Design You Trust

November 19, 2010

We like this website. So why not pay it a visit now and then.



November 5, 2010

This short doco is about how trends and creativity become contagious. Check it out here.

Colours to boot

January 11, 2010

If Joseph ever needed a pair of kicks to compliment his technicolour dreamcoat, he’d get a pair of  these vibrant handwoven huipil booties from Osborn Design Studios.

 via rottenfresh

Budgie Smugglers. Dick Stickers. Togs. Banana Hammocks. Whatever you want to call them, Australia’s contribution to the world of  swimwear was never intended for hairy men, tripods or let’s be honest, politicians. Unless you’re a professional athlete, or have absolutely no dignity, you’re better off kicking around in a pair of boardies from Aussie label Franks

via lostateminor


Vintage and Retro Surf Market

November 20, 2009

Deus Ex Machina are holding a surf and swap meet on Saturday the 12th of December from 10am till 5pm in their parking lot at 104 Parramatta rd Camperdown, Sydney. There’s going to be food stalls, vintage surfboards, retro surfboards, vintage skateboards and components, surf collectibles, art works, posters, vintage beach themed furniture and clothes. In a word: Rad.


The Communist Hunchback

November 10, 2009

Well, that was a nickname given to Fjallraven’s Kanken book bag he designed for Sweden’s school children. It’s popularity has now grown far beyond the halls of Sweden’s educational system and is quite a trendy backpack. Who’s laughing now?


via BlackbirdBlog

A shade of genius

September 1, 2009

Brisbane photographer Chih Han Hsu plays with light and shade to create these extremely minimal nude portraits. 




via Today&Tomorrow