The Canberran

A snobby (though tongue-in-cheek) look at the finer sides of the National Capital. Got a tip? Email editor@thecanberran.com

Category: Locals

Pocket Studio – Website Launch and Courses

by The Editor

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Partial as we are to websites containing circles, we were thrilled to see Pocket Studio launch a new and expanded website a couple of weeks ago. It’s a place where you can make stuff – shiny stuff, or simply get it made for you by some of Canberra’s most dedicated designers.

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Help From the Underground

by The Editor

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If you thought FashFest was a publicity juggernaut, that ain’t nothing compared to what happens when charities get involved. With one more sleep until the big event – it’s all-systems-go for organisers Andrea and Clinton Hutchinson.
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The Jim Murphy Bridge

by The Editor

Not shy of shooting from the hip, The Canberran was especially motivated to whip out a quick post this morning having seen the above tweet within our morning feed.

What the actual f…?

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Reason 5 to #LikeCanberra

by The Editor

Reason 5

Over the last 95 days we have been developing a list of things we like about our little town. The philosophy is simple – it’s those moments of clarity when, doing something routine, you suddenly gain an awareness and an appreciation of your surrounds. We’ve attempted to refrain from commercial enterprises and individuals; rather, the list was intended as a loose examination of the elements that give our city its character.

For the top five we would like to explore some broader themes. So, where to begin?

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FashFest Designer Feature: Zoe Brown

by The Editor

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This article is part of an ongoing series showcasing local fashion designers who will appear at FashFest from 1 – 4 May 2013.

      ZOE BROWN

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FashFest – The Great Reveal

by The Editor

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Update: We’ve got some behind the scenes shots from today’s FashFest launch at Zoo Advertising.  Scroll down below to see the latest additions.

Well, we started with a letter, a few black and white photos and a whole lot of speculation. Finally, we can reveal the full scope of FashFest – a new headline event for Canberra that has seemingly come out of nowhere.

And WOW! This is going to be incredible!

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Dress Circle – Steve

by The Editor

Steven Headshot BW

Well, a very Happy New Year from Dress Circle. Sure, it may be a bit late to be saying that, but we’ve been on extended leave whitewashing the walls, cleaning out the weeds and prepping up for a big 2013.

It’s a pleasure to be back – made even more so by the discovery of the delightful Steve.

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Young.Hot.Canberra – Dan Lorrimer and Mitchell Brooks

by The Editor

YHCINVITE

To celebrate the Centenary of Canberra and the launch of the Gallery of Australian Design’s YOUNG.HOT.CANBERRA exhibition, The Canberran is featuring local designers who’s work will be displayed at the GAD from Saturday 12 January until Saturday 23 February 2013.

Dan Lorrimer & Mitchell Brooks by Charlie White

Dan Lorrimer & Mitchell Brooks by Charlie White

1.0 Dan Lorrimer and Mitchell Brooks

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Young.Hot.Canberra – Supermanouevre

by The Editor

YHCINVITE

To celebrate the Centenary of Canberra and the launch of the Gallery of Australian Design’s YOUNG.HOT.CANBERRA exhibition, The Canberran is featuring local designers who’s work will be displayed at the GAD from Saturday 12 January until Saturday 23 February 2013.

Supermanouevre
Supermanouevre by Charlie White

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Young.Hot.Canberra – Tom Skeehan

by The Editor

To celebrate the Centenary of Canberra and the launch of the Gallery of Australian Design’s YOUNG.HOT.CANBERRA exhibition, The Canberran is featuring local designers who’s work will be displayed at the GAD from Saturday 12 January until Saturday 23 February 2013

Tom Skeehan by Charlie White

Tom Skeehan by Charlie White

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