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Kinfolk & Co. reignites the art of food with handcrafted kitchen and tablewares
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Kinfolk & Co. reignites the art of food with handcrafted kitchen and tablewares

Somewhere along the way in the busy lives we all live, the connection was lost between people, their food and how they ate it. In a world where mass production rules the roost, it's easy to look for convenience over quality in so many ways. Here at The Weekend Edition, we're all for slowing down and enjoying the magic around us. So, when we came across handmade tableware maker Kinfolk & Co., we knew the company's ethos of slow design, mindful purchasing and less consumption was something we just had to harp on about. more

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Join the war on waste with a handmade Planet Cup from Renton Bishopric Ceramics
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Join the war on waste with a handmade Planet Cup from Renton Bishopric Ceramics

Hoo boy, we’ve really done a number on old Mother Nature with our highly unsustainable habits here on earth. We could depress you with a number of alarming statistics that you may or may not be aware of, or we could tell you something easy you could do to make a tangible difference – we choose the latter. Cutting down on single-use stuff is a breeze, and one of the biggest culprits is the holder of our daily java hit. Swap out your disposable cup for a Planet Cup and you’re already a hero. more

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Byron Bay's Sit Still Lauren turns mud into magic
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Byron Bay’s Sit Still Lauren turns mud into magic

There's something about handmade ceramic pieces that makes you smile. Perhaps it's knowing that at one point, this beautifully raw piece was actually just a slab of mud. Though, when this slab gets into the right set of hands, magic can happen. Byron Bay's Lauren Campbell has one of those sets of hands, creating a distinctive collection of ceramic wares under her namesake business, Sit Still Lauren.  more

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D-Still lets you take the fancy glassware from your favourite local bar home
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D-Still lets you take the fancy glassware from your favourite local bar home

Picture this – it's take-out night, you've just gone to the local bottle shop and treated yourself to a tasty bottle of top-notch, minimal intervention wine to enjoy at home. You go into the cupboard, pull out a small, cloudy wine glass, open the bottle and pour ... stop. Just, stop. Those less-than-appealing wine glasses that aunty Sharon got you for your 18th birthday are no place for a $40 bottle of the Barossa Valley's best. It's time to ditch those thin, poor-quality goblets and add some jazz to your glassware cupboard (sorry, Sharon, but they've got to go). Cue Gold Coast company, D-Still ... more

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Enjoy the sunshine and protect your face with The Shader
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Enjoy the sunshine and protect your face with The Shader

We're in the midst of what seems like a pretty warm winter for the Gold Coast. We are certainly not complaining – 24-degree days in August are just perfect. Though, if the unseasonable warmth is anything to go by, then we're in for a pretty hot summer, and you know what that means – plenty of time beach time. If, like us, you're an outdoor dweller, then you'll agree that this soon-to-be-launched portable shade device called Shader is going to be this summer's must-have. more

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Drink coffee responsibly from a sustainable ‘coffee cup' by HuskeeCup
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Drink coffee responsibly from a sustainable ‘coffee cup’ by HuskeeCup

We all know that with coffee production and consumption, also comes wastage (duh), but the wastage begins a lot sooner than the fancy packaging and the end-user's non-recyclable paper cup. We're talking about the waste from discarded coffee husks – and there's a new start-up by the name of HuskeeCup that is aiming to reduce waste from coffee farms by creating reusable (and totally stylish) cups make from coffee husks. This is caffeine-fuelled innovation at its best. more

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Satisfy your quirky side at Six Things' new pop-culture store and espresso bar
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Satisfy your quirky side at Six Things’ new pop-culture store and espresso bar

Purveyors of all things cool, Six Things Shop, has made the shift from its premises at the Old Burleigh Arcade to a fabulous new 50s-style house in Tweed Heads. Well-known as the place to go when shopping for 'the person who was everything', the new Six Things showcases an expanded collection of its eclectic wares, accessories and gifts with a tasty new addition – coffee. more

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


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TRADE the MARK blurs the line between art and homewares
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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 with 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

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Go on a sensory journey with We Are Posie
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Go on a sensory journey with We Are Posie

Byron Bay-based small-batch candle makers We Are Posie have blended a love of nostalgia and a passion for travel to create a niche collection that takes the humble candle, a long-standing household staple, back to basics. more

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Sprawl out on a round rug from Yard Family
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Sprawl out on a round rug from Yard Family

According to recent figures, Australians spend eight times as many hours per week looking at screens than with their loved ones. Yard Family is a Gold Coast-based company dedicated to changing this alarming statistic with its gigantic round rugs and skipping ropes. more

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Cuddle up to a cactus cushion from Xander-Lou
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Cuddle up to a cactus cushion from Xander-Lou

Finding cool stuff for little humans can be a bit of a challenge, especially if you don’t have the time (or desire) to surrender to the virtual vortex of Instagram. Whether you’ve got offspring of your own or you’re gunning for aunty/uncle of the year, set your peepers on Xander-Lou’s adorable collection of homewares for kids. more