Christmas and New Year - closed until 8th January 2011

Happy Christmas and best wishes for the New Year from all the Future Shelter team. We have soooooo many ideas for next year! The Angove St shop and online store will be closed from 3pm today (24th Dec) until Saturday 8th January 2011.

As our Christmas gift to you, we off you some advice from the 1885 Edition of "Workshop Receipts for the use of Manufacturers, Mechanics and Scientific Amateurs". Christmas is often a time to relax and take some time to explore a new or old hobby. Can we suggest taking up drawing? Here is advice on sharpening your pencil and finishing your drawing....

"Let him always work calmly"
For the final cleaning of the drawing, stale bread is suggested... there's sure to be plenty around over the holidays. Maybe a glass of wine to help you be calm.See you in the New Year! (with your new drawings)

Jane and Adam x


Christmas sack - reprint

In the future people will be trading these Christmas sacks as they are as precious as gold :) We reprinted them and we have a limited amount so don't wait around if you missed the first run. This run is made of 100% Cotton, printed with eco-friendly inks and is Made in Perth.

Also... just a reminder that we open tomorrow from 9am to 1pm so if you have left things a little bit later than what you would have hoped and you don't want to be squashed at Karrinyup, pop by and we can offer a smile & air-conditioning. We would offer a glass of wine too but it might be a bit early on a Sunday morning....


New coasters - Kings Park Edition

All our coasters are pressed, printed and sanded in our workshop and have our laser engraved logo on the back. Here is a new set of 6 inspired by our mural for that we developed for Aspects in Kings Park.


Christmas Opening Hours - open this Sunday!

Scenes from the studio today.

Extra Opening Hours up to Christmas

Sun 12th Dec - 9am - 1pm
Thurs 16th Dec - 10am - 8pm
Sun 19th Dec - 9am - 1pm
Thurs 23rd Dec - 10am - 8pm


Other things organised neatly

Inspired by Meet Me At Mikes blog post about the Utensilo wall mounted organiser I felt the need to share ours! We get so many comments from people who come in the store and love it. Here are a few photos of the design studio at the back of our store. And our industrial revolution sign located over the door to our workshop... we feel we're part of the new industrial revolution of small scale, local design and workshop manufacturers.

Things organised neatly....


Subi Upmarket - Thursday 2nd December 2010

If you are stuck for presents for your partner this year - why not flatter your loved one with this cheekly engraved trophy "World Champion - the best at nearly everything" or "First Class - really good" or myabe "Definitely the Best - so far". They'll be flattered but not too much that it will go to their head. In the world of being politically correct this is the trophy for you. You are not saying you are the World Champion of anything in particular. You may be the Best at something but only up to now.... hehe

We'll be showing our Christmas range at the Subi Street Festival today. If you haven't been before this is a great night market with and a good start to the festive season.

When: Thursday 2nd December 2010
Time: 5pm-9pm
Where: Lower end of Rokeby Rd between Hay St and Roberts Rd