THETRAY.SHOP began with a random comment from my mother, Viola, during a weekly FaceTime call.
I live in Australia where I’m now a citizen. Mum lives in Sweden. We’re hemispheres apart, but now use modern technology to work on product design.
My name is Rickard Vikström. I grew up near the Arctic Circle in Sweden, working with my parents in our home decorating shop.
Mum was always very creative, something my father jokingly said made more work for him. When she suggested we make some trays together, it was very random! But — not at all unlike her, so I wasn’t surprised. She’s full of good ideas like this.
Come say 'Hej' at The Big Design Market in Sydney, Royal Hall of Industries 7-9 December.
Every year on the first weekend of December the traditional and very popular Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar is held in the lush gardens surrounding Toorak House. The event has become the highlight of Christmas for many locals with over 12.000 visitors.
THETRAY.SHOP will be back in Melbourne for the event on 1-2 December!
Australian designer Kevin Brackley creates surface patterns inspired by the beaches and natural beauty that surround him.
Based in Sydney, his style embraces both analog and digital media, whether it be painting with watercolours, sketching with ink, or digitally refining and manipulating artwork for a variety of products.
Kevin’s designs often embrace an exuberance of colour, or explore a more Scandinavian design aesthetic. Drawn to both flora and geometry, he aims to instil a sense of joy and wonderment in his art.
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