We’re so excited to announce Natalie Fornasier as our ambassador for our new UV range release.
Natalie is an inspirational human, writer, advocate and Skinfluencer based in Sydney, Australia and is currently living with stage IV Melanoma cancer.
Using her voice and her writing, Natalie continues to lead important conversations around our attitudes towards sun-safety and helping to breakdown the stigma around Cancer — all whilst being an incredibly genuine and awesome person.
It truly is such a privilege to work with Natalie, so here is a little more around the who, the what and the why:
What does a…
Ellen Porteus is an Australian artist whose eternally youthful and bad-ass feminist style is the highlight of our latest Limited Edition drop. We caught up with Ellen to chat about the inspiration behind her weird and wonderful neon jungle design.
What have you enjoyed most about the collaboration?
I loved the challenge of working with a new and unusual canvas! Playing around with how the umbrella would look at different angles, open, and closed was really fun. …
We have so ‘mushroom’ in our hearts for our latest collab with Melbourne-based Kiwi Kelly Thompson! We caught up with Kelly to chat about collaborating with BLUNT on two stunning designs for the new season.
What does a typical day in the life of Kelly look like?
It’s looking pretty varied at the moment as I now have an online store www.makersmrkt.com which really took off during lockdown. I start my day with breakfast and a dog walk before doing what I call “An hour of power” an uninterrupted hour of emails only, I think it needs to be more hours…
Meet Jordan Debney — the New Zealand born, Melbourne based creative known for his distinctively unique illustrations, streetwear graphics and woodcut paintings. We caught up with Jordan to chat about the BLUNT + Jordan Debney Limited Edition Collaboration and his creative process.
What is the inspiration behind the design?
I wanted to create something BLUNT customers would have never seen before on an umbrella, I wanted it to “breathe life” and be something a BLUNT customer would use to provide a certain level of self-expression. I am pretty expressive myself with my art and with my physical appearance and I ﬁnd…
Meet Jasmine Dowling - the Brisbane-based creative behind Studio Jasmine, known for her dreamy colour palettes and hand lettering. We caught up with Jasmine to chat about the BLUNT + Studio Jasmine Limited Edition Collaboration and what it’s like to bring her work to a totally new canvas.
What has been your favourite part of collaborating with BLUNT?
One thing that I really appreciated during the process of collaborating with BLUNT was that it was a true collaboration with trust behind it. My favourite moment was when I first received the sample. …
Having built her brand over many years, Flox is one of New Zealand’s most recognised contemporary artists, redefining what it is to be a practising artist in the 21st century. Her trademark native birds, ferns and flowers are a celebration of New Zealand’s environmental taonga (treasure), while the work continually aspires to wider international audiences.
We caught up with Flox to ask the big questions we all want to know…
Tea or coffee?
Coffee all the way baby.
What’s your favourite snack?
Little Bird cacao and raspberry macaroons.
What is one thing you do for you every day?
Stop and think…
We caught up with Lizzie Snow of ‘fortyonehundred’ to chat about the inspiration behind the BLUNT + fortyonehundred limited edition umbrella and her process of creating and making.
We are so excited to be collaborating with you and bringing a BLUNT + fortyonehundred Limited Edition to life. For those who may not know of you, please tell us a little about yourself, your background and where you are based.
I am so excited to be working with you too! My name is Lizzie Snow, I am a 24-year-old visual artist working under my artist name ‘fortyonehundred’. …