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.

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…

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!

Ink and Spindle- Screen printing March 23, 2013

Ink and Spindle are a locally based screen printing business who have a strong focus on Australian nature and beautiful detailed prints. Their motto is hand printed designs on ethically sourced fabrics. With a big inspiration being Australia native flora and fauna and the manmade urban environment of Melbourne.

Stoneman underwear- Digitally printed March 16, 2013

Stoneman is a unique and fun brand that has incorporated Marc Debnam love for photography into an everyday product that people can enjoy in a playful way. Something a bit fun and cheeky! Check out their range here. 

Designer Profile: Funky Wombat Textiles March 5, 2013

We stumbled upon this lovely Melbourne business, Funky Wombat Textiles recently and couldn’t wait to share their  beautiful designs. The designer behind the prints is Tamara Schneider, surface pattern and textile designer. Each design, print and product is oozing originality and style!

Alexander McQueen & Damien Hirst Scarf Collaboration March 4, 2013

Alexander McQueen, need we say more! McQueen knows how to rock digital printing like no other. This is in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the skull scarf, Alexander McQueen presents an exclusive collaboration with Damien Hirst. The iconic skull scarf has been a signature accessory of the house first seen in the 2003 Irere collection.

We make t-shirts! February 24, 2013

A new product that we now have available is placement printing onto t-shirts- we were so excited to give it a try in the studio! Below is a sample t-shirt that we made on a polyester toddlers t-shirt. T-shirts are available in toddlers, youth, mens and womens t-shirts. Please get in touch for more information. Step 1- Print heat transfer and measure and tape down onto t-shirt. Step 2- Press at 200c for 60secs and remove heat transfer.

Romance Was Born- Australian Fashion label February 23, 2013

One of our favourite local fashion labels doing digital printing with style is Romance was born. Below is their Mushroom Magic collection from 2013, creating an unreal world that makes you feel truly absorbed into a sense of freedom. We love their use of beautiful pastels and soft tones.

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