In 2009, Michelle Smith launched her new label – rancho. The name derived from the family’s recent tree change and an old 1970’s movie – Rancho Deluxe.
Inspired by Michelle's Danish heritage, classic design and urban trends, rancho pieces are distinguished by their simplicity, soft colour palette and eco-tones. Designs are created in her studio nestled in the beautiful Mulbring, rural New South Wales and include artworks, jewellery and accessories.
Rancho pieces all stem from original artworks created from collaged papers, ink, paint, graphite and pen. Inspired by early Scandinavian graphics and beautiful fabric and paper patterns, the integration of a natural colours with flowing lines evoke a soothing and modern interpretation of the bush, sky and water.
Rancho is operated by Michelle & Bruce Smith, in the lower Hunter Valley. Available in over 200 stores Australia wide, rancho's new ranges are released in Spring and Autumn every year.
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