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Our first wholesale order!

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It’s a lovely feeling when someone invests their belief into what you do and decides to throw some money your way! Café 1901 in Jesmond have commission Dissterkast to make 23 table planters and 8 larger planters for the toilet windows all with added colour and gold foil detailing. Cafe 1901 is situated in an […]

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Branding DisasterKast

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When I had the idea to start DisasterKast it was to remain the epitome of resourcefulness, found/reused waste objects made into visually strong interior wares, decor and useful products for the home, office or quite frankly wherever you choose to put them. The logo is simply based on simple brutalist influences (growing up in Sheffield […]

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Disasters & Development

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Over the past week, I have enjoyed cement based triumphs and gravity related hiccups on a growing scale. From dropping my new black concrete bowls x 2, through to snapping casts due to not letting things dry correctly. So this week sees the introduction of drying racks and a proper system for drying, casting, costing […]

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Happy Accidents

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I use a fair few spray cans in my painting based artwork (see: www.iambobzilla.co.uk), so while experimental concrete casting in my formative cement-based early days I used an empty aerosol can as an inner for the mould, not realising you’d need to use a fair bit of release aid (Petroleum Jelly, cooking spray etc) the result […]

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