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OCEANIA. ~ A celebration of the subtleties of the ocean.

When I was 5 years old, my family and I moved from Northern NSW to a place called Townsville in North Queensland, a coastal town that is a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. I spent my childhood years endlessly in and out of the great, healing, mysterious, soothing body of water that is the Pacific Ocean. I believe that with each visit to the shores, each snorkelling adventure out to witness the beauty of the underwater rhythms of life and each bob over every sneaky little wave, the ocean slowly wove itself into the core of my being. There is the obvious beauty of the ocean yes. The salty air, the ever-shifting colours of the shoreline, the soothing sound...

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TSV FLOOD RELIEF \ The Coastline Connection Mini Series

  You may have heard about the recent floods in Townsville, North Queensland, where our studio is located and where Fiona (aka Mum) lovingly handcrafts every single Next of Kin product. In an effort to contribute to the disaster relief, we have decided to release a mini drop of mugs online from the 'Colours Of The Coastline Collection'. $5 from each sale will go towards flood relief in Townsville. We are so, so thankful that our studio was not affected by the floods but many people in our community (including close friends of ours) have lost their entire homes and all their possessions. It has been a devastating and heartbreaking few weeks for North Queensland and the aftermath just seems...

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Introducing Citrus Ochres

Introducing the Limited Edition Citrus Ochres Mug. ~~ A fresh take on our Original mug; featuring a tonal-grey flecked glaze spattered with orange and inspired by all things citrus. Created in the Summer and designed to be sipped from on long, balmy afternoons as the sun slants lazily through window panes and day fades slowly into night.  Shop the Citrus Ochres Mug here  

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Find Us at Finders Keepers

We are very excited to announce that we will be a part of The Finders Keepers AW17 Market in Melbourne in July! Come along and see us at the Royal Exhibition Building from July 14-16. In addition to the Original Next of Kin mug, at The Finders Keepers AW17 markets, we will present to you 'The Slow Seasons' - a tableware collection inspired by Autumn/Winter, designed and made exclusively for sale at Finders Keepers.  

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Mayde Tea x Next of Kin

  We live in an age of fast-paced consumption. Whether it’s information, images, food, lifestyle products and more. We want it now. We want it easy and we want more more more. Feeding into this state of being means that people do not truly absorb so many beautiful moments of their life. With this in mind, we have partnered with Mayde Tea to become part of the movement that has begun in many millennials to move away from these unhealthy patterns and towards slow, thought-provoking lifestyles. Founded by Kate Dalton, who has studied naturopathy, nutrition and herbal medicine, we have been long admiring the Mayde Tea brand and Kate's ethos. As such, we could not be more excited to be able...

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