At Fresco we love getting crafty! Annalisa is up to her ears in buttons and cupcakes, Lauren has embarked on her very first upholstery project and me, well I’m just getting into sewing! My mum used to own a fabric shop and teach ladies how to sew with stretch fabrics back in the ’90s, but it all started for me when I scored a fab little sewing machine from her, for my birthday recently! I call her Bernie. So, I thought I’d share a fabulous little hotspot that I have found online! Sew Weekly is a bit like an online sewing magazine and it has a great little section calle
Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE is talking about the beautiful new Koskela showroom and eatery in Rosebery called Kitchen By Mike. I’ve yet to visit, but as a Coogee local, Rosebery is only a quick hop, skip and a jump away. After reading reviews on other designer cool sites; Design Files, Fete Press to name a few I have been desperately trying to find a window of time to visit. The concept = seasonal food, cooked fresh each day after a trip to the market to see what’s good. Served canteen style, no bookings taken. Then, wander around and beg, borrow or steal (just kidding) a beautiful pie
There are 25 days to go until the Gold Week Telethon, held for Sydney Children’s Hospital. Our lovely clients over at 99 on York are getting involved by holding a raffle and donating money from the clubs’ sales to the charity. Each year, Sydney Children’s Hospital in Randwick touches the lives of over 326,000 children across NSW and beyond. Last year, Gold Week raised an impressive $1.68 million for the hospital, which is much needed to help the children. You can read more about the cause here and how you can help make a difference www.goldweek.org.au. Here are examples of ou
I love doing it all at Fresco but one of my favourite things is going on location and shooting for a design project. This was a photoshoot for Bankstown Sports Clubs’ InTouch magazine. We (Andrea) design this magazine for the club bi-monthly and it is great being involved in all aspects of the design. The photographer we are working with is the very talented Chris Walsh from Patrick Jones Studio.
Today on my creative blog trawl, I stumbled upon a cute little animation titled handmade typography by a textile designer who makes cool one off collectable pieces. Her website is called Abundance Of. Check out the animation on http://anabundanceof.blogspot.fr/2012/05/handmade-type.html. Fresco has just ventured into the world of video and video production so I’ve been getting very excited about the creative possibilities available with this medium and look forward to sinking our teeth into a great new video production. Triscia Ambrosini 14/05
Congratulations are in order for team Creative Method for taking out the pennant in this year’s AGDA Gordon Andrews Scholarship Trivia Night! Thanks to everyone for coming along and making this night a huge success and one of the most fun events on the AGDA calendar. Well done to James Armstrong from Surveillance for winning the ‘take flight’ competition, once again proving that aeronautical designers do not show up to this event, and congrats to team Interbrand for building the highest structure out of drinking straws in under 5 minutes! But ultimately it was team Creative M
I was doing my usual Monday morning trawl through my favorite creative blogs when my meanderings led me to a UK photographer and fine artist called Natalie Bybisz, you can check her work out at Miss Aniela. Very stylised and surreal, with an edge. I love the rich imagery, lots of layers of detail, the interesting locations and setting. All of this lends a storytelling element to Natalie’s images. Her photography remind me of a Peter Greenaway film (minus the nudity), there’s a real pictorial sense to her images, they resemble a Baroque or Renaissance painting. Here’s a quote