Adelaide born and bred Markus Hamence has experienced a wide range of industries. An entrepreneur with a strong desire to create and design art in all forms.
Markus has owned iconic furniture and homewares stores Louis Bond and BlackCherry, events hire company LB Events. And is a strong player in the Interior Design game, which also sees him a lecturer at TAFE in afore-mentioned ‘Interior Design’.
Markus is involved in fashion and works as a stylist and a sought after make-up artist, with an impressive client list that has included Kristen Chenowith, Idina Menzel & ‘Sister Act’s’ Kathy Najimy.
A love of Cabaret & all-things Festival and Theatre sees a devote embracing of arts and entertainment with a video interview and review platform.
The last year has seen Markus develop the new brand, The Botanic Designer, which sees him turn to his biggest love, Plants, into a career – with workshops and an advice service found here on the website. Check it out.
Now, he adds presenting and producing shows to his list. From Joel Creasey to Casey Donovan and Todd McKenney to Rhonda Burchmore, the shows flowed thick and fast through 2020/21 and onwards (even during covid), an impressive list is already lined up for 2022.
‘Life should be positive and full’ Markus Hamence
Markus is also available and accomplished in comparing and hosting. He has experienced a wide range of gigs from hosting fashions on the field on race days, fashion parades, movie premieres, various workshops and all else in between. Working with a range of clients from Little Heroes Foundation, TAFE SA, Morphettville Racecourse, Weddings, Parties & local SA councils his skills are engaging and always entertaining.
Samantha Tedmanson, Little Heroes Foundation, 2022
Kylie Prizbilla, Morphettville Racecourse, 2022