Automata, The first restaurant to open in The Old Clare Hotel, provides a comfortable yet unique dining experience, consisting of a regularly changing five course meal. The interior, designed by Matt Darwon stays true to the restaurant’s namesake and is made using tractor seats, motorbike engines and aeroplane parts, playing on the theme of non-electronic automation. Automata was named in Australia’s Top 50 Restaurants, boasts two hats, and is home to: Tim Watkins, named the Somellier of the Year and Clayton Wells named Australia’s Hottest Chef. We sat down with Clayton to discuss what makes Automata tick.
In our fifth instalment of ‘For them, by Us’, we catch up with Nick Denton, founder of Capsule, a men’s streetwear boutique located in Sydney & Melbourne. We find out how a trip to the states, 90s Hip-Hop Fashion & Magazines, and the need to look the best at the gig influenced his life, and ultimately lay the foundations for what Capsule is today.
Nat Cheshire meets with Triumph & Disaster’s Dion Nash and talks about cars, grasping opportunity with both hands, lack of sleep, motivation, fear of failure and of course a bit about triumph and disaster. We hope you will enjoy what he had to say, it’s kind of important.
The venue, ‘Something More café’ in the Central Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy was the perfect choice to stage a chilled gathering of friends and supporters to chat about all things "hair". Guests were greeted by layered jazz riffs from guitarist Jamal Zacharia, that colluded to create a kicked-back ‘Newport Jazz’ vibe. Banging Cocktails, sumptuous vino and hoppy craft beers ensured everyone was kept lubricated and refreshed, while some finger licking food ensured no one left hungry, T&D are after all, responsible hosts.View full article →
In my time working as a marketer I think I actually convinced myself that people would believe what I said and trust me when I said it. Since starting my own brand of skin care products my thinking has changed somewhat, I now see that assuming you can influence what people will think is a very dangerous (and potentially costly) point of view. Instead perhaps the best you can do is be consistent, have a clear proposition and hope that people like it.
I was recently pitching my range to a customer who asked me if any of my products were Anti-aging products. Anti-aging? Anti Aging is bollocks, I found myself thinking as my mind scrambled for something more constructive to say, I was caught short.
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