Winter Trends – Pt 3 Rich Sophistication

The ‘Luxe’ one for the Winter. So dreamy, dark, moody and dramatic. Here we focus on depth of colour and making sure you have more than one in your bag of tricks! Textures are prized in the way of velvety fabrics, tufted finishes and textures, particularly for wall finishes like panelling and mouldings. It’s essential to include some neutral tones to temper the palette. Blacks, greys and even navys are perfect for this, but I love a splash of gold too for a lift. Read More

Winter Trends – Pt 2 Green & Gold

This colour combination used to be something I avoided at all costs. The accounts below will give you an insight into my first impressions of green and gold as a specific visual communication. Read More

Epic Design Events in Review – Part 2

Dark Mofo – 8-21st June 2017

This year Dark Mofo celebrated its 3rd year of worshipping Winter. Emerging from hibernation and descending on Tassie are lovers of art music and food. The festival is often referred to as pagan, dark, weird… But that’s seems to be exactly what the people love! Dark Mofo gives us a chance to explore the dark by sparking our curiosity,  making it inviting and setting it on fire. I am also now obsessed with red crosses and neon.

Hobart Ariport
This is Hobart Airport!

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Epic Design Events in Review – Part 1

Denfair – 8-10 June 2017

 

After only 3 years Denfair has established itself as the leading destination for contemporary design in Australia. This we’ve created a go to guide for all the Denfair award winners so you can get up to speed with the who’s who of Australian design Read More

Crystal Balling

I was reading a great article about the WGSN Futures conference in London this week and it got me thinking about the future… At JAK we spend just as much time immersed in corporate culture as we do designing. These worlds collide regularly. What we do day-to-day is create an intersection where art and commerce meet. It’s weird but it works.  Read More