40% off Metal Printing in July July 9, 2014

We are excited to announce that for the entire month of July we are offering 40% off all prints onto metal! Metal Printing is an effective way to display photographs and artworks in your home, business or outdoors. This new process is becoming quite popular amongst photographers, as well as bridal clients and artists displaying their work in galleries. Particularly for brides, printing your wedding photos onto metal is a unique way to remember and recount your special day. For more examples…

Designer Profile: We are handsome April 9, 2014

Woowweee! When someone says we are handsome it’s usually sign of arrogance but this label does it with style and the right amount of arrogance to pull it off. Their designs and outfits are stunning. With a beautiful collection of pastels, realistic graphics, natural scenes, angry lions and wild horses.

Digitally printed 3D dresses August 5, 2013

Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen unveiled a black dress and intricately structured skirt and cape at Paris Fashion Week in January 2013. All three pieces were made possible by new 3D printing technology and an understanding of different types of fibres. This is her story.

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.  

RMIT Bricolage- Design gallery June 5, 2013

RMIT is known for creating great students and great works. These are some of the pieces from their exhibition in December 2013 at the No Vacancy gallery. Image: ‘Ugly Beautiful’ by Janis Nah – Hand and double-bed machine knit, crochet, macrame cotton lycra jersey, cotton, wool, nylon, cording, plastic bags Image: ‘A Silent Scape’ by Alyssa Pyritz – Handwoven tunic with linen and cotton yarn, lasercut wool felt Image: ‘Natural Curves’ by Amanda Magnano – Shima industrial knit cushion covers – wool   Image: ‘Atomic Anomaly’ by Ilce Karamacoski…

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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