Do you ever just have to get out of the city? Does the everyday vibe in your normal corner just feel too much? We pack our bags and head south to a perfect little part of the world. Berry township is just 2 hours south of Sydney and is rich dairy country. The township has some of the best woodfired pastries, bread and coffee you can imagine. It has rolling hills, coastal coves and ocean beaches. Our family get-away on Berry Mountain is 5 acres of natural rainforest a great place to dream, design and create. Our place there was designed by Australian Gold Medal Award winner architect Peter Stutchbury and the wonderful Phoebe Pape collaborated with us on the landscaping. It's truly special. And now we have our own Major Minor studio up on the hill. This is where our creative thoughts will take flight and we'll be able to explore those great ideas we all have at 2am. It's also confirmed the direction we want to take our business. We love linen, of course - always have and always will - and will always want to design and sell it. And will always need to use linen fabric from somewhere other than Australia. But we've been thinking for some time now that there's so many fabulous, talented makers in Australia. And the sweep of their crafts seem almost limitless. We want to celebrate these local Australian makers and are on the hunt for a bunch of them to partner with us. We've already started with a couple... Shibori and Mr Jason Grant. Watch this space.