THE KELLY LANE STORY
Written on the 8 June 2010 by Tom Reid
FOR many young artists, the transition to commercialise that creativity is often the toughest. Aged just 22, Kelly Nyssen (pictured) stumbled into retail manufacturing. Fifteen years on, the managing director of three designer giftware brands is still learning as her Kelly Lane Design Art company continues to paint more than just a pretty picture.
It never occurred to Kelly Nyssen (nee Lane), that an arts project she started with a close friend – making photo frames to give away as Christmas presents – would see her break into the Surfers Paradise souvenir retail marketplace.
Author: Tom Reid