Taste of Sydney 2012


Taste of Sydney was held last weekend and it was a delicious, expensive and fun time! After a rocky start (Thursday’s session was washed out after torrential rain), Taste opened officially on the Friday. I attended Saturday night (late – not good for photographing but I tried) and I of course ate way too much [...]

Pantone Tarts

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You know how much I love it when baking and design come together (see this post on Pantone cooking accessories) – well these Pantone Tarts by French food designer Emilie de Griottes blew me away! Wow! I highly recommend you go and subscribe to her blog, her work is amazing. Thank me later.

Happy International Women’s Day!


Happy International Women’s Day everyone! Earlier in the week I had the pleasure of attending an AGDA (Australian Graphic Design Association) event entitled “Pink is the New Blue – Where the hell are all the women?” I listed to Zoe Pollitt (Co-founder, Eskimo), Linda Jukic (Creative Director, Moon), Jacqueline Morony (Creative Director, Generation Alliance) and [...]

2012 so far


Wow 2012, it’s only the end of February and you have by far been the most exciting, busy, stressful, terrifying, inspiring and amazing year to date. Lots of exciting things I can’t share with you just yet, but for now here is just a glimpse of what has been going on as of late, courtesy [...]

Audrey Kawasaki


After lusting over Audrey Kawasaki’s work for years and seeing her exhibition back in 2010, I finally purchased my first print last night! Where I Rest is still availale to purchase on Audrey’s site here Audrey’s work is both innocent and erotic, combining the styles of Japanese manga and Art Noveau. She paints with oil [...]

March into Merivale launch party


Last Thursday I had the pleasure of attending the launch party of March into Merivale. The food was amazing and the champagne flowed freely and I waddled out very happy indeed! Ash St was decorated with hanging stars to set the party mood. Semi-nude models clutching fruit and veges were scattered around the event. I [...]

Apartment Inspiration

After weeks and weeks of waking up early on Saturday mornings, dashing from inspection to inspection in the rain, filling in countless application forms and running ourselves ragged, my friend and I finally found our dream apartment. And our application was accepted Monday. I can’t tell you how excited and relieved we were. Shrieking was [...]

Why Should You Care About Typography?


I just stumbled across this beautiful infographic on typography recently and had to share. I wish I could properly credit the designer but all I can find out is that it was created by someone who only calls themselves “Noodlor”. I would have loved to refer to this when I started out studying design – [...]

Cat Makeup by Paul & Joe


Firstly before you think that this is makeup FOR cats, fear not. It is merely a new cat-themed collection of makeup by French brand Paul & Joe. Brilliant! And the crazy cat lady in me is squealing with delight! For more cat related shenanigans see: ♥ Black cat auditions, Hollywood 1961 ♥ Cats in Advertising ♥ [...]

Sweet Branding


Designing the visual identity for a sweets company would be my idea of a dream job, combining 2 of my greatest loves – design and food! Here are 2 great projects I stumbled upon recently. CIOCCOLATO by Savvy Studio This rebranding of Cioccolato, a pastry boutique, is colourful and fun whilst still retaining a high end feel [...]