YouBeaut Designs

Joined June 2009

Product design is the Australian YouBeaut Design team’s main occupation. We love it! Our working background is in book publishing.

The print-on-demand phenomena of recent times arrived just a few years into what is now being called ‘the third industrial revolution’. It is variously called revolutionary or disruptive, depending on ones point of view. There is no doubt it is a vehicle for social change.
Whatever we think about new and different ways of doing things, one thing is certain; creativity can now be expressed in a way that lets the whole world view what we create, be it via images or words. We are all on show now if we choose to be. Enjoy it while you can. Who knows what comes next?
Pictured below is Matilda who lives near us. Click on the image to view her on more than fifty different products.

Alpacas are different to many domesticated animals. They share some of the amusing traits of an intelligent being along with some of the attributes usually credited to dogs, cats, goats, horses, and even parrots. The Alpaca in this delightful picture was photographed looking over a fence in central Victoria in south-eastern Australia.

  • Joined: June 2009

Journal

What's in a name?

When I recently tried to track down something or someone in reference to a local event, I realised that not too long ago, nicknames for men were common but for some reason this was no longer the case. Trying to work out who Milky Jack really was, or the given name for Dook Cox, led me to a senior local identity for help, someone who had fond memories of the days when nicknames were commonplace ev…
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Threatened Australia - The wide bleak land

Just a few years before heading to Europe to serve with the AIF in 1941, Jock Picks, a young scientist and farmer from South Australia announced in his newly published book “Australia’s Dying Heart – Soil Erosion in the Inland” that “The only aspect of erosion which has not received much attention is the political and social one. I can foresee more difficulty in disentangling the mass of c…
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Kangaroos as Neighbours

A long black shadow slid across the boards of the veranda and up the wall covering the curtained bedroom window of the weatherboard cottage. Big Lennie stood and listened as he did every night when he got to number 43, but no dog or human sound came from the house. Smaller shadows appeared alongside Lennie’s then passed on as they moved across the garden. / Forget the Walking Dead and zombies and…
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