Britt Bass Turner iPad and iPhone Cases

The artist adds a punch of color to an otherwise monotone device with her rainbow-colored creations

While not usually fans of loud or flashy cases for our mobile devices, we were impressed by the vibrant, playful appeal of Athens, GA-based artist Britt Bass Turner‘s iPad and iPhone accessories. All bright colors and thick brushstrokes, the abstract designs look like they were created in a joyful, artistic frenzy (and are pleasantly reminiscent of Australian artist Ken Done‘s work). As a celebrated fine …

Word of Mouth Melbourne: Shopping

Special spaces and local treasures in our guide to the dynamic and ever-evolving Australian city

Melbourne might not boast the weather or the beaches of many other Australian cities, but it’s a town that prides itself on culture and style. There is a myriad of stores from the southside to the north and everywhere between, all offering something unique, in spaces that feel as special as the products they sell. Whether shopping for objects by local designers and artists or …

Formula Five Chili Lip Balm

Made with all-natural ingredients, this product moisturizes and nourishes—while adding some extra zing

Made with just cocoa butter, beeswax, avocado oil, almond oil and chili, Australian-made Formula Five lip balm is an all-natural way to moisturize, nourish and perfect your pout. Created and developed by Sarah James, the balm isn’t only for chili enthusiasts. James is usually anti-spice herself, but likes the sensation it creates, “I hate eating chili. It makes my nose run and my eyes water, …