Q+A With Riesa From Mill’k


A whilst ago we featured a lovilee Woodlands inspired maternity styled shoot captured by Marinda May Photography. In the shoot some of the merchandise by Mill’k was usedI also saw their objects at the most current Kamersvol Geskenke in Irene and voted their wooden stamps as 1 of the best products to have, so we thought we’d introduce you to this shop in a appropriate vogue.


Mill’k at Kamersvol Geskenke Irene, Image by: Genevieve Fundaro.


Q: How + When was Mill’k born?
I believe that Mill’k is nevertheless evolving daily, that is also how the company was birthed… I grew up in the small, but artsy town, Hartbeespoort. The creative juices did not genuinely flow throughout my college years and I would’ve never ever imagined myself in the area I uncover myself nowadays.


I did my submit-matric scientific studies at UP in law and was later on accepted as lawyer, but knew from the start that it was not quite me. Shortly after I was accepted, I determined to rather go into educating as this would free of charge up my afternoons for a lot more inventive projects. This was precisely what was essential to start Mill’k, inside of a 12 months I had a solid consumer base and all my concepts manufactured for fairly a few items.


I initial commenced my personal retail enterprise, but now nearly target wholly on the wholesale of the things.


Mill’k wooden stamps, Left picture by: Phyllis Green, Appropriate image by: Genevieve Fundaro.


Q: Why the name Mill’k?
I was hunting for a name that was each brief but catchy. I believed of “mill”, like in “windmill”, but then I extra a “k”… completely random.


Mill’k wooden proteas, Left picture by: Phyllis Green, Right picture by: Genevieve Fundaro.


Q: How did the concept of generating factors out of wood come about?
As our items designed we began manufacturing more and far more issues out of raw wood. The concept had often been there and wood just happened to be the medium we favored.



Q: In which do you discover your inspiration?
Sheesh, there is such a great deal of creativity around us. I adore travel and individuals, these 2 items inspire me.


‘Live your lifestyle like a camera! Target on what’s critical, capture the great times, create from the negatives and if issues really do not work out, just consider another shot’



Q: Which items are most well-known at the minute?
All our minor wooden creatures and smaller jewellery are very popular items Anything that can make a lovilee lady feel special and loved.



Q: The place can lovilees get hold of you and/or your merchandise?
We sell by way of the web and have a catalogue that lovilees can download. We are in the approach of creating our very own on-line retailer. Visit us on www.millk.co.za or follow us on Facebook.




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