Designer Natalie Hutton visits the World Of WearableArt Museum in Nelson, New Zealand.Read More
Question: What originally motivated you to start Claudia Savage?
Natalie Hutton: The long of it is I had always wanted to be "an artist" which to me was drawing and painting what I wanted and living off the proceeds of sales. Well, a combination of losing my folio in a fire and the discovery that most people wanted me to draw their partner or pets put me well and truly off the idea of illustrating for others.
Interview by Brooke Hunter.
Melbourne designer Natalie Hutton has taken home her first international accolade this weekend at the World Of Wearable Art awards in New Zealand. One of only eight Australian finalists in this year’s finals hosted at a gala event on Friday night, Natalie’s Claudia Savage was up against 148 finalists from 17 countries. Her debut piece, Echoplex – Goddess of Reverb, took out the coveted Avant-Garde section in the 30th annual awards.Read More