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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
Witu

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
Rebecca Vallance

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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We love Lanie Lane

This rockabilly princess is an absolute favourite of the QT Gold Coast crew. When she stays with us she is as fun as she is charming, and leaves us absolutely starstruck! She also has some serious musical chops, and a back catalogue that is fast becoming one of Australia’s most enviable with collaborations with the […]

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Alice in QT Land

When QT Gold Coast decides to entertain, they really turn up the charm! Why wouldn’t you plan your next event in this wonderland of designer decadence?!

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WILLI WONKER

Willy-they or Wonka-they?

Our ‘Willy Wonker’ ice-cream station is the newest addition to the Bazaar Market Place. Retro ice cream flavours like Rocky Road, Salted Caramel or Banana split are given the full Bazaar treatment, transformed into amazing creations right before your very eyes, using sweet sensations like pop rocks, skittles, timtams and bubblegum foam to create the […]

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Flume – Musical Wizardry.

Flume has taken out #1 place on our top Lobby Tunes this month, we can’t stop listening to his debut self-titled album, but another few songs we’ve got on repeat can be found below.   1. On Top feat. T Shirt – Flume 2. Miracle – The Temper Trap 3. My Boo – Ghost Town […]

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Bubblegum macaroon recipe

Macaroon shells: 300g almond meal 255g pure icing sugar 115g egg whites(A) 5g table salt Pink food colouring 270g fine caster sugar 75ml cold water 60g egg white(B)   Bubblegum Filling: 125ml cream 40g fine caster sugar(A) 4g pectin 6g fine caster sugar (B) 250g white chocolate 40g unsalted butter, died ½ packet pink Hubba Bubba […]

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Paradise Magazine

  QT Gold Coast features in this months Paradise Magazine. What a gorgeous shoot!

Fashion

spaQ summer special!

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We’re F!nk-ing

By Benjamen Judd F!nk is a bit of an institution within the design world. Not only are they stocked in international art institutes such as MoMA in New York and the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra – the label is behind some of the most famous household items of the past decade. The iconic […]

Design
Kate Sylvester

Kate and Douglas + Bec

By Benjamen Judd If you’ve taken yourself out on a lovely stroll up Oxford Street to Paddington, you may have noticed the Kate Sylvester store. The New Zealand designer has been enticing shoppers in with her range of elegant yet simple clothes for women for over a year now. You may have also noticed that […]

Design
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From Finland, With Colour.

By Benjamen Judd Former U.S. First Lady and style legend, Jackie Kennedy, was allegedly a huge fan of Finnish fashion and homewares label, Marimekko. They were famous for their bold prints and incredibly bright colours even back in 1951, when the brand first launched. Why are we talking about them? Because they are finally opening […]

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