Vaughan was a successful industrial engineer specializing in productivity consulting in the manufacturing industry before turning to his real passion and setting up a small manufacturing studio of his own in 1988. The skills learnt were readily incorporated and used to build a small business doing what he likes best, being creative, using his hands… Gifts that have blossomed over the years. Together with Karen his wife, a textile designer artist, they work together as a team putting ideas into tangible artworks, satisfying the creative spark that lives inside. Giving customers an experience to remember. Vaughan and Karen hand make their work from copper, brass, nickel, silver, and stainless steel, based in Cooroibah, just north of Noosa.
They have a diverse range of products, each piece individually produced. They also offer the service of custom designing to suit your space, making unique artwork for clients that want something different. The custom-made pieces range from eclectic lighting to wall art pieces and water features. The colour of the finished pieces vary from black through to blue/green Verdi (a metal colouring technique called oxidization), obtained by using various chemical, polishes and lacquers using a technique perfected over the years. Karen’s role is in designing, marketing, client liaison and as an artist. Oil, acrylic and fabric painting D’art. Together they create 24/7 and are happy to discuss making a special piece for you.