The Angus & Celeste home and design studio is situated in the
lush Dandenong Ranges of Victoria. Crowned by Mt Dandenong
(at 633 metres elevation) these low-lying mountain ranges were the creation of a 300-million-year-old volcanic eruption that centred near the town of Olinda. A series of four subsequent lava flows followed, one of which spread southwards, creating the base of the ranges which is now Ferntree Gully. This is where Angus & Celeste have located their headquarters.
The names Corhanwarrabul and Dandenong are both used to describe the ranges. These names are from the Woiwurrung language of the Wurundjeri people, the traditional owners of the land on which Angus & Celeste work and create.
We acknowledge the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Custodians of this land and their continuing connection to waters, land and culture.
Angus & Celeste respectfully recognise Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders as Australia’s First Peoples and one of the world’s oldest living cultures. We acknowledge the ongoing impacts of colonisation and that sovereignty has never been ceded.
We can only imagine and glimpse the depth of connection to country felt by the traditional owners of Australia.
We feel this echo and are humbled and grateful to be inspired by this beautiful landscape that we share and must protect for future generations.
Angus & Celeste commits itself to contributing to the regeneration and protection of land in Victoria, through the planting of trees in areas that have suffered from land clearing since European colonization. Angus & Celeste’s commitment and action plan, is to donate a portion of quarterly profit to plant trees that assists in creating the habitat and wildlife corridors of the future.