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

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

The 2017 JANUARY Events

What’s going on this month? Heaps of stuff is the short answer.

 

If you’re in our industry or anything like us at JAK, calendar and public events make a huge impact on our business. There are generally loads of cool things to celebrate, Melbourne in particular, knows how to put on a show and the focus at the moment is the Australian Open.

So grab a racquet, fill an esky and get patriotic. It’s time to catch some fireworks!

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Wild Ideas

Sometimes  you run out of time. Sometimes you get too busy to do the things you want to. Sometimes you need to be unapologetic and say “I don’t’ care that this happened last year.  I’m going to finish this article and publish it because I love it and I want to share it with others!”.

This story is proof that inspiration doesn’t fade (well it doesn’t for me). Additionally it will serve as a ‘watch this space’ for Frank Wild for 2017. If you don’t know them yet, make sure you get on board because they are sure to have some incredible things in store for us this year.

Zowie and Marky, sorry for harassing you for photos and info last year and not posting this blog (#shame). I owe you some champers. XXX

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