About

Botanical Design Studio

Loose Leaf was created by Wona Bae and Charlie Lawler, to enable ourselves and others make and experiment creatively with nature. Loose Leaf is one of Australia’s leading botanical design studios. As well as creating our unique style of stunning botanical installations, our award wining floral practice also collaborates with some of the worlds leading brands.

Recently we have released a book titled ‘Loose Leaf’(available at all good book sellers). 

For botanical and floral design enquiries including art installations, events styling, weddings florals and indoor plant styling please contact the studio directly on info@looseleafstore.com.au 

Loose Leaf
31 Sackville Street.
Collingwood VIC 3066

info@looseleafstore.com.au

 




Wona Bae
Wona Bae has a passion for flowers. A Korean and German trained florist, she is a Master of Kokozi (Korean style Ikebana) and Master of Floristry in Germany where she studied under the guidance of the legendary, Ursula Wegener. Korean born, Wona grew up on a flower farm in South Korea where she learned the family trade from a young age. Her name literally means ‘the best seedling’. Today Wona works as a botanical designer, teacher and sculptor in Melbourne, Australia. Together with husband and creative partner Charlie Lawler, the pair have created Loose Leaf a botanical design studio and carefully considered retail and workshop space in the heart of Collingwood. At Loose Leaf she specialises in both permanent and temporary botanical design and installations for events and exhibitions.


Charlie Lawler
Charlie Lawler is a Tasmanian boy with a passion for getting creative with nature. He has a Master of Design from RMIT university and also studied Permaculture design. He works as a botanical designer and natural sculptor based in Melbourne, Australia. Charlie’s history is rooted in botanics. Growing up his family operated a plant nursery in Hobart, Tasmania. Today, together with wife and creative partner Wona Bae, the pair have created Loose Leaf, a botanical design studio and carefully considered retail and workshop space in the heart of Collingwood. At Loose Leaf he specialises in both permanent and temporary botanical design and installations for events, exhibitions and commercial spaces. He’s also co-founder of Grow Day plant fair, an enthusiastic event that includes plants, botanical wares and workshops for plant lovers.