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An Interview with Milliner Wendy Mead

August 16, 2011


Melbourne-based milliner Wendy Mead has been making hats for the rich, the famous and the royal for over 40 years.

IdN – International Design Notwork

March 9, 2011


I get excited when parcels or things in 300gsm+ packaging turn up on my desk. Unless they turn out to be the latest issue of IdN. Don’t get me wrong: I’ve given this stroke-inducing contentless visual nightmare more than its fair chance. Okay, that’s not entirely true. It has content but you have to wade […]

JT on Film

February 4, 2011


The following article (essay, if you prefer; it’s pretty long) was first published in Mess+Noise. ———— We all know video killed the radio star, but now that ‘reality’ is on a clipicide rampage – on the video star’s mothership, MTV, at any rate – how is a ‘real’ band to make it in Foleywood? How […]

Schmidt Happens!

April 29, 2010


Native to south-eastern everywhere, neurologists (Neurologist neurologia) are naturally shy creatures who feed on physical sources of pain. Funnel-web spiders (Atrax robustus), meanwhile, are aggressive dicks that, contrary to popular opinion, are found as far north as Queensland (Hadronyche formidabilis) and as far south as Tasmania (Hadronyche pulvinator). As the name indicates, these little bastards […]