THE COPYCAT ANTIDOTE

When I was nine, one of my best friends copied my work. I had been copied for a long time before that, but when her work received acclaim I couldn't emotionally handle that. I shed some tears. Her Mum comforted me and told me it was a form of flattery and so, I have spent 23 years convincing myself that this is true…

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CHAT: GOOSEBUMPS

As a fellow catwalk trawler, I love talking trends with Inga and receiving her briefs in the (snail!) mail is like Christmas Day: I carefully open the tube, unfurl the A2 sheets and grin as I pore over her concepts. So I thought it fitting to pick Inga's brain and share some of the inner-workings of my fellow colour lover.

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CHAT: NEXT STATE PRINT

When I discovered there was a fabric printer in Australia who could match international prices and quality with speedy turnarounds and only a 1m minimum order I had to give them a buzz and check if they were legit. Absolutely. No catches. AND phenomenal customer service to boot…

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Elyssa Whittaker