The Circus of the Sun

  • April 28th, 2013 5:48 am

Started up by two street performers in Montreal, Canada, 1984 (Guy Laliberté and Gilles Ste-Croix), Cirque du Soleil has become perhaps the most successful, recognizable and brilliant of any Circus conceived entertainment company in the world. And why? Because of their innovation and creativity.
Cirque du Soleil has reinvented people’s conceptions of the circus. A paradigm shift is no easy phenomena …

Printing The Future

  • February 21st, 2013 8:52 pm

Three dimensional printing.
It’s a concept more suited to Star Wars or the futuristic world of Blade Runner. But 3D printing is no longer confined to Sci-fi films. It’s a technology becoming increasingly prevalent in our 21st Century.
While many have heard of 3D printers, few have a clear grasp of what they really do. Understandable, as the complexity of the technology …

A World of MARVELous Design

  • October 29th, 2012 1:37 am

We, at After5Creative, have noticed a trend. A significant number of newly released blockbuster films are revived comic-book classics. This had me thinking. Is the comic culture experiencing a massive shift towards mainstream popular culture? With Hollywood revamping the Marvel and DC classics, (Xmen, Batman, the Avengers, Spiderman, etc) the design industry has followed close behind, drawing inspiration from those …

Art And About Festival Sydney

  • September 21st, 2012 2:09 am

A giant cube of edible plants isn’t something you would expect to see in Sydney. Neither is a shimmering golden walkway or a house that rains on the inside.
Come September 21st, Art and About will be bringing Sydneysiders these quirky projects and more, as part of a public exhibition of fantastical proportions.
For one month, our streets and parks will be …

We’re the reason they fly,
or so they say

  • September 7th, 2012 10:21 am

Over the past few years, Qantas has undertaken rebranding and advertising schemes that have ensured it remains a considered and competitive choice in the Aviation Industry.
The “I Still Call Australia Home” series of TV spots evoked the Nationalism Australians strongly celebrate, and in turn allowed the airline to associate itself with country’s legacy and Nationhood. The development of this …

The 18th Biennale of Sydney

  • July 24th, 2012 1:01 am

Held every two years, the Biennale of Sydney is Australia’s largest and most exciting contemporary arts event. For 3 months the Sydney art scene is in full swing with exhibitions, performances, artist talks and symposiums, events, film screenings and much more, all of which are free to the public. In fact, the Biennale is the only completely free …

Fashion’s New Fixation.

  • June 22nd, 2012 8:11 am

There has been a new trend sweeping the fashion world, and it’s not sequins or six-inch stilettos.
It’s fashion blogging.
But are these public style journals a passing fad or fashionable phenomenon?
It appears fashion blogs are making their mark, as glossy magazines and Prada clad fashion royalty are quickly being replaced by relatable, mainstream blogging personalities. In this new landscape, …

Semi Permanent- Fully Inspired

  • May 23rd, 2012 12:02 pm

Looking for creative inspiration?
Semi Permanent recently returned to Sydney to celebrate its 10th year as a world leading design conference. With two action-packed days of engaging speakers, side event exhibitions, competitions and workshops, it’s the place to go to re-ignite your creative spark.
From students to seasoned professionals, Semi Permanent is an event attended by creatives from all areas …

Vividly Sydney

  • May 2nd, 2012 7:24 am

It’s big,
And it’s bright,
And it’s illuminating a city near you.
In fact, the Vivid Sydney Festival is largest annual festival of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.
Transformed by cutting edge innovative art installations and illuminations, world famous musicians and ideas Exchange, for 18 days Sydney will become a nocturnal night-time winter wonderland. In 2011, 400, 000 people graced the City’s foreshore, …

Sharing is Caring

  • March 21st, 2012 1:18 am

As the old saying goes, grief shared is grief halved. The same can be said of happiness; happiness shared is happiness doubled.  This is nowhere best confirmed than through Coca Cola which in its recent campaign, married the idea of the shared experience with its ‘Bottle Happiness’ slogan.
The multi–million dollar Aussie summer campaign, ‘Share a Coke’ saw the replacement of …