Kip&Co co-founder Alex McCabe claims the strategy guiding the partnership has been virtually a 10 years in the making, owning dreamed of a collaboration with the prolific artist considering that she and mates Kate Heppell and Hayley Pannekoecke 1st started the regional manufacturer 10 a long time ago.
‘When Kate, Hayley and I grew up in the 80s, Ken’s artwork leapt off the walls and into our day-to-working day lives, offering an incandescent backdrop to our most nostalgic, treasured childhood reminiscences,’ Alex says.
‘This was the time when a Ken Done coaster established, t-shirt, or print turned as ubiquitous with the Aussie home as the hills hoists that punctuated our back again yards.’ They embraced his signature enthusiasm for colour and pattern ever since, which has ‘undoubtedly’ grow to be 1 of their brand’s major in influences.
The Kip&Co crew worked collectively with Ken to go by way of his monumental catalogue, narrowing down the artworks for the variety, and invested time with him in his Sydney household.
‘It was so hard simply because Ken is definitely a prolific artist and he has so several remarkable pieces, but ultimately we landed on a attractive edit that showcases some of Ken’s most legendary issue issue,’ Alex claims.
They settled on a selection of playful prints featuring Ken’s renditions of the Excellent Barrier Reef, yachts on Sydney Harbour, sunbathers on the beach and Australia’s attractive flora and fauna. Some of our favourites from the assortment consist of the summary and rainbow Minor Tackers Tablecloth, the Beach front Life Terry Seaside Towel and all of the typography printed bedding, bursting with nostalgia!