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Posts Tagged ‘Brighton University’

Prints and Furnishings by Fanny Shorter: An interview with the talented Textile Designer

Meet Fanny Shorter, a Cockpit Arts based textile designer who creates bold screen printed designs in juicy colour combinations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fanny Shorter Passion Pair Blue
I first discovered the beautiful designs of Fanny Shorter at Cockpit Arts in 2013 and have since met her at Home London (twice) and Tent London. Last year she was a deserving recipient of the COADG bursary. Fanny trained as an illustrator at Brighton University but has since turned her skills to the joy of textile design, building an immediately recognisable brand that features beautiful bold designs inspired by a childhood growing up in the beautiful City of Winchester and family trips to museums and National Trust properties.

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Ong-Oaj Pairam: London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Ong-Oaj Pairam was inspired by Disney's Little Mermaid to create a 50s influenced A/W collection, showing at Freemasons' Hall on Friday 14th February.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ong-Oaj Pairam by Robyn Wilson-Owen. Brighton University graduate Ong-Oaj Pairam built on his first Fashion Scout catwalk collection, with a slick offering designed to appeal to ladies who lunch… and […]

Best New Designs: Top Drawer and Craft London January 2014 Review

Great designs from the pre-eminent gift show, including wrapping paper, baby wear and jewellery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

It has been many years since I last attended the Top Drawer gift trade show at Earls Court, and the scope of what is now on offer is daunting to […]

Ong-Oaj Pairam: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Ong-Oaj Pairam showed for the first time at London Fashion Week, with Fashion Scout on Tuesday 17th September.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ong-Oaj Pairam by Novemto Komo. Having already done a preview interview with Brighton University graduate Ong-Oaj Pairam I was pretty excited to see more of his collection, which was inspired […]

Ong-Oaj Pairam: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Preview Interview

Exciting new designer Ong-Oaj Pairam shares his inspiration and work ethics in advance of his Fashion Scout show this season. Plus an exclusive sneak peak at one of his looks, inspired by Drew Barrymore's character in ET.

Written by Amelia Gregory

ONG-OAJ PAIRAM S/S 2014 preview by Gaarte. Thai born designer Ong-Oaj Pairam takes to the catwalk this season as part of Fashion Scout at the Freemasons’ Hall. Having trained with […]

Camberwell College of Arts: Well Said Illustration Degree Show 2013 Review

This year Camberwell illustration graduates held their Well Said show in The Rag Factory, just off East London's Brick Lane. Here's what I found.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nigh on a month ago the latest batch of talented graduates from the Camberwell College of Arts illustration degree course put on their standalone show at The Rag Factory, a […]

New Designers 2013 Product Design Review: The Best Product Designers and More

This last review of the 2013 New Designers shows contains a variety of exciting graduate designer discoveries. Read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

To round off my coverage of New Designers I’m going to introduce my random top selections from the product design colleges, as well as some stray surface design and some […]

Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair 2011: Mokita Symposium

A panel of seven men sat down to answer the questions: Is commerce the only real context for illustration? Illustrator as Author, new paradigm or death of the discipline? and Do we need a theory of illustration? But what I wanted to know was: where were all the women in this discussion?

Written by Amelia Gregory

amos_plastic_workshop_london-portrait James Jarvis spoke at Mokita, approved where he was asked to address the role of illustration in commerce. The insights below have been put together from comments he made […]