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Posts Tagged ‘Fair Trade’

An interview with illustrator Petra Börner

Swedish illustrator extraordinaire Petra Börner is nominated for the 2012 V&A Illustration Awards, announced tonight. Her work is a rich mix of Scandinavian and Arts and Crafts influences that I absolutely adore...

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I have long admired the work of Swedish born illustrator Petra Börner, who brilliantly mixes Scandinavian and Arts and Crafts influences to create a style all her own. Her book cover for Emma by Jane Austen (artwork above) is nominated for the 2012 V&A illustration awards so I thought I'd find out what makes her tick. Be very inspired...

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You have a very distinctive style - what are your greatest influences?
I still draw inspiration from objects and books I’ve collected since I was a teenager, books on school posters and photographic references on anatomy and plants and DIY books form the… read more

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A Look into the Herby World of Tea

We speak to Sebastian Pole, founder and herbologist of Pukka Teas, about the ideas and ethics behind the brand. With wonderful illustrations from Nina Hunter and Laurie King.

Written by Florence Massey

Illustration by Nina Hunter I went travelling this summer and it was an amazing experience…but don’t worry I’m not going to bore all readers with stories of finding myself whilst […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Event Review: Estethica Brunch at Somerset House

An ethical brunch for the fashion crowd at Somerset House, the heart of London Fashion Week. Champagne and speeches by model Laura Bailey and sponsored by Monsoon.

Written by Jemma Crow

Illustration by Gabriel Ayala So okay maybe fashion isn’t the most eco conscious industry (shallow, approved us?!) but Estethica is trying to change all that. And, ailment as if you […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2010: London College of Fashion Graduate Natalie Rae

Sally Mumby-Croft celebrates Natalie Rae's accomplished collection with a conversation discussing her creative inspiration and ethical fashion credentials

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Natalie Rae graduated from the London College of Fashion 2010 class with a BA in fashion design technology (Womenswear). The designer caught Amelia’s Magazine’s attention for her stance against the […]

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Shared Interest: Lending with a difference

Written by Zofia Walczak

Since hearing First Aid Kits debut album The Big Black and The Blue we’ve been incredibly impressed with the sibling duo. The album is full of lush harmonies, this moody […]

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Minna Hepburn Interview

Fashion Designer

Written by Jennifer McNulty

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