Laser Cut Footwear – Nicholas Kirkwood April 30, 2014

Nicholas Kirkwood, award winning British shoe designer launched his label in 2005 and has since become a shooting star in the high fashion footwear world. His architectural and bold designs continue to push boundaries and create show-stoping footwear for red carpet walking celebs and hollywood a-listers. Many of his shoes are designed in a stunning leather filigree of ornate laser cut leather that add a punch of glamour and edge to the collection. Nicholas was inspired by the luxurious history of Morocco shinning…

AGIdeas April 28, 2014

AgIdeas is highly respected and anticipated design program taking place in Melbourne annually. It features a number of inspiring events and seminars targeted at different audience groups such as designers, businesses, students and researchers. Since its first festival in 1991 over 580 of the world’s leading designers have presented and over 400 000 people have attended, making connetions and creating inspiration and knowledge to keep design alive forever. Check out this footage from the 2013 Next workshop

Laser Cut Fashion – threeASFOUR April 28, 2014

threeAS FOUR is a New York based avant-garde fashion label made up by designers Gabi Asfour, Angela Donhauser, and Adi Gil. Together the three collaborate and create marvellous and innovating designs including slashed wrap jackets, laser-cut collections and asymmetrical organza dresses, gaining attention from prestigious museums like Victoria & Albert and the Met, who have acquired pieces for exhibitions. The three pride themselves on their collaborative efforts which set them aside from large fashion labels such as Marc Jacobs and Diane von Fürstenberg….

Laser Cutting Process April 25, 2014

Here’s an example of the laser cutting process by Timber Green Woods. Personalised wooden snowflake ornaments are being engraved and cut for Christmas gifts and keepsakes. We love the idea!

Melbourne Laser Cutter Process April 25, 2014

This is a sneak peak of how we laser cut our invitations and the finished product. Here you can see the Simple Peacock design from Classic Wedding Invitations being created. Stay tuned for more examples of our laser cutting projects.  

Laser Cut Model April 20, 2014

We did some laser cutting work for Neometro Smith St Apartments. Check out the building model here. Credits: Project/Client Neometro Smith St Apartments 231-235 Smith St Fitzroy Model Maker Paul Cater T: 03 9592 8186 Architects Grant Amon Architects T: 03 9593 9944

Wall Art For the Kids April 20, 2014

We came across some fantastic wall art and creative ideas to dress up children’s rooms.   Peppersprout Designs    Petit Collage 

Landscape and architecture – Laser cut inspiration April 18, 2014

We recently came across this Melbourne based manufacturer creating architectural and landscape laser cut metal features. Landscape and Architectural Design Products design and produce features made from natural stones, metals, timbers or glass and also do custom design work. Some of their other products include custom designed water features, sculptures and metal art features. We were inspired by the effectiveness of their designs and had to share them with you all.

Laser Cut Wedding Signs April 14, 2014

Here is some signage work we did for a client who designed their own wedding signs and coasters. We engraved it onto 2.5mm light bamboo adding a rustic touch to their wedding day. Joel and Georgie were married on March 1, 2014 and celebrated their night at Alto Event Space at Melbourne GPO. They also had heaps of creative and inspiring additions to their day. Check it out here.

Laser Cut Fashion: Camille Cortet April 10, 2014

If you like laser cutting and fashion, check out this magical combination of something different. Camille Cortet is a french designer based in Amsterdam, doing things a bit fun, a bit quirky and memorable.

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