Fipe Preuss Brings Creativity, Arts & Community Together

Fipe Preuss is an artist who uses creativity as a driving force throughout her arts practice, her business and her community building and facilitating. She’s an inspiring (and very busy) woman making waves in Melbourne’s arts community and beyond. We’re proud to be collaborating with Fipe and Nuholani in an upcoming community fundraiser Hula / […]

Nani Puspasari is an All-Round Creative Cheerleader // Melbourne Artist Interview

DesignNani P 3 Image provided.

Nani Puspasari is the ‘all-round creative cheerleader’ behind the Melbourne based label Designani. One glance at her website and you can see how her arts practice is driven by a desire to ‘pursue happiness, fun, balance and progress’. Whether it’s her bold but minimal graphic designs, colourful pop art-ish paintings or dreamlike yet quirky handpainted ceramics (including her bacon […]

Interview with Tab Sejoe of Feather and Spear

Designer, wanderer and creative dreamer, Tab Sejoe creates the earthy, original and sometimes cheeky cards and art prints that her label Feather & Spear has become known for, and much, much more. Made in the very heart of Melbourne, Feather and Spear features the screen-printed cards and fine art prints from Tab’s original illustrations and […]

Interview with #CBSpopup Shop Artist Robyn Deboar

Robyn Deboar is an illustrator originally from the south coast of Adelaide who’s passionate about creating art that expresses everyday joys in life. We interviewed Robyn and found her responses just as poetic as her artworks and illustrations. You can purchase Robyn’s work and prints at the Colour Box Studio Spring Pop Up Shop, running until the 4th of […]

Interview with #CBSpopup Shop Artist Beck ‘Wally’ Wallman

Beck Wallman started her business Wally Paper Co. out of a love of greeting cards and a desire to see some more unique messages on the front of them – like “Happy Birthday ya filthy animal!”  We chatted to Beck about her move from working as an art director to running a greeting card company and late-night brainstorming.  You can […]

Interview with #CBSpopup Shop Artist Susan Fitzgerald

Spin Spin, by Susan Fitzgerald, is a small West Footscray studio producing fresh, modern and sustainable screen printed textiles, paper goods and ceramics. We chatted to Susan about the benefits of a clean studio, strong coffee and living in a creative city.  Spin Spin items are featured at Colour Box Studio’s Spring Pop Up Shop running until […]

Interview with #CBSpopup Shop Design Duo Tessa and Andrew of brand Coco & Max

Some of Coco & Max's unique womenswear designs available at #CBSpopup 2016. Image provided.

Tessa and Andrew are so inspired by their kids, they’ve named their label Coco & Max after them!  We chatted to the design duo about their return to Melbourne after a stint away, what they’re currently working on, and what their brand is about. You can pick up some of Coco & Max’s super unique womens- and menswear at Colour […]

It’s A Double Whammy and You’re Invited

Throw Up Your Art Group Exhibition

Colour Box Studio is all about celebrating, empowering and supporting artists and creatives through a thriving community. So, we’ve cooked up a double whammy night full to the brim with artistic inspiration, and you’re invited! Throw Up Your Art, Colour Box Studio’s annual exhibition for members and vollies launches this evening at 5pm. To celebrate […]

Artist Interview with Local Creative Carla McRae

Carla_McRae_ Image by Tatanja Ross of On Jackson Street

On Friday 12th August, come along to our Art to Art – Creative Conversations event and hear from Melbourne-based illustrator and designer, Carla McRae! Carla (also known as The Paper Beast) creates beautiful, calming line drawings depicting characters exploring, going about their daily activities or enjoying moments of peace, along with luscious plants and geometric […]

5 Artists That Inspire Julie from Aacute

Julie and Kelly Tran of Aacute photo by Amie Batalibasi

A big welcome to our guest blogger for this week, Julie from Aacute! Aacute is a collective of thinkers and makers, stemming from Melbournian sisters, Julie and Kelly Tran. Influenced by the indigenous tribal communities of East Asia and modern, dark urban fashion, Aacute painstakingly handcrafts jewellery forged from a myriad of exceptional materials. This […]

Great Platforms For Your Online Shop

5 Popular Platforms For Getting Your Creative Business Online     These days, running a successful craft or art business is as much about your online presence as your products. Finding the right platform from which to sell your creations can be one of the most important decisions when setting up an online store. With […]