Tag: Christine Manfield

Creasion…

Sydney’s CBD fringe plays host to myriad lanes and back streets that are seeing a rebirth as the area explodes with creative businesses and an increase in residential developments where there were once commercial operations or derelict sites.

Some months ago we wrote about a small Sydney City run gallery on Alberta St to the city’s Southern boundary, it’s a blink and you’ll miss it location and quite hard to stumble upon – but where this rotating public gallery once stood now stands Creasion – a slick addition to this gritty urban landscape.

Opened by Yu Sasaki, (having trained under Christine Manfield of Universal fame), the space is sparse but instantly inviting in what is ostensibly a back lane that rarely – if ever - sees sun!

Their speciality is Macarons and sweet things but we just can’t go past the single origin coffee which is genuinely fantastic.  Worth a visit… for those who know their secret Sydney eateries, it’s right next door to Berta at 21 Alberta St, Sydney.

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YOU-ZU: Anson Smart

ANSON SMART IS A GENIUS.

THE CREATIVE EYE BEHIND SOME OF THE MOST EVOCATIVE EDITORIAL, PORTRAIT AND ADVERTISING PHOTOGRAPHY GLOBALLY.  AN EXPERT AT TRAINING HIS LENS ON EVERYONE FROM CATE BLANCHETT TO ELLE MCPHERSON, HE WAS COMMISSIONED TO CAPTURE THE ESSENCE OF AUSTRALIA FOR THE AUSTRALIAN TOURISM COMMISSION, CONVEY THE ATMOSPHERE OF COUNTLESS INTERIOR AND ARCHITECTURE SHOOTS FOR BELLE, VOGUE LIVING, ELLE, INSIDE OUT  AND FAMED FOR EVOKING THE FLAVOURS IN NUMEROUS COOK BOOKS FOR THE LIKES OF CHRISTINE MANFIELD AND GREG DOYLE… SO WE’VE SWUNG THINGS AROUND A BIT AND HAVE PUT THE MAN HIMSELF IN FRAME.

DO YOURSELF A FAVOUR AND SPEND A DAY PERUSING HIS STUNNING WORK AT WWW.ANSONSMART.COM

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