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The Rabbit Hole Ideation Cafe opening soon…

I’ve recently stumbled across the Facebook page for a new cafe and it caught my eye. Set to open soon, the West End cafe combines my two great interests: design and coffee. The Rabbit Hole Ideation Cafe will be a space for creative types to meet, share ideas, tackle briefs and brainstorm concepts.

The cafe will provide individual workstations of three varieties:

  • drop in desks for once off visits
  • semi-permanent desks if you go there on a part time basis
  • long term desks, booked per month.

All desks are equipped with power to plug in your laptop, internet connection, but best of all… $2 coffees! And it’s not just any coffee, it’s specialty coffee brewed by champion barista, Tim Adams.

The Rabbit Hole Ideation cafe also includes a board room, which can be booked to meet with clients, brainstorm ideas or collaborate with a team of creatives. The board room will have blank walls and designers will be encouraged to use the walls as a blank canvas to write/draw/scribble their ideas and thoughts.

I love that this new concept cafe is encouraging creativity in Brisbane. Can’t wait for it to open!

Yours in ideas and coffee,


Grace Art spices up life drawing

Love life drawing, but classes are starting to bore you? Wish the subjects were more interesting? Or just want to rediscover your love of drawing?

Last night I went to my second life drawing class at Grace Art Events, West End, Brisbane. Grace Art Events pride themselves on providing life drawing classes with a twist. Each Wednesday there is a different and inspiring model. They’ve had snake charmers, acrobats hanging from the ceiling, ballet dancers, as well as the occasional traditional nude. Last night we had the pleasure of drawing two burlesque models, the lovely Lita Lynx (pictured) and Esther Belle. The girls posed in wonderful hand made costumes, which were not only visually captivating, but challenging and intriguing to draw.

Everyone was very welcoming, and the classes have a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. The offer of help was there if you need it, but there wasn’t any pressure of having someone leaning over your shoulder all night, which I know I appreciated.

You can find the classes at Kurilpa Hall, 174 Boundary Street, West End, Wednesdays 7pm-9pm

Yours in drawing,

(Photo of Lita Lynx courtesy of www.pinupkittensmanagement.com)