Arts, Crafts, and Fashion, Oh My: We Love Finders Keepers!

Nikkee Boyle Art Exhibitions, Brisbane, Community, Cool, Displays/ Exhibits, Enviroment, Events, Fashion, Five Minute Reads, Gallery

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy! Summer’s coming around again, and do you know what that means? No, not heat-induced eczema. The Finders Keepers market is on again! It should come as no surprise that we at Brio Group have a soft spot for independent designers, local artisans and those brimming …

Turning trash into art

Belinda Vesey-Brown Advertising Campaign, Design, Displays/ Exhibits, Enviroment, Inspiration, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

In a very fitting promotion for a film about creative people who support clean and sustainable beaches, American ad agency BBDO SF, along with Barefoot Wine and the Surfrider Foundation, developed this inspiring and eye-catching billboard poster. As you will see from the video posted this mammoth piece of art …

Splendid art at Splendour in the Grass

Belinda Vesey-Brown Art Exhibitions, Communication, Design, Displays/ Exhibits, entertainment, Enviroment, Events, Inspiration, Materials in design, Music, Technology Leave a Comment

As one of the 30,000 or so people donning my gumboots for Splendour in the Grass this weekend, I’m getting excited not only for the big acts, but also for the inspiring Spendour arts scene. This year there will be a range of interactive, digital media, street art, sculpture, peformance …

Generating creativity

Belinda Vesey-Brown Brisbane, Design, Design Resources, Illustration, Inspiration, marketing, Uncategorized, Writing Leave a Comment

I woke up this morning bursting with blog article ideas – weekend outings, upcoming events, social media trends, mind blowing marketing campaigns – but then I got to work, and the words disappeared like water droplets in the desert. I was stuck at a creative roadblock and regardless of the …

Before I die…

Tanya Heading Advertising, Advertising Campaign, architecture, Business, Design, Displays/ Exhibits, Enviroment, Illustration, Inspiration, marketing, Materials in design, public relations, social media, Technology, typography, Uncategorized, Web, Writing Leave a Comment

I’ve always driven past billboards/ads/posters and eagerly scanned their content for some form of inspiration to bring to my day. But it seems that beer advertisements with half-naked models, realestate billboards with cheesy agents and towering fast food burgers just aren’t cutting it for me. I can’t help but feel …

Green Earth Day to help plant the seeds for change

Belinda Vesey-Brown Brisbane, Competitions, dance, Design, Design Resources, Displays/ Exhibits, entertainment, Enviroment, Events, Facebook, Fashion, Inspiration, Materials in design, Music, social media Leave a Comment

Green Earth Day (the brainchild of Leigh-Chantelle Koch) will delight Brisbane greenies this Saturday 12 March at a new venue: Albion Peace Centre, 102 McDonald Road, Windsor, Brisbane. This free, family orientated, community event aims to stimulate awareness by bringing environmental, green, health and lifestyle, cruelty-free, recycling and sustainable issues …

Madrid’s new hotel is complete rubbish… in a good way!

Belinda Vesey-Brown Advertising Campaign, architecture, Design Resources, Enviroment, Materials in design Leave a Comment

A new mini hotel has opened in the heart of Madrid and it’s proud to say it is rubbish! The Beach Garbage Hotel is built out of 12 tonnes of rubbish from dumps and Western European beaches. An art installation by German artist Ha Schult, the structure is sponsored by Corona, …