Makeover for Nickelodeon icons


When Nickelodeon moved to its new HQ in East Sydney, we were asked to apply some changes and creative spit’n’polish for two of its entertainment icons, SpongeBob Squarepants and MTV Moonman.

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Shining a light on Pyrex


Pyrex is the original heat-resistant glass ovenware introduced in the early 1900s, and the trusted name for generations of homemakers. It’s still an innovator in the cookware scene, 100 years on.   In May, World Kitchen engaged Big Kahuna Imagineering to realise Pyrex’s 100-year anniversary display in the windows of David Jones’ Sydney and Melbourne stores.
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Where Are They Now? 

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It’s been a full three years and counting since we started our scholarship program for design  students at NIDA. Recipients are hand picked by Head of Design, Michael Scott‐Mitchell. The funding helps buy the materials they need to experiment, and offsets living costs  such as food, transport and rent.

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AACTA Awards 2015

Hope you all enjoyed watching the 4th Annual AACTA Awards last night at The Star in Sydney.

“The AACTA Awards are held annually in recognition and celebration of Australia’s highest achievements in film and television, as judged by the industry itself. AFI | AACTA also recognises screen excellence, regardless of geography, through the AACTA International Awards, held each January in Los Angeles.”

Big Kahuna was asked to make another six of the giant golden statues that graced the stage and were used for celebrity photo opportunities at the AACTA event both in Sydney and LA.

The first 6 statues (we made in 2012) were shipped to the USA and also featured in the newly announced G’Day USA & AACTA partnership launch – nice to see them getting a workout! . They looked a treat (at both events) if we do say so ourselves!

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Another job well done – good one Jim and Saara who were in charge of all the moulding/demoulding and the beautiful but painstaking gold paint job!

More photos to come…