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Seeing Green

In today's blog we speak to Elizabeth Davis, architect and Ghost Outdoors designer  about the inspiration behind Cabin Fever, our super soft wool blanket.  Tell us about your inspiration for this piece:  Though we often think of dusty red dirt covering the entirety of Australia, we also have some magic, lush hillsides to get lost in. This design references our greener landscapes. We selected a deep, vintage green for a classic, old school army blanket vibe, updated with contemporary shocks of cobalt blue and heathered grey. The stripes harken a time when these bands were used to symbolise the weight of the wool for trading purposes.  What "mood" does green evoke for you?  There's something comforting about the deep green, I can't help but picture it...

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Design Notes: Tattoo Artist Emma Commander on her art, adventures and the new Bandana range.

You know that feeling, on a very rare occasion, when you meet someone and are instantly enamoured with their oh so cool, effortless vibe?  Yeah, that's what it's like to meet Emma Commander.  She's a badass tattoo artist based in Perth, Western Australia where she creates unique, original designs.  She's also a serious escape artist with some epic adventures under her belt.  Given that combo, we were stoked to team up with her on our first bandana range.  Interested in what inspires this legend and what led to our bandana range?  Read on.... What drew you into becoming a tattoo artist and who trusted your first attempts?Ever since I was a kid all I wanted to do was draw. I’ve always loved drawing and...

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