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Ingredients for a fulfilling creative career: the Auckland textile printer making an impression

After a career in New Zealand’s fashion industry, Rachel Moore felt it was time to combine her textile knowledge and and artistic creativity together – leading to the creation of her Ingredients Design brand (also known as texdesign here on Felt). Rachel works with 100% linen fabric for its environmental and tactile qualities, and sees her work as providing the ingredients to make a space a home.

To reach a port we must set sail: a life and craft shaped by the sea

To reach a port we must set sail: a life and craft shaped by the sea

Karli Gould of Gould Marine spent ten years as a sail/cover maker before she and her husband sold up and went to Europe to have their ‘later in life’ adventure. After eight years exploring the Mediterranean on a classic yacht, they returned home and built their paradise in the Sounds with an eye to use it as a workplace – and it turned out to be a fantastic place to be inspired.