Must-Have: The Art Trend of the Season

Must-Have: The Art Trend of the Season

In bloom.

By Emmy-Lou McKean | 28th September 2017

Whether it’s an ode to your favourite blooms or the idea that a beautiful bunch in art form won’t wither away, florals are front and centre when it comes to wall art.

KARA HYNES

It’s no surprise that when Queensland-based stylist, photographer and creative director Kara Hynes launched her online print shop that we would find bloomin’ beautiful prints. Combining her love for styling and photography with her background in horticulture, it was only fitting that her first collection would be based around that.

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VICKI LEE X TED O’DONNELL

Chances are you’ve probably already spotted one of Vicki Lee’s pieces of art in your Instagram feed over the last year or so. The art created by Vicki and her photographer partner, Ted O’Donnell can be found hanging on the walls of the who’s who in Bondi and beyond and it’s quite obvious why.

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ADONI ASTRINAKIS

I’ve been following Melbourne artist, Adoni Astrinakis for a little bit longer than a year now and his Instagram is one of my favourites. Specialising in large scale portraiture with realistic aesthetic, when Adoni puts his brush to canvas, magic truly happens.
Adoni Astrinakis_Andreja

JASMINE DOWLING

It’s finally poppy season again and so it was only natural that Brisbane’s favourite creative, Jasmine Dowling would get photographing to create mixed media prints. The best part about these blooms is that they don’t shed shells everywhere or die after a week!
1017_Chat_Wall Art Edit_Jasmine Dowling Fleur No.4

DINA BROADHURST

You may be familiar with some of Dina Broadhurst’s work from when she exhibited one of her first solo shows earlier this year at Westfield Chermside. From April to June, the entire fashion precinct was transformed using photography and collage elements to create bespoke floor-to-ceiling artworks. Her website hosts a curated selection of works hand picked by Broadhurst herself including some of her best sellers.

MYFLOWERMAN X LAURA GOODALL

Sydney florist, MyFlowerMan has teamed up with photographer Laura Goodall for an upcoming collaboration that has seen the pair create a series of 10 prints that focus on flowers that Kieran, the director of MyFlowerMan loves to work with. The collaboration arose from a shared appreciation of the ephemeral flower and an organic aesthetic. The prints are a way for residents that don’t live in Sydney to have their own lasting piece of the popular florist’s work. The works are now available online.

MFM x LG Magnolia print

MFM x LG Magnolia print

JESS COCHRANE

Experimenting with painting on the pages of Vogue, Jess Cochrane’s artistic style combines portrait photography and expressionism. The Sydney-based artist has exhibited a stand out solo exhibition at Brisbane Powerhouse and worked on collaborations with Groovin’ The Moo, The Ladies Network and The Lord Gladstone Hotel. A Jess Cochrane piece is at the top of my wish list.

Feature Image: Dina Broadhurst Ladies in waiting

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Article by Emmy-Lou McKean

Emmy-Lou McKean is a Journalist at Style Magazines. She is a self-confessed pyjama enthusiast and on her weekends when she isn't in said pyjamas you'll find her enjoying live music, sipping Matcha lattes and eating her way through Brisbane and beyond.

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