International cult artist Face-o-mat joins Supergraph

25 November

  Supergraph, Melbourne’s annual Contemporary Graphic Art Fair, will welcome international artist, Face-­‐o-­‐mat as their special guest in February 2015. Face-­‐o-­‐mat is a handmade portrait machine by Swiss artist, Tobias Gutmann. After wowing audiences with his Face-­‐o-­‐mat in Tokyo, Milan, London and Stockholm, Gutmann will be at Supergraph giving visitors the opportunity to have their […]

Middle Fish launches Hern Shop, Lighting and Homewares

12 November

Middle Fish launches Hern Shop, Lighting and Homewares   Carlton’s resident Thai café Middle Fish will celebrate its third birthday by launching their new giftware shop, Hern Shop. Hern Shop is a collaboration between Middle Fish owners, Pla and David, and contemporary Thai artist, Torlarp Larpjaroensook, otherwise known as Hern, the original force behind Middle […]

Collins Quarter Presents Doc Martins – A Vibrant New Destination on Collins Street

15 October

Melbourne’s well-established gastro pub Collins Quarter has welcomed an exciting new addition to the venue, Doc Martin’s. European in influence and atmosphere, Doc Martin’s is an elegant place to dine by day and a buzzing bar by night, featuring the most substantial range of aperitifs and digestives in Melbourne. For seven years Collins Quarter has […]

Inspiring travels through East Africa a catalyst for polēpolē

15 October

Travelling overseas can be a formative experience, often prompting one to return home with a renewed sense of self and outlook on life. This was evidently the case for Dean and Jeanelle Mariani who, after their travels along the Eastern coast of Africa, decided to leave behind their corporate careers and pursue their dreams. The […]

SUPERGRAPH is back in February 2015

16 September

  Supergraph, Melbourne’s favourite graphic art and design fair, is returning in February to celebrate the best in contemporary design, print and illustration. Now in its second year, Supergraph 2015 follows on from the first successful event to return bigger and better than ever. From 13-15 February 2015, Supergraph will take over the Royal Exhibition […]

Emerging Designers Feature in Fringe Furniture

16 September

As part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival, Fringe Furniture 2014 presents 90 works from 80 emerging and established designers and artisans. The open-access program returns to the Abbotsford Convent this year, with artists responding to the theme of ‘Living Traces’. A broad range of furnishings – including lighting, home wares, furniture, wearable objects and decorative […]

2014 Melbourne Fringe Festival presents ‘Uncommon Places’

29 August

Ever wish your daily wait for the tram involved a bit more experimental art and history? At Melbourne Fringe this September, artist Matt Blackwood will be giving audiences the opportunity to enjoy just that as he turns the Flinders St Tram Stop into an interactive artwork, employing his unique ‘Locative Literature’ approach to present a […]

Nite Art partners with Open House Melbourne

4 June

For the first time, Nite Art 2014 is partnering with Open House Melbourne to develop projects that provide a new platform for curators, artists and audiences through site-specific works. Nite Art will creatively respond to architecturally significant buildings across the city that are part of the Open House Melbourne program. Artists and audiences will explore […]

SWEET Creative Awarded Merit in Graphis Poster Competition

22 May

Congratulations to SWEET Creative for their Merit Award in the Festival category of Graphis for their Poster for MQFF. SWEET Creative’s Riesa Renata has developed a visual language and art for SWEET’s poster for the 2014 Melbourne Queer Film Festival. With over 19 years experience, the team at Sweet Creative has a wide range of expertise in […]