Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Kids' Wall Art by Go Benny Go

Finally. Go Benny Go is here! Our website and Etsy Store have gone live, launching with kids' wall art in the form of printed canvases and posters. Gift cards are planned for release in the next few months, and it is our hope that there will be many more products to follow. Take a look at our first collection of children's canvas art prints. It truly felt like it would never happen, but here they are:

Go Benny Go Kids' Wall Art - Counting Monsters Triptych
Bedding and toy are also Go Benny Go designs but are currently not available for purchase.

Above is my favourite from the collection - a three piece set of 30cm x 30cm canvases featuring our counting monsters. Each monster has something that corresponds to the number next to him, such as 4 legs, or 12 flies. See if you can spot what they are; here are the same characters in poster format:

Go Benny Go Kids' Wall Art - Counting Monsters A2 Poster
Printed on quality 250gsm satin stock

We will show some close-ups of the counting monsters on the Go Benny Go Blog shortly. All the other prints in the first collection are 20cm x 20cm canvases, and we have a range of both girls and boys' designs.

Go Benny Go Kids' Wall Art - Miss Molly's Brolly, and A Daisy Day
Bedding and toy are also Go Benny Go designs but are currently not available for purchase.

Go Benny Go Kids' Wall Art - A Daisy Day

Go Benny Go Kids' Wall Art - Miss Molly's Brolly

Go Benny Go Kids' Wall Art - A Day in Autumn

 Go Benny Go Kids' Wall Art - Nighty Nite Bunny, Blue

Nighty Nite Bunny is also available in Purple and Lilac

Go Benny Go Kids' Wall Art - Freewheelin'

And some of you may recognise this cool cat - we have shown him on Kitty as a Picture before. Meet Benny...

Go Benny Go Kids' Wall Art - Benny and the Rocket

Our focus has been firmly on quality. We have taken great care to ensure the prints are of the highest standard and we are proud of the result. There is a vibrancy and clarity to the prints that is impossible to convey in web images. We use genuine pigment inks, formulated with built-in UV protection to inhibit fading, and a quality U.S manufactured canvas - a heavy weight 430gsm with a lovely texture, it exceeds the standards of the Worldwide Fine Art Trade Guild for archival quality. For extra protection the canvases are sealed with a couple of coats of laminate, protecting against UV fading, scratching, and water. The laminate also contains anti-fungal components. The prints are hand-stretched over high quality kiln-dried New Zealand pine stretcher bars, and come ready to hang. If looked after they will last a lifetime.

We've aimed to create a unique range that will stimulate a child's imagination; canvases that last and can be kept as a memento of a childhood. We hope you like our collection.

Please visit the Go Benny Go website to see more images of of our kids' wall art collection.
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A Discount Code for Kitty as a Picture Readers

Readers of Kitty as a Picture who wish to purchase a Go Benny Go printed canvas are invited to use our discount code KITTY for an 8% discount, valid until the end of July 2011 at gobennygo.com. We ship worldwide.
With every purchase from gobennygo.com we will be making a donation to Jigsaw, a not-for-profit organisation focused on the well-being of all New Zealand children and their families. The diverse group of independent, community-based social service agencies that make up the Jigsaw network, advocate against all forms of child abuse, neglect, and family violence and provide support to families so they can raise their children in safe and nurturing ways.

Go Benny Go at Cosset Café, Auckland

The new Go Benny Go collection of kids' wall art will be exhibited at Cosset Café in Mt Albert, Auckland, from Monday 27 June until Sunday 3 July. If you haven't already been to Cosset you are sure to enjoy it - the coffee is excellent, and the food too is fantastic. The café has a lovely ambiance and is my favourite in Auckland; I feel very privileged to be able to show our artworks there. Get along next week, soak up the cool vibes of Cosset, and check out Go Benny Go at the same time.

3 comments:

  1. I think they are fabulous - very clever. My son is two he is obsessed with the moon, numbers, umbrellas and faces...so there is so much for him to like. The bedding! That is stunning I would buy in a heartbeat if (fingers crossed when) available...

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  2. Thanks Nic! The quilts and cushions are samples we designed a few years ago now. They never quite made it to manufacture for a host of reasons. It is something I would like to bring into the collection later - I would love to have a bedding range for sure :)

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  3. LOVE your bedroom....the bed is gorgeous..in love with the color!

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