All posts tagged: products

Vintage Victories

As long-time advocates of reusing and recycling, we’re eager to share the fabulous work of vintage and second hand storeowners. In Sydney alone, if we don’t make changes to our current waste removal strategies, the City of Sydney predicts that by 2030, households and businesses will be sending more than 200,000 tonnes to landfill each year. Shockingly, it may have to be deposited more than 250 kilometres away. So the trick is to shop smart, shop local and hone your ethical awareness. Here are four small businesses we track on Instagram, that receive our undying love and devotion…

Muffin Tops Cupcake Moulds

Original Product Design

Who on earth thought of these …? These are so bad I almost want a set! Almost. I like this better. It’s a bit cheeky, but hey ..! French illustrator, Denis Carrier, is the man behind this naughty-but-nice graphic for a skateboard by Gold Coast Skateboards {as seen on Cool Hunting} If you’re a city kid and always wanted to pick a real apple from a real apple tree in a real orchard but can’t, then the next best thing is one of these … Or is it? ‘Newton’ is an apple holder designed by industrial designer David Saldoff to give urban dwellers that down-on-the-farm, organic experience of apple picking. It’s certainly a nice idea but I think it requires a whole lot of eye-closing and a fervent imagination in order to replicate the real-deal.  (And in case you were wondering, it’s not gone to market yet – and I don’t mean the fruit market!). {As seen at Lost at E Minor} Wow, I love a pink flamingo! But who on earth took the time to …