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Kate Jackson
#encompasspicnic

#encompasspicnic

encompass verb Surround and have or hold within picnic noun An occasion when a packed meal is eaten outdoors, especially during an outing to the countryside encompass picnic noun The feeling/sensation within from spending time in nature and sharing it with those you love on a picnic It's true ol' mamma nature bears us many gifts; beautiful blooms, breathtaking sunsets, mouth-watering fruits (they’re countless really). But have you thought much about how she makes you feel? Or when you share that experience with others? In our fast-paced technological age, it’s becoming almost a necessity to switch-off and connect with nature....

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Kate Jackson
“What’s that?” Kickstarter and the crowdfunding basics

“What’s that?” Kickstarter and the crowdfunding basics

What is crowdfunding? I googled it (as you do) and this is what Wiki had to say about it. “Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.” Thank you google. So let’s imagine you had a great idea, you’ve spent days, months and years of your time along with every single cent you own on prototypes, sourcing, trademarks, domains… really I should stop here, the list does go on. Now your idea is ready to be shown to the world and they’re...

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Kate Jackson
MEET THE MAKER

MEET THE MAKER

FROM THE BEGINNING I spent my free-range childhood running wild on the family farm in Tyalgum, a small village on the boarder of Queensland and New South Wales. After completing my studies I continued to travel the country until finally settling in Sydney. Working my way up in Retail, from Sales Assistant to Assistant Buyer I decided to take a year off overseas. Travelling through Asia to Europe I returned inspired to explore other creative outlets. Studying Interior Design and working alongside well-known talents in the industry, I took the leap, with the support of family and friends, to go...

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