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New Wave Vision


Hayden Cox

Cinema A, GoMA

Free

Business / Sport

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Hayden Cox

Hayden Cox

Hayden Cox is a designer from Sydney, Australia. He is the founder of Haydenshapes surfboards and inventor of patented carbon fiber board technology, Futureflex. Best known for his award winning and global # 1 best selling surfboard design Hypto Krypto, he is also recognized for notable and unconventional brand projects with the likes of Alexander Wang, Audi and a string of international brands and local artists.

He’s also an author. His book New Wave Vision chronicles 20 years of building his business having started at the age of 15 whilst still in high school. Most recently and as a unique design project on the side, Hayden was personally invited by Westpac bank to design and create a range of tap and pay wearable accessories as part of it’s introduction into the Australian market which we will see launch in the coming months.

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Phil Brown

Phil Brown

Phil Brown is Arts Editor of The Courier-Mail and has a popular column in the lifestyle magazine Brisbane News. He has written for a range of national and international newspapers and magazines and has published his poetry widely in the mainstream press and literary journals. He is the author of two books of verse - Plastic Parables (Metro Community Press) and An Accident in the Evening (Interactive Press). His book of humorous travel stories, Travels with My Angst (UQP, 2004) was short-listed for the Arts Queensland Steele Rudd Award at the 2005 Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards. Any Guru Will Do (UQP 2006) was the second in his memoir series. From 1963 to 1970 he lived in Hong Kong where his father ran a construction company. He lives in Brisbane’s north with his wife Sandra, son Hamish and a Maltese Shi Tzu called Sarge.

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