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Charlie and Blair Ceramics

Adrian ‘Charlie’ Smith and Heather ‘Blair’ Lockhart believe in the handmade aesthetic of design. Together they run “Charlie and Blair” (Instagram) straight from Brisbane, Australia. They specialise in ceramic pieces that simply bring…


Hutch & Co Restaurant by Biasol Studio

“Nestled amongst the vines of Victoria’s Yarra Valley, 35km northeast of the city is Hutch & Co. From its humble beginnings as the 1800s ironmongery store formally known as Hutchinson’s, the site was…


Melbourne’s Code Black Coffee spots designed by ZWEI

“Code Black is simultaneously a laboratory, a workshop and a hub for connoisseurs of the dark art and science of coffee. Its design delivers a stripped back, masculine, almost reverential ode to the…


Pastel Works of Alex Louisa

Australian artist Alex Louisa (Instagram) from Brisbane draws upon life and death in nature with fervor in her soft pastel artworks. Primarily using PanPastels on textured paper, she is able to exhibit her…


Glitch Art by Nick Thomm

Australian polymath artist Nick Thomm shows of his latest artworks online for everyone and during solo shows for special ones.


Art of Niharika Hukku

“For me, to create form and function out of what is essentially mud was magical,” says Sydney-based artist Niharika Hukku (@niharikahukku). With a background in painting, Niharika started out her career as a…


Lucidlines Tattoos

“The science behind the process and the idea of being able to carry art around with you and transform your appearance has always intrigued me,” says 25-year-old tattoo artist Caitlin Thomas (@lucidlines). After…


Abstract Digital Art by Sam Chirnside

“Sam Chirnside (previously) is an Australian born graphic artist, working between New York City and Melbourne. Informed by the notion of altered states of consciousness, Sam’s work is an exercise in contradictions of…


WWF Just

To help spread WWF’s sustainability message in a new way Leo Burnett Sydney helped people rethink how they consume by creating a range products called just. 100% natural and packaged in recycled and…


Cracked Log Lamps by Duncan Meerding

“Tasmania-based furniture and lighting designer Duncan Meerding highlights the naturally occuring cracks in sustainably sourced logs by inserting warm yellow LEDs that illuminate each piece of wood from within.. Each cracked log lamp…


Famous brand logos turned into minimal posters by Nick Barclay

“I wanted to see if brands are so engrained in our psyche that I could simplify them and they would still be recognisable” says Nick Barclay about his latest work. Be sure to…


Semi-Permanent 2015 Opening Titles

Another great set of events happening on the 5th continent – Australia. This is Semi-Permanent, a festival that’s still on my bucket list. Let’s watch their Opening Titles created by Raoul Marks


Upcoming Design Events

all-day OFFF Russia
OFFF Russia
Oct 10 – Oct 11 all-day
The second Russian instalment of “OFFF On Tour” legendary festival. Headliner: IDEO. Speakers include: Joshua Davis, Stink Digital, AKQA, Mucho, Ideo
all-day Aurora Fashion Week 2015 Saint-P...
Aurora Fashion Week 2015 Saint-P...
Oct 12 – Oct 18 all-day
Aurora Fashion Week 2015 Saint-Petersburg @ DLT
Russian Only 12-18 октября 2015 в Санкт-Петербурге состоится одиннадцатая по счету Международная Неделя моды AURORA FASHION WEEK Russia. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKSRgDd2WsA Designcollector’s Coverage: http://vimeo.com/91558250 http://vimeo.com/91660898 http://vimeo.com/91794794

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