Product
Fill your shelves with charming handcrafted wares from Daisy Cooper Ceramics
Design

Fill your shelves with charming handcrafted wares from Daisy Cooper Ceramics

If there is one thing that can let down a delicious home-cooked meal, it’s serving it on sub-par plates. Why bother with the generic white plate sets when you can get your hands on some sublime ceramic tableware? Daisy Cooper is an acclaimed ceramicist that has produced some heralded collections of handcrafted wares. Daisy Cooper Ceramics are imbued with a sense of wilderness and rustic charm that makes each plate and vessel as much of a statement piece as a functional item. more

Architecture
The public art report for Queen’s Wharf opens up a world of colourful possibilities
Design

The public art report for Queen’s Wharf opens up a world of colourful possibilities

Regardless of your feelings about the current Queen’s Wharf development, we can all agree that this absolutely mammoth piece of real estate makes for a pretty prime canvas. Such a large and diverse space opens up the artistic possibilities to a whole new level, as well as a set of challenges when it comes to respecting the history of the space. An exciting public art report from Destination Brisbane Consortium has just been released for Queen’s Wharf, proposing some ideas and concepts that are sure to turn heads. more

Play
No bones about it – the Nice Digs x Merci Perci collection is pawfection
Design

No bones about it – the Nice Digs x Merci Perci collection is pawfection

Let’s just get one thing straight right now – if The Weekend Edition posts a piece about anything even vaguely dog-related, there will be puns. Getting back to business, we are here to inform you of a collaboration that will have you drooling like a pooch that has just cut some hot laps around the park. Purveyor of fine dog accessories Nice Digs has cooked up a killer collection with adorable lifestyle label Merci Perci, creating a range of accessories that pretty much personifies the feeling of joy. more

Interiors
Ward off the winter chill with toasty goods from Society of Wanderers
Design

Ward off the winter chill with toasty goods from Society of Wanderers

There’s something so dreamy about the wanderlust life – exploring unknown places, delving into foreign cultures and embracing new perspectives are just some of the benefits of leaving your comfort zone for far-off lands. It is in our travels that we often learn about who we are and what we love, borrowing bits and pieces from the places that we visit to create a more fulfilling persona and style. If a change of scenery is what you crave, Society of Wanderers will take you on a globetrotting visual journey without leaving the room. more

Interiors
Pay it forward – One Another does good design, designed for good
Design

Pay it forward – One Another does good design, designed for good

There’s really no way around the fact that we are living in a consumer society. We love to shop and we love nice things – it’s okay. It’s very easy to go HAM and make it rain at your local Kmart or Target, but things get tricky when you think about the back-story of your $10 jumper and how it came to be. It’s well worth your while to seek out ethical companies that not only sell killer stock but also stick up for the people who make it. One Another is an amazing online store working hard to provide unique handmade goods crafted by disadvantaged women in developing countries, acting on the principle that behind every one of its products there is a person and a story. more

Architecture
James Turrell set to illuminate GOMA with a spectacular light installation
Design

James Turrell set to illuminate GOMA with a spectacular light installation

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rather large rock, you may have caught wind that our beloved Gallery of Modern Art is celebrating its tenth birthday this year. GOMA has been pulling out all the stops in a series of presents to the people, featuring everything from late-night concerts and sweet exhibitions to permanent art. The latest gift comes in the form of a breathtaking light installation from internationally acclaimed artist James Turrell, who is set to illuminate the building’s iconic facade. more


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Interiors
Turn your walls into leafy havens with an EcoQube Frame
Design

Turn your walls into leafy havens with an EcoQube Frame

Those of us with limited living space tend to miss out on all the benefits having a garden can provide – but now Aqua Design Innovations is giving apartment dwellers a chance to grow. The EcoQube Frame is a low maintenance vertical garden that grows micro veggies and succulents that wont take up valuable real estate in your home. more

Product
Kip & Co's 24 Karat collection is the gold standard of stylish bedding
Design

Kip & Co’s 24 Karat collection is the gold standard of stylish bedding

Just because we spend most of our time in bed sleeping doesn’t mean we have to cover it in drab and muted bedding. When we make the bed we want it to pop, we want sizzle and we want pizazz! Kip & Co has answered our prayers with its new collection 24 Karat – boasting a range of throws and blankets (and even beanbags) that will make you extra excited for bedtime. more

Interiors
TRADE the MARK blurs the line between art and homewares
Design

TRADE the MARK blurs the line between art and homewares

The difference between a house and a home is all of the things you choose to fill it, and art is one of the best ways of putting a personal spin on your living space. Multi-disciplinary artist Christina McLean has created a range of homewares that imbues artistic integrity with functionality with TRADE the MARK. more

Play
Enjoy some clay play at Newstead's Mas & Miek Ceramic House
Design

Enjoy some clay play at Newstead’s Mas & Miek Ceramic House

Remember as a child the sheer joy you would get from playing with squishy clay? It was such a thrill to see a shapeless lump of earth transformed into something that you created – plus, you were allowed to get your hands dirty. Now as adults, we tend to find happiness in the form of other, more material things, like beautiful ceramics, for example. So why not combine the two for the ultimate in enjoyment? At Mas & Miek Ceramic House, you can. We suggest you cue 'Unchained Melody' and read on. more

Interiors
Turn your entertaining area into a green space with a Living Table
Design

Turn your entertaining area into a green space with a Living Table

Indoor plants have long been a fantastic way to spruce up a room, but if you aren’t satisfied with the amount of green in your home then you might need to up your game. Living Table by Habitat Horticulture is a great way to incorporate greenery into your home, with a sophisticated system for eliminating drainage and reducing watering time. more

Property
David Bromley signs on to transform West Village into a work of art
Design

David Bromley signs on to transform West Village into a work of art

As we get ever closer to the arrival of West End’s newest hub, news has come down the pipeline of an impressive artist-in-residence program that will see acclaimed artists David and Yuge Bromley turn West Village into their own canvas. The duo will create magnificent murals that will reportedly be visible from the CBD, blurring the line between architecture and art. more

Interiors
Sheridan Studio launches new retail concept for avid decorators
Design

Sheridan Studio launches new retail concept for avid decorators

Any fiend for a high thread-count sheet set will be intimately familiar with Sheridan – one of the finest purveyors of luxe bedroom goods, which is turning 50 this month. To celebrate its half-century of operation, Sheridan is launching a new retail concept this week showcasing a range of goods for the rest of your house. more

Product
Upswitch shines a light with its range of ingenious fixtures
Design

Upswitch shines a light with its range of ingenious fixtures

A ‘light-bulb moment’ refers to the moment that one reaches an epiphany or a brilliant idea strikes suddenly. As it happens, designer Michael Hanley's light-bulb moment coincidentally involved light bulbs. Upswitch is a design brand that recycles materials and fashions them into quirky lighting solutions that will brighten your day and living space. more

Property
Woolloongabba’s Broadway Hotel could be resurrected by a new proposed development
Design

Woolloongabba’s Broadway Hotel could be resurrected by a new proposed development

For the past seven years, the Broadway Hotel on Balaclava Street in Woolloongabba has stood forlorn and empty after a fire ravaged the building’s interior. In good news for restoration advocates, Majella Property Developments has submitted a development application that could see a new mixed-use building rise alongside the old hotel, while the corner pub will reportedly receive a full renewal. more

Product
Ensure your dreams are as sweet as can be with The Bedhead Co
Design

Ensure your dreams are as sweet as can be with The Bedhead Co

When you spend a good portion of our lives asleep, it’s pretty crucial to ensure your bed is as comfortable as can be. A new design duo has emerged on the scene, committed to ensuring everyone has access to gorgeous bed heads for his or her fortress of solitude. The Bedhead Co is letting everyone create their own bespoke headboard that will make early morning rises extra hard to accomplish. more