House of Creativity

Sadhana House of Creativity …

Sadhana Clothing and Accessories

Sadhana clothing and accessories are designed and stitched locally in Christchurch, New Zealand.

 

Sadhana combines functional design with unique fabrics, searched for in the depths of second hand emporiums amongst the dust and cobwebs.

Sadhana’s clothing range includes Men’s and Children’s.  We specialise in custom made goodies and one off pieces.

For Sadhana clothing and accessories in stock, come into the Retail Shop or visit the Online Store.

Sadhana Music Bar

Sadhana House of Creativity offers an eclectic range of new and used music on vinyl and Cd.   The most interesting mish-mash of music in Christchurch!  If you are looking for a title you can’t find, we love the challenge of hunting down the rare and obscure!

 

Guests at Sadhana House of Creativity

Driven by a hand-made craft philosophy, The House of Creativity supports a thriving creative local and international community, by showcasing art and craft work of our like minded friends.

Hand crafted gifts and artwork currently in the retail shop are as follows:

Trade Aid – Internationally Ethically Made  Products

Trade Aid is a New Zealand not for profit organisation.  Trade Aid exists purely to support the people they trade with – the world’s more disadvantaged producers.  They believe that trade, if organised and regulated properly, can lift the world’s poor out of poverty.

Sadhana House of Creativity is a proud stockiest for a beautiful selected range of Traid Aid Gifts.

 

Shabnam Ansari, Tara Projects India

Mia Taninaka – Artist

International roamer and talented artist Mia, is inspired by magical and spiritual themes that are prominent in eastern cultures, Mia’s creations welcome you into an enchanting world of different colours, flavours and celebrations. With bright tints and fine lines, she mixes nature and anthropomorphism to create quirky, conceptual works of art.

ARTIST STATEMENT
“I draw inspiration from little things I see in people and the environment around me. These magic and mayhem induced fantasies explore the mysterious world of beauty and beasts, hidden inside everyone and everything”.

 

Sumner Handplanes – Mark Thackwell

Mark, local Christchurch waterman, skillfully creates hand planes out of New Zealand North Island Paulownia, and Red Cedar.

The hand planes are beautifully finished with attention to detail, some with paua shell inlay.  Each hand plane a one-off creation.  These are design to be functional as well as a piece of artwork.

Mark Calcutt “ Kipper” – Artist

Based in Christchurch Kip has been around and surfed the ocean for most of his life from where his inspiration for most paintings originates. Kipper’s choice of mediums is through a modern form of pastel and water colour, utilising it’s pure palette as much as possible. He has gained a reputation through receiving awards for his artwork both locally and nationally.

ARTIST STATEMENT

“Never underestimate the force of nature, in its purity, harness what you only see for a split second because then it is gone for no one else to see. “

Vintage Bloom Jewellery – Lisa Hatcher

Vintage Bloom is the creative work of Lisa Hatcher, Christchurch handcrafter.

Creating French lever cabochon earrings and cufflinks featuring vintage bloom prints, shabby chic, contemporary and retro print ranges.

Cuff Links and Earrings are hand assembled using non-toxic glue and are lead and nichol free; perfect for sensitive skin.

Fern Levak “Aloha to Zen” – Artist

Fern is an Australian based artist & textile designer who is passionate about keeping alive the hand drawn & hand made in this age of ‘electrickery’.

Aloha to Zen make functional art – books, surfboards, cushions, apparel & more for your surfshack – with a focus on high quality craftsmanship.