Florist, Octopus’s Garden, opened just a few months back, showcasing hanging terrariums, plants in vintage pieces, and pineapple bouquets. Located in Long Jetty (about an hour and a half north of Sydney), the shop really struck a chord with us through their unique approach to plants: nothing is too weird, too wonderful or too stylish […]
We’re supporters of initiatives that aim to cut down on waste, but it’s ideas like this that really capture our hearts. Sydney-based duo Supercyclers – Liane Rossler and Sarah Kings – design products that reuse and recycle, a reflected in their latest project, Yours to Care For, which transforms plastic drinking stores into tiny, unique […]
Animal cruelty is a problem all around the world, but in Australia, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is doing something about it in an interesting way. Replacing animals eyes with humans eyes on posters, the RSPCA is showing how similar we really are to our four footed friends (oh, and […]
Imagine if you had a hidden talent that only existed in your dreams, never being able to be transferred to your real life. What if you then found out that this talent was in fact real? This is kind of what happened to Welsh/Australian artist Lee Hadwin, a man with no inkling of being an […]
Tanya Hennessy is an Australian actor who shot to fame after featuring in a television advertisement for The Toy and Gift Warehouse (a budget store which specialises in offering products at a reduced price). Of course, she’s since done what any burgeoning mega star would do: create a reality web series which follows her during […]
If you’re looking for that special new addition to your outfit to spice up an occasion, look no further. Vadge Badge’s are the hottest new fashion trend for shocking and stirring all manner of people into a hot and heavy daze. Coming in a range of colours and prints, you have the ability to custom […]
DeviantArt is always a bustling hub of wonderful artistry, but it’s members like workbynight that really get me excited about it. The Australian-based digital artist takes everyday items, such as doughnuts, buttons and material patches, and smashes them together to recreate famous works of art. The resemblance is legitimately crazy.
It’s interesting how far some people will go for certain rewards, but how far is too far? That’s what Australian snack company Fantastic Delites wanted to find out when they installed a “Delite-O-Matic” machine in the street. The machine required passersby to perform certain tasks in exchange for free snacks – the tasks ranging from […]
When Australian Spencer Dale was 26 he travelled to Cambodia’s Phnom Penh, narrowly escaping capture by the communist Khmer Rouge fighters. After being rescued by General Norodom Chantaraingsey, the two shared an amazing friendship over the five following years which saw Dale fight in one of the bloodiest civil wars of modern times. Fourty two […]
Unless you’re from Sydney, you’ve probably never heard of the small town of Airds. Lying on the ‘outskirts of the Australian dream’, Airds is known for its prominent social housing community; an often under-acknowledged and avoided area for those who have no purpose there. All this is set to change, though, with 70% of the […]
You really can’t blame this artist for being anonymous; we aren’t fans of $5000 fines or two year holidays in jail either. Popping up on the Internet quite randomly, the blog Bunchof5s is an extremely humorous and insanely clever art project which sees the Australian $5 note get more than one ah face-lift. Yes, good […]
A fashion label that doesn’t give a hoot about fashion? You heard right. New Sydney design collective Eager & Vane certainly don’t. They are creating wild and outlandish silk scarves in joyous prints with surrealist motifs for the oblivious trendsetter: scarves that make the wearer feel as individual and special as their designs. The three […]
Sunski sunglasses were practically an Australian institution, but over time people forgot about them and they were nearly lost to the pages of history. Enter American duo, Tom and Michael – saviours of the Sunski. Three years ago Tom returned from a surfing trip to Australia with a few pairs of the classic sunglasses in […]
Out of all the countries in the world, you really wouldn’t expect Australia to be leading the revolution in sexy lingerie for men – but they are. Designed by Australia store HommeMystere, the bras, panties and nightgowns are a world away from a mans usual underwear of choice.
Australian airline Qantas have always been at the forefront of innovation. Partnering with advertising network Droga5 and publishers Hachette, their latest initiative sees the airline creating a series of novels that last for only as long as the flight. Entitled ‘Stories For Every Journey’, the series is a pretty neat idea. The only we problem […]