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Born of the flat-white sipping inner city of Melbourne, among trust-fund anarchists and working class Keynesians, where the only real form of socialism survives (romantic theoretical socialism), the Compound Interest is the perfect amalgam of idealist modernism and late capitalism. A commune of creative peers and collaborators, named after a micro economic mechanism. The contentious thing about the applied arts are that they lie between other areas—Art and Commerce, Craft and Manufacturing, and most importantly between the speculative and the practical. It’s this weird in-between-ness that we like.

A Small Press is Chase & Galley’s in-house publishing imprint and printing press. Utilising the warm and inconsistent magic of the Risograph, A Small Press was established so that inw fine socialist form, Chase & Galley could experiment with owning the means of production.  

A Small Press is Chase & Galley’s in-house publishing imprint and printing press. Utilising the warm and inconsistent magic of the Risograph, A Small Press was established so that inw fine socialist form, Chase & Galley could experiment with owning the means of production.

 

Chase & Galley is a small design studio with a critical interest in print publication design. The studio is peopled by Stuart Geddes and Tristan Main. The studio has done projects large and small, and doesn’t do only books.

Chase & Galley is a small design studio with a critical interest in print publication design. The studio is peopled by Stuart Geddes and Tristan Main. The studio has done projects large and small, and doesn’t do only books.

Founded by Cassandra Wheat and Louise Fauvrellem, Chorus is a dialogue primarily taking the form of clothing and accessories.

Founded by Cassandra Wheat and Louise Fauvrellem, Chorus is a dialogue primarily taking the form of clothing and accessories.

Coco Flip is a furniture and lighting design studio, established by Kate Stokes in 2010. Working with talented local manufacturers, Coco Flip is a process driven studio that creates unique products, designed to last. 

Coco Flip is a furniture and lighting design studio, established by Kate Stokes in 2010. Working with talented local manufacturers, Coco Flip is a process driven studio that creates unique products, designed to last. 

Icelab is an interactive design studio that operates out of state-of-the-art laboratories in Canberra and Melbourne. We’re a small team of people that like doing interesting things, and we try to be the best at what we do. Sometimes we succeed.  

Icelab is an interactive design studio that operates
out of state-of-the-art laboratories in Canberra
and Melbourne.

We’re a small team of people that like doing interesting things, and we try to be the best at what we do. Sometimes we succeed.

 

Idlewild Press was founded in 1999 and by Carolyn Fraser. Her fine press books are in national and international collections, including the State Library of Victoria, the New York Public Library, Yale University and the Library of Congress. 

Idlewild Press was founded in 1999 and by Carolyn Fraser. Her fine press books are in national and international collections, including the State Library of Victoria, the New York Public Library, Yale University and the Library of Congress. 

Custom building of unique cafe racers, street trackers, Bratt-style customs & bobbers, all overseen by a fully qualified automotive mechanic. Retailer in custom cafe racer, street tracker, Bratt-style & bobber parts sourced from around the world.

Custom building of unique cafe racers, street trackers, Bratt-style customs & bobbers, all overseen by a fully qualified automotive mechanic. Retailer in custom cafe racer, street tracker, Bratt-style & bobber parts sourced from around the world.

PINUP is an independently curated space dedicated to exhibiting, communicating and promoting the importance of quality architecture and design within our culture.

PINUP is an independently curated space dedicated to exhibiting, communicating and promoting the importance of quality architecture and design within our culture.

Propeller works with industry to develop and deliver projects and strategies that facilitate communication, stimulate collaboration and create innovation. Projects range from major events, conferences and facilitated workshops to exhibitions, websites and publications.

Propeller works with industry to develop and deliver projects and strategies that facilitate communication, stimulate collaboration and create innovation. Projects range from major events, conferences and facilitated workshops to exhibitions, websites and publications.

Shaking Paper is the work of Melbourne based Web Developer Michael Cairns.

Shaking Paper is the work of Melbourne based Web Developer Michael Cairns.

That Mob is a round table company made up of Melbourne’s best independent web practitioners, who design websites, develop web software and consult on digital strategy for some of the most recognised businesses and organisations in Australia.

That Mob is a round table company made up of Melbourne’s best independent web practitioners, who design websites, develop web software and consult on digital strategy for some of the most recognised businesses and organisations in Australia.

The Golden Grouse is a one-man web design, production and strategy studio. We’ve worked with The Thousands, Exit Films, Meredith Music Festival & Golden Plains, Meanjin, Crikey, Next Wave, Handsome Tours, Is Not Magazine, Melbourne University and many others.  

The Golden Grouse is a one-man web design, production and strategy studio. We’ve worked with The Thousands, Exit Films, Meredith Music Festival & Golden Plains, Meanjin, Crikey, Next Wave, Handsome Tours, Is Not Magazine, Melbourne University and many others.

 

United Measures is a small custom and fine art framing workshop, that generally likes to make nice things, especially contemporary, bespoke frames. Our frames are traditionally handcrafted and finished, primarily from Australian hardwood raw timbers.

United Measures is a small custom and fine art framing workshop, that generally likes to make nice things, especially contemporary, bespoke frames. Our frames are traditionally handcrafted and finished, primarily from Australian hardwood raw timbers.

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Collingwood VIC 3066
Australia
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