A few years ago I interviewed Sancho about her new shop space Sancho's Dirty Laundry in the Lonsdale Street Traders, which was a former industrial warehouse space converted into a retail hub for independent designers and businesses. Flash forward and Sancho now runs her own...

I used to live in a suburb of Canberra called Aranda. Some of the things that come to mind when I think of the streets around my old house are lots of gum trees (surrounded by a nature reserve), front yard vegetable gardens, and strange 1960s architecture. One building...

Mikaela Danvers is what you might call a creative powerhouse. Inspired by craft and design communities interstate and overseas, in the last few years she has worked hard to make her own contribution to Canberra's burgeoning arts and design scene.  Her qualifications and experience as a graphic designer and...

As Lonsdale Street Traders in Braddon prepares to shut it’s doors after two years, Canberra’s newest creative space is about to open just down the road. The Hamlet is set to become a space filled with local Canberra makers, foodies and creatives. It will also...

  For the last three years La De Da have acted as an incubator for Canberra creativity; a fertile establishment for embryonic ideas to hatch. To celebrate their birthday, La De Da is gathering all the eggs they've hatched over the last three years and putting them in one massive basket. The night will...

Led by directors Colin Haining and Tim Lynch, Inklab is a creative agency connecting people with leading brands. The team have been working together since 2009, and their portfolio includes work for Canberra icons such as Ha Ha Bar, Patty Mills, Old Parliament House, AIS,...

A new collective of creative co-working spaces known as ‘The Studio’ has launched, with spaces popping up in Canberra and Sydney and plans to expand the network across the country. The Studio Canberra opened in O’Connor earlier this year and currently has co-working desks available...

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks (or don't live in Canberra) then you would have heard of the The Chop Shop. Artists Sancho Murphy and Pat Rose are the kind of folks with a DIY attitude to life....

The Lu Rees Archives are hosting a tour of their collection at the University of Canberra, in partnership with the exhibition A Bird in the Hand! Bob Graham: A Retrospective currently showing Canberra Museum and Gallery. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in in illustration, children's...

For our first field trip event we went to Artforme Letterpress in Hall to see Sam work his magic on a Heidelberg press. For our next expedition, we're heading over to Queanbeyan Printing Museum. They have an amazing collection of vintage printing machines, as well as...