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Get Smart goes Bond with new GPS shoe

Get Smart meets Bond with a new GPS shoe.

Great for finding your way home after a long night at the local bar, these GPS shoes will point you in the right direction. London-based Dominic Wilcox has developed prototype shoes that utilize GPS location to guide a person to their next destination. Developed with the help of Northampton shoe maker Stamp Shoes and a technology expert named Becky [...]

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Bryan Adam Exposes Celebs in his new Photography Book

Bryan Adams may be best known forever as the singer behind 1984′s coming-of-age rock classic “Summer of ’69.” For over a decade, though, when he hasn’t been rocking out, Adams has been pulling double-duty as a photographer, capturing stunning shots of musicians, actors and models for a slew of high-profile publications. Now some of his [...]

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The 10 most annoying concert behaviours

In the wake of Big Day Out, it has to be noted… Going to rock concerts has always meant dealing with a bunch of unruly people, many of them very drunk – but it seems like lately things have been worse than ever. Attention spans are at an all-time low, and the ubiquity of smartphones has [...]

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Curious Treasures

If Alice in Wonderland taught us anything, it is that an unassuming rabbit hole can be home to some of the most curious treasures. Inspired by Alice’s adventures, a group of Brisbane designers created the online boutique, Cotton Tail Rabbit. By stocking a range of craft, fashio9n, design and second hand products, the creators hope [...]

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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie at QT Gold Coast!

If for some reason, you sadly cannot join us for our Australia Day ‘Beats, Burgers and Bikini’s’ at Stingray lounge bar, then we’ll forgive you (on this one occasion). In fact, we’ll even give you a quick and easy recipe for the perfect share plate to take to your Aussie Day Bash – The Fair [...]

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Fairytale romance at QT!

The year’s most loved-up date is just around the corner and it’s during these splendid summer months that many blokes feel compelled to pop the big question. They say, “the proposal defines the man”…but before you breakout in a cold sweat, we’re here to help! Checkout The Heart Bandits who specialise in helping lads to [...]

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Childrens Creative art workshop

Finish the Christmas school holidays with a bang and head on down to Miami’s Rabbit + Cocoon cultural precinct for five fun-packed days of performing and visual arts for children. Workshops are facilitated by a team of highly creative and very experienced teachers and guest artists (all hold teaching qualifications and/or Blue Cards), and held [...]

Art
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Johnny Romeo goes POP

Johnny Romeo is an internationally acclaimed Australian pop painter whose energetic appropriation of comic book aesthetics and pop culture is capturing attention worldwide. With GQ Magazine describing his art as ‘part punk, part pop’, he draws inspiration from neo-Expressionism, rock’n’roll, graffiti art and Pop art. Johnny Romeo’s work critiques the madness of a modern world [...]

Art
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Naked City Guide

Naked City Guide was created in 2009 by a trio of creatives who couldn’t understand why Gold Coast culture was still a blind spot on the national radar. Following the overwhelming response from the book, they’ve put Naked online. Naked is a guide to Gold Coast venues that chalk up the fondest memories and the [...]

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In Situ

The opportunity to see an exotic animal in a zoo or circus is, for some people, an exciting and joyous activity. For others, the experience is burdened by the thought of animals in captivity, and the fact that the creatures have often been transplanted from their natural habitats to urban enclosures where their basic instincts [...]

Art
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The Surfer and the Mermaid

The Arts Centre Gold Coast and Bleach* present The Surfer and the Mermaid. Following the success of its sell out premiere at the Bleach Festival in 2012 and its critically acclaimed 26 performance season at the Bondi Pavilion in Sydney. The Arts Centre Gold Coast in partnership with Connecting Southern Gold Coast and the Bleach [...]

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BUXXXER, BY KOKORO

By Benjamen Judd The QT team are far from shy. In fact, we like to think we live by the words of Mae West – “the best way to behave, is to misbehave.” So with that in mind, proceed to read at your own peril… Italian design and creative group, Kokoro, have released a range [...]

Design
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Witu Goodness.

By Benjamen Judd Witu Goodness Neoprene is underrated. It’s the material of the future! Well, maybe not the future as it has been around for ages. But all the cool people use it – divers, photographers, equestrian mega-stars and hydroponic gardeners (yes, we know what that means). And now, Melbourne designers Elise Wilken and Natalie [...]

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Dinosaur Gelato

By Benjamen Judd It’s no secret that everyone in the QT office likes ice cream. And by likes we mean we would sell our mothers for it. And by sell, we mean we would literally sell our mothers for a bowl of ice cream. And we also think dinosaurs are cool. So we became happier [...]

Design
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Rebecca Valance

By Benjamen Judd Before starting up her own label, Rebecca Vallance was a fashion publicist for the likes of Kylie Minogue, Snoop Dog and Megan Gale. She even worked at fashion powerhouses, Prada, Gucci and Burberry. Splitting her time between Malta, Sydney and London, Rebecca’s approach to fashion is to go against the trend grain [...]

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