Sustainability is more than a buzz word for designer and maker Matt Thomson. It’s woven into every fibre of his business.
‘I’ve always been interested in making bags that last, and that’s the first rule of sustainability. If it lasts a lot longer, you don’t need to replace it,’ says Matt, who for nearly 15 years has made beautiful, durable and eco-friendly bags, under the moniker of mattt.
‘Bags are one of those things that people have an emoti...
Bag designer and maker Matthew Thomson was quite taken with the open brief, despite having only heard bits and pieces of Wagner’s music before he took on the project. “It really fits in with my style of work. I like the idea of needing to come up with something that is aesthetically appealing, that ties in with a particular event, with a particular location and a particular event in time.”
Matthew designs and hand-stitches a range of functional bags for his la...