It’s a fashion rEVOLution

It’s fashion revolution week, a global movement asking for transparency in the fashion industry and a reminder to ask ‘who made my clothes?’ The provenance of things has always been important in our stock selection and this extends to our recent foray into fashion. In addition to being mindful of the maker and the origin/composition of the fabric, we have … Read More

Local is lovely – Brisbane makers in store K-M

Katrina Johnson Katrina Johnson is a versatile Brisbane based creative, possibly best known for a stint with her husband Mark on (the TV show) The Block a few years ago! More recently, Katrina creates a varied range of handcrafted products and homewares, including ‘Himmeli’ – traditional decorative hangings from Finland, individually handmade using wheat straw and string. From her Brisbane studio, Katrina creates her own contemporary versions of … Read More

We are open | Happy New Year

As we re-open in this new year following our first full year of trading, we have so much gratitude to our clients, customers and colleagues (YOU!) for a wonderful year of collaborations, custom and conversations.  THANK YOU. A little business like ours can only exist with the support of mindful shoppers who value the heart made work of artisans and craftspeople … Read More

Shop Well. Change Lives.

AMPFLY.  GREAT SOUND.  INCREDIBLE CAUSE. AMPFLY hand build portable bluetooth speakers (with a radio + USB port) from mostly recycled electronic waste diverted from landfill.  Parts re-purposed include: computer batteries, switches, wiring, computer fan grills, speaker drivers, radio/bluetooth antennas, bi-cycle tyres, terminal blocks (from traffic lights) and ex-army ammunition cases. This recycling also enables the sourcing of high quality components which would otherwise be too expensive … Read More