Behind the Scenes: Red Tiki T-Shirt Design


If you visit the island this month you're likely to see some slaves looking very dapper in their brand new Red Tiki t-shirts. The shirts were designed in house by the super duper talented designer they call... Ado! This post gives you a sneak peek into the process of conceptualising and refining the design from the hand drawn grassroots beginnings to the final product printed at The Fabric Printer



Tiki head sketch #1 for the front of the t-shirts. 



Tiki worker brandishes a cocktail in his tail whilst working on a website. This is set ...

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The Story of Professor Jimmy Choo

The Story of Professor Jimmy Choo

Last month the lucky Red Tiki social media team worked on The Story of Professor Jimmy Choo OBE Exhibition at Claremont Quarter in Perth, Australia. This exclusive exhibition featured original sketches, images and bespoke one-of-a-kind couture shoes from the Jimmy Choo Couture line, giving insight into the life, work and inspiration of the legendary shoe designer. 

With the one-off Jimmy Choo Couture creations tucked safely within glass cabinets, we wanted to give exhibition-goers the experience of digitally turning each shoe ...

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International Creativity GOLD!

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We just won GOLD @ the 42nd International Creativity Awards with our friends at Dessein for our work on the Café Corporate website!

The lovely Tracy at Dessein entered the site & low & behold our work was a winner!

With hundreds of entries from approximately 20 countries we were happily surprised to be listed among the winners. We’re honored to be placed among the ranks of such highly esteemed design talent especially considering the calibre of the other winners. 
To check out all the winners click here! 

We love to collaborate on fun projects and the ...

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We Love What We Do and It Pays Off!

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It’s been nuts of late on Tiki Island. Never before have we had so many people interested in working with us and wanting to know what we can do. If you want to know more about us then this post is for you!

Since being a finalist in the South by Southwest Interactive Business Awards last year, getting shortlisted in the MacFarlane Awards nabbing another Awwwards 'Site of the Day' and featured on the Shopify examples page we’ve been inundated. Certainly can’t complain.

Although our Tiki Island base is ...

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Sassy Duck Sails into Retail

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We’ve worked with Sassy Duck for years. In fact they were among the first of our clients. We’ve created & recreated their wholesale website since 2004.
Every season I would admire their collection as I prepped the pics for web & loaded them online. There was always a colour and/or design that caught my eye.

Inevitably I’d end up purchasing several bags from each collection for myself. I found it easy to justify as almost all their range is under $50! That plus the fact that I may have a little fashion/shopping addiction ;).

The Sassy Duck range became a staple ...

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Red Tiki Launches!

Red Tiki - It comes from the deep!

Well, we're absolutely Tikified to announce the launch of our brand new Red Tiki website.
"What’s Red Tiki?" we hear you mutter. Well, we’re a group of animators, web and graphic designers who love to animate and design things – and create and inspire too!

We've all served our time in the corporate world designing shiny logos, beautiful brochures, workmanlike websites and slick animation  - so we know our stuff. But we thought it’s high time that we put some funk into functionality and got working with clients who appreciated a bit of arty, off-the-wall thinking ...

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