Faire Magazine – Issue 02
A quarterly independent print magazine celebrating creative stories from around the world.
Inside our second issue are 12 exceptionally beautiful long-form stories celebrating the creative lives and work of a diverse group of artists, artisans and creatives from around the world.
Issue Two features stories about Swedish creatives Linda Lomelino & My Feldt (On Cover); British painter Philippa Stanton; French artist Emma Cassi; Irish embroiderer Domino Whisker; Mallorcan textile artist Adriana Meunié and ceramicist Jaume Roig; French mother-daughter artists Nathalie Lété and Angele Fougeriol; British father-daughter ceramicists Chris Bramble and Freya Bramble-Carter; French heritage company La Maison du Pastel; Australian-Japanese author and photographer Emiko Davies; French floral artist Marie Varenne, and Jamaican leather worker Kingsley Walters.
Stories of Salt & Starlight by Ruth Steadman
Domino Whisker, an embroidery artist born in Ireland and raised in Los Angeles, who found her creative voice almost by accident five years ago after moving home to Dublin to care for her father, artist Charlie Whisker, at the beginning of his Alzheimer's disease diagnosis.
My Feldt and Linda Lomelino who met inside My’s bakery, Feldts Bröd och Konfekt, in their town of Halmstad, Sweden. My is a baker and author, and Linda blends her love of baking and photography on her blog “Call me Cupcake” and in her four bestselling books.
Marie Varenne is a French flower enthusiast who left Paris behind in search of a slower life in the countryside of Provence.
Freya Bramble-Carter and Chris Bramble are ceramists in the U.K. London-born Chris Bramble has exhibited extensively in the U.K. and internationally, and his wheel-thrown porcelain pots and ceramic sculpture are distinctive in their marriage of African and European craftsmanship. Freya Bramble-Carter, Chris’ daughter, recently joined her father in his West Hampstead studio and has developed her own loyal following of collectors who covet her handcrafted clay silhouettes and artisanal glazes.
La Maison du Pastel is the oldest pastel manufacturer in the world. It is run by Isabelle Roché—whose family has owned and operated the business since 1865—and her partner, American artist Margaret Zayer. Today, the purveyor of fine pastels blends the perfect mix of historic and modern practices and principles.
Philippa Stanton is a Brighton, U.K.- based fine artist, still-life photographer, and author of the “Conscious Creativity” book and workbook series.
Emiko Davies is an Australian-Japanese food writer, photographer, and cookbook author. After a childhood spent travelling the world, Emiko found herself studying art in Florence, Italy, where she met and fell in love with an Italian sommelier.
Kingsley Walters is a Jamaican-born Londoner and a highly regarded teacher of leathercraft. He offers luxury leather accessories and handcrafted lifestyle goods through his eponymous brand
Nathalie Lété and Angèle Fougeirol are mother-daughter artists in France. Nathalie is one of France's most prolific multidisciplinary artists, and together with Angèle, who is a ceramist, the pair have transformed their country home, known as Maison Suzanne, into a painted wonderland.
Emma Cassi is a French-born, U.K.-based fibers artist, jewellery maker, and herbalist.
Adriana Meunié & Jaume Roig are artists who live and work in the Mallorcan countryside. Their work interprets their relationship with preserving local cultures and the natural world.