Monday, February 7, 2011


Quatrain is a collaborative cross-disciplinary project by Brisbane-based designer, Karina Seljak, and
inbetweenspaces, an artist-run initiative of Metro Arts. 

Seljak’s practice experiments with free-form garment construction techniques inspired by ancient and traditional approaches to drapery.  For this project, Seljak has collaborated with inbetweenspaces to experiment with ephemeral exhibition approaches for presenting garments.  Instead of presenting clothing as
static objects on mannequins, the garments have been captured with video to highlight the relations between the body, draped cloth, movement and time.  These videos are presented in the gallery to form an environment of large, floating projections.

The video medium captures and foregrounds the movements between the body and garment, connecting the
construction and design process to the method of exhibition display.  As projections the garments develop an
ethereal, haunting presence highlighting the body’s role in shaping the lines and volumes of the designed forms.

Quatrain runs from 14 - 26 February, Tuesday - Saturday 12 midday - 5pm and by appointment.

Studio 3.10
Level 3
Metro Arts
109 Edward St, Brisbane.



Monday, November 15, 2010

Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks

“This exceptional book, with a preface by Patrick-Louis Vuitton, show-cases the most beautiful creations of the House through more than eight hundred photographs. The trunk-bed, steamer trunk, tea case, toiletry kit, circus trunk, library trunk, and caviar box are just a few of the many incredible pieces featured here, along with the equally incredible stories of their creation. A full technical survey, the bible of the artisanal trunkmaker, reveals the secrets of making a Louis Vuitton trunk.”

I've already ordered my copy from Book Depository with free international shipping.  Oh yeah!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

suited up

Opening Ceremony have collaborated with Hickey Freeman on some well suited styles for their new menswear collection. 


Is this the world's first designer exercise bike?

"Ciclotte is the innovative new exercise bike - unmistakably Italian, undeniably cool - which combines style, performance and state-of-the-art technology, redefining the traditional role of the exercise bike.  Inspired by ergonomics and with style at its heart, Ciclotte is designed to complement the finest contemporary space be it outside, or in an office or home."

Sunday, November 7, 2010


INFLUENCERS FULL VERSION from R+I creative on Vimeo.

"Influencers is a short documentary that explores what it means to be an influencer and how trends and creativity become contagious today in music, fashion and entertainment.  The film attempts to understand the essence of influence, what makes a person influential without taking a statistical or metric approach.  Written and directed by Paul Rojanathara and Davis Johnson, the film is a Polaroid snapshot of New York influential creatives (advertising, design, fashion and entertainment) who are shaping today's pop culture.  Influencersbelongs to the new generation of short films, webdocs, which combine the documentary style and the online experience."

Saturday, October 30, 2010

2 for the price of 1

New reversible duffle coat from Maison Martin Margiela Line 10.  

Really makes me wish that I live in a colder climate.

Thursday, October 28, 2010