About Vector Etch


Vector Etch is an online custom laser cutting and laser engraving service based in Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

We offer a variety of services, including laser cutting, laser engraving, stamps, and more. Our services, combined with our selection of supplies, provides a one-stop-shop for artists, crafters, designers, illustrators and designer-makers to replicate artworks in a range outcomes such as jewellery, accessories, home wares and more.

You can order most custom laser cut items from our shop with any black and white artwork, so computer program skills aren’t necessary to place an order. However, if you’re familiar with creating vector artworks, you can order by material sheet at a discounted rate.

We are an online service. Our studio where we work is located at 241H 49 Station Road, Yeerongpilly, QLD 4105, Australia. Our open hours for browsing samples or picking up orders are Monday to Friday between 10am – 3pm. We do not have a shop front (such as card facilities) at our studio, because we are only able to accept orders and sales via our website (including material samples swatches, which are typically made to order).

If you have an enquiry that you would like to to consult with us about, please get in touch via email (vectoretchella@gmail.com). You can email us anytime, and we will get back to you asap with all of the help that we can provide. You may drop into our studio to view material samples during open hours. If you drop in to our studio for a consult, the right person to assist you may not always be able to make time available so please email to check first.

About Our Laser Machines

Our lasers are vital tools to Vector Etch and we love them dearly. Our laser cutters are Trotec machines, designed and made in Austria. Trotec are a leading company in the laser industry and provide the best for laser cutting engraving. Because they come from Trotec, they are able to quickly achieve very fine and precise details – giving you the best results in the quickest time possible.

Our Story and Background

Vector Etch was first launched in 2014 by Andy Holloway to create laser cut jewellery for his partner, Ella. Since then, Vector Etch has grown to be a team of four, and offers custom laser cutting (worldwide!) for jewellery makers, crafters and designers. We also offer a variety of services and products associated with creating and selling laser cut jewellery and small products, such as stamps, jewellery tags, signs, etc. All of our services are carried out in our studio in Yeerongpilly, and we are thrilled to share our resources with others to assists them to produce laser cut pieces. We’ve recently started creating online tutorials and hosting workshops to share some of the things that we have learnt – we love helping and seeing people create custom pieces from their own designs!

Meet the Team


Andy

Andy is the head honcho at Vector Etch and typically spends his days assisting with customer quotes, running the laser and managing our growing range of 200+ laserable materials . It’s his hard work that makes sure that customers get their orders as soon as possible, and in the best quality as possible.

Outside of work, he loves patting kittens, playing video games and the occasional handstand/tumble/slack-line walk.


Ella

Ella Mobbs established herself within the art and crafts community with her label, Creep Heart from 2014.

Having had great success selling her own laser cut jewellery all over the world, Ella now finds joy working for Vector Etch to create designs for laser cut and engraved products. Ella creates graphic design content for our website, as well as packing orders and assisting around the studio however possible.

Find her on Instagram to see examples of her work.


Alex

Alex Lawton is a multi-talented designer, who assists in a variety of ways around Vector Etch. She loves finding the most efficient and creative ways to laser cut! As a maker herself, she creates brooches and earrings over at Lazer Unicorn. She also runs events in Brisbane; TheMonday (specialty coffee), CreativeMornings/Brisbane and Mous Magazine panels.

Find her on Instagram and Facebook.


Shauna

Shauna is the Vector Ecth laser machine operator/master/magician. She spends her days in the studio picking out and prepping all of the wonderful materials that we cut for clients, and processes the jobs to cut and engrave through the laser. Outside of Vector Etch, Shauna is an artist and emerging creative talent, who is currently studying design at college. She’s also a dancer, photographer, and general all round multi-skilled amazing person.

Find her on Instagram to see her creative works.


Gabrielle

Gabrielle sets up customer orders from our range of shapes. She is exceptional at laying out designs digitally to make customers requests and visions happen! Gabrielle is with us a couple of days each week, as she is currently studying architecture at QUT. She is interested in residential building design, as well as drawing… and sleeping and drinking! Gabrielle is also a very, very talented illustrator – she sometimes turns her illustrations into stunning laser cut art pieces.

Find her on Instagram to see her artwork.