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An interview with illustrator, textile designer and author Jane Foster

We find out more about multi-tasking Devon based creative Jane Foster, currently involved in multiple projects, including creating handmade items to celebrate Miffy's 60th Birthday!

Written by Greg McIndoe

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Jane Foster is an illustrator, textile designer and author based in Devon. She and her husband run a studio in which she designs, prints and sells a range of products in her distinctive style. On top of all this, she has recently found time to share her talent through a series of craft book and help classic children’s book character Miffy celebrate her 60th birthday. Jane’s success as an illustrator is down to the unique, joyful style of her work. A mix of clean shapes and lines, bold colours and playful, charming characters makes each of her creations something truly special which you can’t help but smile at! With this being such a busy and exciting time for Jane, I couldn’t wait to find out more about her inspiration, process and plans for the future.

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Can you tell us a bit about you and your work?
I’m a self taught illustrator who also screen prints, sews and collects fabric. My initial career was in music - I studied the violin at music college for 5 years, followed… read more

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Becoming A Successful Illustrator: An interview with illustrator, publisher and author Derek Brazell

Derek Brazell introduces his new books Becoming A Successful Illustrator and Understanding Illustration: both essential guides for illustrators today.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration guru Derek Brazell has an awesome amount of projects on the go – as well as being a successful illustrator in his own right he also works for the […]

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Life Cycles: an interview with cyclist, world record breaker and author Julian Sayarer

Life Cycles: A London Bike Courier Decided to Cycle Around the World. 169 Days Later, He Came Back with a World Record. Here the author tells us more about his debut book, his love of cycling and what comes next...

Written by Amelia Gregory

We have been following the adventures of Julian Sayarer for several years, since I first met him in the now defunct (and much missed) Foundry Pub in Old Street. This […]

Event: Mr Jones Watches launches The Masters of Time

In the Crypt on the Green Clerkenwell, Mr Jones Watches unveiled The Masters of Time, five new watches made in collaboration with Iain Sinclair, William Andrews, Graem Obree, Tom Middleton and Brian Catling

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

The Compass Road by Iain Sinclair illustrated by Faye West The decision to wear one of Mr Jones’ Watches is to accept the designer’s challenge to a modern concept of […]