Geoff McFetridge – What the Pluck?

Geoff Mcfetridge has recently collaborated with Patagonia to create an animation outlining the problems of unethical sourcing of down for clothing, the animation does a great job at explaining the process without the use of shocking imagery. Have a look for yourself!

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Above: Remix.

ABOVE: REMIX (part 1) from ABOVE on Vimeo.

Above has just released a new trailer for his up coming solo exhibition at Inner State Gallery in Detroit, USA. The show opens November 21st, 2014. If Detroit is too far for you to travel you can always grab yourself a pair of limited edition Above sunglasses over at our store

You can also get one of Above’s classic style’s in our new optical range, for more information and stockists contact us at [email protected]

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Romance Was Born – Express yourself!

 

 

Everyones favourite whimsical fashion duo Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales are at it again! This time creating an exhibition for kids at the National Gallery of Victoria, it features several realms for kids to express themselves and unleash their creativity. The exhibition is open until the 22 of March 2015 and is also running along side Jean Paul Gaultier’s exhibition so you’ll be sure to get your fix of psychedelic fashion.

You can also score a pair of the new Romance Was Born “mushy” sunnies exclusively sold at the Nation Gallery of Victoria shop

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Stellar Leuna

22 year old Stella Leuna has recently had a show over at the Tate gallery, if you missed that show you can still check out www.stellarleuna.com for more of her amazing illustrations.

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Perks and Mini AW 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The wonderful Perks and Mini have released their AW 2014 collection Proactive Mutation! If their quirky knits are too warm for the Australian summer, you can cool it off with some of Colab’s exclusive PAM sunglasses over at the colab store..

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Anthony Lister

Everyone’s favourite Australian Street Artist Anthony Lister has been a very busy man, He has recently updated his website http://anthonylister.com/ check it out for more of what he does best.

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Project 5 – Volume 6

 

 

 

Project Five is a public art initiative featuring a highly successful live art event, public art exhibition and art auction. Each year since 2009, four street artists transform blank canvases into masterpieces in front of a live audience and the artwork is then auctioned off for charity. Since 2009 Project 5 has raised over $68,500 for charity. Visit http://www.project5.com.au/ for more information.

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Daniel Askill x Seafolly x Panama

 

Daniel Askill has created an amazing video for Panama’s new single ‘Stay Forever’.
If you’re a fan of Daniel Askill’s refined aesthetic why not grab a pair of his signature sunglasses over at the colab store.

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CHAIRity event – Romance was born.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our favourite Australian fashion duo Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales of Romance Was Born have teamed up with Cult Design to redesign the classic ‘CH33’ chair. They will be auctioning off their chair with all proceeds going to a charity nominated by them. ‘The Chairity’ event involves many more Australian creatives like artist Ken Done and design studio Toko, Have a look at Cult Design for more.

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Timba Smits – Little White Lies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you’re not already aware, Timba Smits has a new publication out called Little White Lies. You can also admire some more of Timba’s work over at his Dribbble page. Timba’s X-ray Specs are still available at out store (also available in optical!)

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Jonathan Calugi on Behance

Amazing designer, illustrator and Colab artist Jonathan Calugi has recently updated his behance page. Check it out for more of his delightful work you can also see Jonathan’s sunglasses here.

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Geoff McFetridge – Guest Artist Profile Skateboard

Good friend of Colab and amazing artist Geoff Mcfetridge has a guest artist board with Krooked. Hear him talk about his love of design and skateboarding. You can grab a pair of Geoff McFetridge’s signature sunglasses here.

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MONTANA ARTIST COLLECTIVE | Dmote

 

Colab artist Dmote gets busy in San Francisco at the Montana Artist Collective Annual Meeting. Check here for more photo’s.

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DUNLOP COMMISSIONS ILLUSTRATORS FOR 90YEARS OF THE LE MANS

Dunlop has commissioned three illustrators, Telegramme, Timba Smits and Raid71 to celebrate their 90years of the 24 hours of Le Mans. The illustrators were to depict Dunlop’s association with the race at various different stages of history.

Dunlop’s First Win 1924

Telegramme

Dunlop’s Most Race Wins in the 1950s

Timba Smits

90-year anniversary of 2014

Raid71

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MCA ArtBAR with PIP & POP

MCA ARTBAR will be transformed by Pip & Pop (Tanya Schultz) into a mix of  kawaii fluro colours, cat cafes and プリクラ(purikura)photo booths on Friday night, July 25th for one night only. There wont be a lot of nights in the future where you can enjoy cats, photos, Japanese punk bands, sweets, crystals, and crazy cuteness in Sydney.

Get your tickets at  MCA ARTBAR !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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