believes this is the perfect platform to take home-based talent to the next level.