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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

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Park your tush on a floor cushion from Weave and Willow
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Park your tush on a floor cushion from Weave and Willow

After finding themselves lost in the beautiful world of children’s merchandise, Michelle Harris Smith and Jessica Maxted spared a thought for the environmental impacts of all of the pretty things and in that moment the pair decided to combine their love of design with sustainability to create Weave and Willow. more

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Urban Oasis unveiled for Surfers Paradise
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Urban Oasis unveiled for Surfers Paradise

Late last year the City of Gold Coast put the call out for an artist to create a public art installation at the intersection of Surfers Paradise Boulevard and Elkhorn Avenue. At long last, the winning design has been unveiled. more

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Nura headphones adapt to your unique hearing
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Nura headphones adapt to your unique hearing

If you were of the belief that sound sounds the same to everyone, you would be wrong. Your hearing is actually as unique as your fingerprint. It was this revelation that led a Melbourne-based start-up to create the world’s first headphones that actually adapt to you. more