The vanilla-flavoured, sog-resistant edible cups produced by Auckland company Twiice were four years in the making, but now they’re on the menu at Auckland cafes. We gave them a taste.
Clemenger BBDO creative JP Twaalfhoven was a finalist in the Side Hustle category at D&AD Awards 2019 for KYT – short for ‘Keeping You Together’ – bags handcrafted and designed for life with diabetes. The idea stemmed from his partner and co-founder Bridget Scanlan’s own Type 1 diagnosis eight years ago. He travelled to London to present live on stage at D&AD and on his way talked us through the bags.
Most people would be in agreement that bugs, planters and room dividers don’t have much in common, but Matt Genefaas and Dan Craig would beg to differ. The two juggle running an edible insect company, Crawlers, as well as a homeware company, Made of Tomorrow. Genefaas has a chat about what the new furniture range, Space Between, was inspired by, as well as how him and Craig spend their days in slashie roles moving between pushing dried insects to the world, as well as polished mirrors and space dividers.
Carving your own creative sphere with Trelise Cooper protégé turned creative consultant, Kayla Jurlina
Creative work is a process, not just a destination. The creative sphere and those who exist in it are constantly working to hone their abilities into something that tells a story, that communicates both their own ideologies and has a purpose. Kayla Jurlina is one such creative that has found the ability to convey a message through her creative talents, both in her own jewelry business and through her creative consulting for different brands.