Posted In: September, 2013

Awesome Festival

Posted On: 30th of September, 2013
Posted In: Out and About

5-18 October – Perth Cultural Centre

The AWESOME International Arts Festival for Bright Young Things is a showcase of amazing and exciting contemporary art from all over the world. Young people and their grown ups are invited to enjoy an extraordinary array of both free and ticketed film, animation, theatre, contemporary dance and music, sculpture, installation and new media in the Perth Cultural Centre.

Our favourite pics include Dreamstore, where inside the store you don’t buy… you dream, you design, and you create your very own ‘Dreamproduct’.

And at the Western Australian Museum you can help create Dinosaur Island - bring your own recyclable household material to create your masterpiece.

See the full program here.

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Looking For Our Next Feature Artist

Posted On: 26th of September, 2013
Posted In: Store News

The Butcher Shop is looking for an artist to feature on our upcoming OnWilliam Christmas Card - are you keen?

If so email us with a link to your Creative Crops profile so we can check out your work.

Once we have selected an artist OnWilliam will work with you to get your design to print, including paying you a $150 artist fee. All featured artists must be sourced from Creative Crops, so if you haven't already create your free artist profile today.

Applications close Wednesday 2 October.

Queens Birthday Trading

Posted On: 25th of September, 2013
Posted In: Store News

Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
Monday 30th of September
Fremantle - Closed
Northbridge - Open 11am - 5pm

Skate Deck Art Project

Posted On: 21st of September, 2013
Posted In: Out and About

The City of Cockburn is looking for artists to help build a sculpture by creating art on a skate deck this October school holidays.

The City of Cockburn are looking for help to decorate 70 decks that will then be built into a sculpture to be placed at the market garden swamp skate park.

Decks and art materials are supplied.

Works to paint the decks will take place on:
Monday 7, Tuesday 8, Wednesday 9 and Friday 11 October (if required)
11:00am – 3:00pm Daily

For more info please call 9411 3884 or visit City of Cockburn Youth Services on Facebook.

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Mr Simple Spring!

Posted On: 20th of September, 2013
Posted In: Store News

New spring season stock from Gentleman's Outfitter Mr Simple has just arrived.

Tees, short and long sleeve button ups and shorts are now on the shelves and in the online store.

View the range in the online store

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Well Dressed Vandals

Posted On: 17th of September, 2013
Posted In: Store News

Well Dressed Vandals new collection is now instore.

$29 to $55 - View the range in the online store

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Grand Scheme Caps

Posted On: 14th of September, 2013
Posted In: Store News

New season Grand Scheme caps are now instore.

$55 - View range in the online store

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New Season Oli.

Posted On: 13th of September, 2013
Posted In: Store News

New season tees and five panels by local Perth brand Oli. are now instore.

Oli Clothing is a small clothing line founded and produced by Oliver McDonald. Starting in 2012, Oli looks at providing authentic and original hand drawn designs and hand printed clothing.


$35 to $55 - view in the online store

Win 4x Oli. Tees!

Posted On: 12th of September, 2013
Posted In: Instore Events

MAKESHIFT kicks off today - visit The Butcher Shop Northbridge which is hosting local designer Oli. - jump in the photobooth for your chance to win, and collect a free Makeshift pin!

Makeshift Pins

Posted On: 12th of September, 2013
Posted In: Instore Events

The MAKESHIFT hunt has started! Collect 1 of 8 free pins from The Butcher Shop Northbridge - all venues open until 8pm tonight!

Hurry, supplies are limited.

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Molotow Refill Extension

Posted On: 10th of September, 2013
Posted In: Store News

If you're a MOLOTOW™ One4All marker fan, you'll love the new Molotow Refill Extensions.

Screw on your favourite markers between the valve and the barrel for super easy refilling. Available in 3 sizes to fit all Molotow marker barrels.


$2.00 - $3.00 View in the online store

Make a Stand

Posted On: 10th of September, 2013
Posted In: Out and About

City of Stirling's Make a Stand free program give young people the chance to pick up some skills in Urban Art and Break Dancing.

Workshops are happening throughout September and October in Scarborough and Mirrabooka.

Visit the City of Stirling website for all the info and to register.

Pecha Kucha

Posted On: 10th of September, 2013
Posted In: Out and About

Pecha Kucha is one of our favourite places to get inspired and hear what other creative and clever people are up to.

Get along to the next Pecha Kucha evening - the theme is 'hidden heroes'.

Turner Galleries
6pm doors open
$5 tickets at door
drinks available

Visit the Facebook event for more info.

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The Quiet Life Caps

Posted On: 8th of September, 2013
Posted In: Store News

Loads of new season The Quiet Life caps are now instore.

$59.95 - View the range in the online store

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Herschel Realtree

Posted On: 6th of September, 2013
Posted In: Store News

Herschel's limited edition Realtree ® collection is now instore.

This special edition collection features licensed Realtree ® camo fabric. Founded in 1986, Realtree prints can be seen as distinct works of art. Created as illusionary fabrics to aid hunters, bird-watchers and individuals with a need to mimic the look of the forest.

Available in the Johnny Wallet, Heritage Backpack and Sutton Duffle.


$39 to $199 - View in the online store

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Montana Black USB Stick

Posted On: 6th of September, 2013
Posted In: Store News

We have managed to get our hands on a few more of these special little guys!

$19.95 - View in the online store

Art Meets Beer

Posted On: 5th of September, 2013
Posted In: Out and About

Neighbourhood is a new locally brewed beer - launching at Ezra Pound this September!

Neighbourhood a keeping it local, with the first limited release featuring Northbridge.

To celebrate the launch 11 local artists from a vast array of backgrounds ranging from tattooists to illustrators to painters. They will be doing their thing on a limited edition growler (old style beer bottle) and also an A3 piece. All work will encompass the theme of 'Neighbourhood'.

Featured Artists: Deathbed, Benjamin Kovacsy , Martin E. Wills, Cheeks, Anya Brock, Cris Williams, Ryan Smith, Thomas Sweetman, Valeria Palegna, Adam Ciccini, Emily Shingleton

More details at www.OnWilliam.com.au/makeshift

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Build @ The Butcher Shop

Posted On: 5th of September, 2013
Posted In: Instore Events

The Butcher Shop is proud to host BUILD this September - a series of activity promoting local streetwear designers.

Build : Streetwear Collaboration Exhibition
Opens: Thursday 12 September 6-8pm, Runs: Friday 13 September 10am-9pm, Saturday 14 September 10am - 6pm, Sunday 15 September 10am - 5pm

Teaming up the best of local streetwear talent to collaborate their different design aesthetics to create one cut and sew piece to feature in the BUILD exhibition. Each collab will document the process and give you an insight as to what it’s like to go from concept to construction.



Build : Street Markets
Friday 13 September 6-9pm, Saturday 14 September 10am - 6pm, Sunday 15 September 10am - 3pm

BUILD Markets are presenting the best that local streetwear has to offer over three days. Including beats, fly clothes and honey dips.


Build : Industry Talks
Sunday 15 September 3pm - 5pm

Immerse yourself in every facet of the Perth fashion industry during the BUILD Industry Talks, featuring speakers from a variety of backgrounds including real estate development, graphic design, printing and photography.

MOSAIC: 24 Hours

Posted On: 5th of September, 2013
Posted In: Out and About

Anyone and everyone in Western Australia is invited to set aside a couple of minutes on Saturday September 28th to capture a moment from their day on camera for MOSAIC, a unique photography project which captures 24 hours of life in Western Australia. All submitted photos will then be used to create an exhibition in Brookfield place this November.

Unlike traditional photography exhibitions, participants are able to use the tools at their disposal to capture their photo including smart phones, DSLRs, tablets and point and shoot cameras. There are no age restrictions, as long as you are in Western Australia on September 28, you are welcome to participate.

Here’s how to get involved:

REGISTER // August 27 - September 27
Register your interest in the project. You can opt in to receive a free text message reminder about the photo day. Register here: http://tinyurl.com/register-mosaic

CAPTURE // September 28
Capture a highlight from your day on your camera, smart phone, tablet or any other tool at your disposal. Use the hashtag #mosaicprojectwa to share your photo through social media.

SUBMIT // September 28 – October 4
Submit your image via our website or email your photo to hello@propel.org.au with your name and contact details.

VISIT // November 4 – 15
Visit your image in exhibition at the Brookfield Place Lobby.

More info at www.propel.org.au

Threesome

Posted On: 3rd of September, 2013
Posted In: Out and About

An exhibition like no other! All 20 pieces are pasted up around the Northbridge area for you to discover. Check out the map on our website or stumble across one whilst buying a coffee!

The exhibition works in 3 steps:

FIND: All 20 pieces are pasted up around the Northbridge area for you to discover. Check out the map on our website or stumble across one whilst buying a coffee!

TAG: Tag each artwork on instagram using the hash tag on the poster. When you find all 20, email us your instagram name to lachie@thedesignkids.com.au and the first person to find all the artworks wins!

WIN: Win our prize pack of design goodies!
* A ticket to Artlab Creative Conference
* Two signed & numbered prints from Askew and Fintan Magee via Stupid Krap
* $100 The Butcher Shop voucher

Visit the Facebook event here.

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Rockwell - Spring 2013

Posted On: 1st of September, 2013
Posted In: Store News

New season stock by Amsterdam brand Rockwell has just arrived.

View the new goodies in the online store here.