The Fortynine Studio is a collaborative design studio whose members share a common ethos and foster an open and collaborative working environment for designing, thinking and making. The Studio creates work for exhibition, research, retail and commission and also develops self-initiated collaborative projects and exhibitions together.
The Hoarders is a short film whereby fantasy meets reality in an imaginative world. Bringing to life the simple beauty and art of giving.
Das Superpaper is the fresh face of the visual arts media in Australia. The look-book for the emerging & contemporary art world – accessible, free and national.
It’s their art, their world, in their words.
Published since December 2008 by Rococo Productions, the magazine looks to develop broader cultural dialogue within the visual arts and the wider arts community. Visually and editorially Das Superpaper's first concern is the clean, unfettered presentation of the works, world and words of the artists, curators and others involved with contemporary production.
Casual illustration assistant for the Costume Department on Great Gatsby
The Learning to Teach Online project is a free professional development resource designed to help teachers from any discipline, whether experienced in online teaching or not, to gain a working understanding of successful online teaching pedagogies that they can apply in their own unique teaching situations.
Omnium is a group of artists, designers, programmers, writers and academics from different countries who are working together to explore and research online collaborative communities.
Profits from the Design Studio are used to fund research and a variety of outreach projects that aim to aid and assist developing communities through sustainable art and design projects. They encourage students, educators and professionals from all over the world to collaborate using socially aware and ethically responsive approaches.
Magical Tales, a preschool children's television series for Channel 9.
Larry the Lawnmower, a preschool children's television series for Channel 7.
Awarded to high achieving students to assist them in undertaking a design internship
College of Fine arts (COFA)
National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)
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Sarah is an object designer and maker based in Sydney, Australia. She is a founding member and director of collaborative design collective The Fortynine Studio.
Working primarily in metal and ceramics Sarah develops and produces functional and sometimes playful works for exhibition, commission and small-scale production. Drawing on her background in science and interest in natural materials, technical processes, craft and the hand-made her practice seeks to explore how design might respond to the Australian environment, culture and histories more directly in a considered and meaningful way.
Sarah’s work is driven by the concept of materials for purpose. Through the considered use of local resources she hopes to develop works whose materiality and form reflect the necessity of their function on both a practical and aesthetic level.
Sarah has collaborated regularly with other members of The Fortynine Studio as well as with The Other Hemisphere, Eastern Weft, Jardan and Province, among others. She also develops projects with artist and film maker Keaton Stewart.
She has exhibited individual and collaborative works in Sydney, Adelaide, Shanghai and Milan. Her work is stocked in Australia with retailers including the National Portrait Gallery, Object: Australian Design Centre, Funkis and Jardan as well as The Fortynine Studio online store.
You can see more of Sarah's work with The Fortynine Studio.