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Tiny artists- bring kids drawings to life September 20, 2014

Kids have limitless imaginations, and they often show this in the magical fantasy worlds they create through words and drawings. Sadly, these times of whimsy and creativity tend to be grown out of- but that doesn’t mean they can’t leave mementos behind! We’ve come up with a couple of clever ideas that you can use to immortalise your tiny Picasso’s abstract creations: 1: Leggings from Create Your Own Leggings- Why stick to boring black when you can have dragons saving…

Basil Bangs- Digitally printed umbrellas August 25, 2014

I walked past a store on Johnston St, Collingwood recently and fell in love with these umbrellas by Basil Bangs. Basil Bangs is an Australian company born of a love for all things outdoors by two mates. Basil Bangs is described by the designers as what we love in life: laughing with friends and family, spending lazy summer days at the beach and beautiful design.

Andeol- Accessories, textile design by Emilie Cacace August 19, 2014

Andeol is textile based focused accessories label, designed by Emilie Cacace. They have a range of art digitally printed  onto various base clothes to create silk scarves, printed cushions, bags and delicate jewellery. I’m sure you will love their range as much as we do!

Colour focus- Bright orange August 16, 2014

We’ve decided that we are going to do colour focus segments. Today the colour we are looking at is Bright orange. Below is some inspiration of it being used in various contexts. Bright orange is a great way to create focus.  

New heat press in studio! August 2, 2014

We are excited to announce that we have recently invested in a heat press in-studio, meaning we can make lots of custom projects, faster and cheaper! The size of the heat press is 1060 x 810mm. The type of products we can make is left to your imagination, but can include: bar mats, ceramic tiles, glass chopping boards, t-shirts, iPhone covers, artworks onto metal, tote bags, laptop covers, dinner placemats, coasters,  and so forth. Please see images of products that…

Laser Cut Balloons by Stephanie Mangos July 18, 2014

Canberra resident Stephanie Mangos creates abstract laser cut designs from Hoop Pine Plywood, focusing on geometric shapes- it almost takes you back to primary school days of tessellating tiles. She uses etching for contrast in some of her designs, and for the addition of her signature, but her more simple creations such as her buttons have their shape as the focus. Stephanie is primarily a sculptural artists and student at the Australian National University, but this venture into digital laser…

Basil Bangs- Digitally printed umbrellas June 29, 2013

I walked past a store on Johnston St, Collingwood recently and fell in love with these umbrellas by Basil Bangs. Basil Bangs is an Australian company born of a love for all things outdoors by two mates. Basil Bangs is described by the designers as what we love in life: laughing with friends and family, spending lazy summer days at the beach and beautiful design.  

Emiti Designs May 28, 2013

We have been laser cutting for jewellery designer, Emiti! We think her collection is lovely, have a look for yourself!

Designer Profile: Jessica Eisenhauer- Textile Designer May 21, 2013

Fun, quirky, different, bright, colourful, unique, bubbly, out of this world. Are all words that describe Jessica Eisenhauer textile work. We love it so much we’ve decided to feature a collection of her work every week for a month. Stay tuned… Dog in space- “Imagine the wild, blurring lights of a 90’s acid rave with fractal visuals that unfold in the realms of a futuristic cyber dimension.”

Andeol- Accessories, textile design by Emilie Cacace May 10, 2013

Andeol is textile based focused accessories label, designed by Emilie Cacace. They have a range of art digitally printed onto various base clothes to create silk scarves, printed cushions, bags and delicate jewellery. I’m sure you will love their range as much as we do!

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