Published on June 29th, 2012 | by Ramon Trotman0
Dosh Wallet: 2012 Art Collection
Dosh is back again with another collection of wallets that’s sure to please. This time they’ve brought some really dope collaborations to the plate! Check in at their website for more.
dosh is a Sydney based designer accessories brand, founded by Henri
Spaile and Mark Armstrong. The dosh design philosophy is to create
functional, innovative wallets for the modern, go-anywhere individual.
Utilizing the latest advanced polymer materials and manufacturing
processes, dosh wallets are iconic, super-slim and totally unique.
Their wallets are now a global success story currently stocked in
premium fashion, design and streetwear stores around the world.
This July dosh will launch the "Wallets as Art" collection, curated by
The Art Park, which will see the dosh Magic wallet transformed by
renowned Australian contemporary artists Beastman, We Buy Your
Kids and Ben Brown.
Introducing the artists:
Beastman – www.beastman.com.au
Beastman is an artist whose tightly detailed and often symmetrical
paintings depict a parallel world of hope and survival where his
instantly recognisable and loveable characters spawn from the
elements of the earth, as if nature has come to life in a way we could
never have imagined. One of Australia’s most distinctive and prolific
artists, Beastman has exhibited his work and painted large scale
murals all over Australia as well as in London, Berlin, Hong Kong and
Beastman says: "Spending vs. Saving - The patterns and elements in
this design are taken from the stylised, futuristic landscapes used in
my more recent paintings."
We Buy Your Kids – www.wbyk.com.au
WBYK is Sonny Day & Biddy Maroney who live and work in Sydney,
Australia. WBYK are exhibiting artists as well as commercial illustrators
operating as a small multi-disciplinary design studio, collaborating
with a set of talented web developers, animators and photographers.
WBYK have illustrated and designed work for brands including
Adidas,Urban Outfitters, MTV, and a long list of Australian and
WBYK says: "The idea behind this is old school skate graphics with a
bit of mysticism/psychedelica thrown in for good measure."
Ben Brown – www.benbrown.com.au
Ben Brown has been drawing and designing all manner of
promotional and commercial material for a mixed variety of clients
and exhibitions for over twenty years. His interest in music has led to
work for local and international acts including Silverchair, Nirvana, Fat
Boy Slim and others. Ben has also been involved in the surf industry
and has produced work for many of the major surf companies and
magazines. He has designed merchandise and clothing for Insight, Rip
Curl, O’neill and others.
Ben says: "This piece caries on from a series of works I have created
which strip away the facade of much loved junk culture icons. Many of
us have these images affectionately burned in to our subconscious;
stories, songs and idea’s that will live forever in space, time and
The dosh "Wallets as Art" collection is available at doshbrand.com
and dosh stockists worldwide from July 1st 2012, retailing for $49.95
All dosh wallets are crafted at dosh’s Sydney headquarters, using the highest quality materials and
production processes. The wallet bodies are moulded in the advanced polymer material "desmopan®", a
highly durable, water resistant material with a luxurious, soft- touch feel. The integrated money
clips are all handmade from high grade, brushed