We all need some me time, am I right? Sue Brabender knows this as well as anyone, and needing to take a break from long, hectic hours at the sportswear company she worked for led to her launching Me Time, Just for Me – a lifestyle brand encouraging and supporting women to take time out for themselves and to feel comfortable (and a little bit special) while doing just that! Me Time’s range includes t-shirts, tanks and long sleeve tees, hoody’s plus gift boxes, drawstring backpacks and candles. Looking to expand the range into training tights and leisure pants coming soon this lifestyle brand is not slowing down anytime soon, but exists to help their customers do just that in their everyday lives. We spoke with founder Sue, all about the brands values, biggest business challenge so far and the Me Time creative design process.Read More »
Madelyn Carafa from The Healthy Hustlers knows ALL about hustle and making the move to working for yourself full time. I spoke with Madelyn about her professional background, favourite way to de-stress and her number 1 tip for all of our hustlers! Welcome to TDP #girltalk where I ask the questions you would want to know about over a coffee or a cheeky cocktail with some of our favourite boss ladies!Read More »
Our latest #mymoderncareer interview dives deep into what it is like to be a mural and installation artist. Nastia Gladushchenko took the leap from a successful Interior Architecture career to following her dreams as an artist. Nastia’s work examines the relationship between humans and the plant world. The main themes carried through all her pieces are Identity, Connection to place and an Exploration of the ways of seeing/understanding the world. Coming from a background in Interior Architecture, Nastia is sensitive to the way our environments affect our bodies and our minds. By creating multi-sensory pieces made of a mix of natural and man-made materials, she wishes to transport people to a place between a playground and a meditative space. Her previous works have been described as ethereal and dreamy.
As well as running a personal art practice, Nastia is interested in creating pieces for and with the community to allow them to access art and to experience its’ benefits in public spaces. Read more to find out all about Nastia’s career path, the biggest challenge in making the change and what inspires her beautiful work.