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Posts Tagged ‘Claire Corstorphine’

Molluscs, Microbes and Mutants: an interview with luxury silk scarf designer Claire Corstorphine

Emerging Fife based designer Claire Corstorphine talks about her luxury accessories label.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Luxury accessories designer Claire Corstorphine graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Design in Dundee in 2012, when I discovered her bold designs at the annual New Designers exhibition. Since then she has built a thriving business, gaining exposure for her beautiful handmade products in a host of Scottish editorials. I spoke with Claire about building her brand and what comes next.

Claire Corstorphine by Megan Thomas.

In what way did your art college prepare you for the outside world?
On a personal level, I’m not sure it did! When you have been in the same environment for four years where your time is managed for you, there is a sense of security and familiarity, so it’s a shock when the safety net is removed. In a creative sense, it taught me how to push… read more

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EDE Knitwear: An interview with Ellie Jauncey

EDE knitwear is lovingly designed by Ellie Jauncey and handmade by a team of Herefordshire based knitters.

Written by Amelia Gregory

EDE men’s moss jumper by Claire Corstorphine. EDE was founded in 2009 by Ellie Jauncey. Having studied Textiles at Manchester Metropolitan University and specialising in Knitwear she moved to London […]

London 2012 Olympic Games Team GB Illustrated

An illustrated celebration of Team GB at the Olympics. Enjoy!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kristian Thomas by Tim Parker. The Olympics are in town in case you haven’t noticed, and I’ve been lucky enough to get along to a few events in person. It […]

New Designers 2012 Printed Textiles and Surface Design Graduates: part three

My final round up features some delightful work from Glasgow School of Art, UCA Rochester and LCC surface designers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Here’s my final round up of New Designers 2012 printed textiles and surface design talent. At the Glasgow School of Art Emily de Vale worked in 3D, embroidering laser cut […]