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Gulliver’s New Travels by James Gulliver Hancock: Colouring Book Review, Interview and Giveaway

Illustration impresario James Gulliver Hancock tells us more about his new colouring book Gulliver's New Travels, inspired by a mix of real life and fantasy. Love this book! Plus you would win your own copy! read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

JAMES GULLIVER HANCOCK GIVEAWAY BLOG
James Gulliver Hancock has produced the most wonderful colouring adventure inspired by his namesake. Gulliver's New Travels: Colouring in a New World is a glorious book filled with images inspired by a mix of reality and fantasy... dive in and let your imagination run wild! I'm giving away FIVE COPIES of this book, so make sure you hop on over to my Facebook Page HERE and leave a comment saying what you like best about this book to be in with a chance to win... better still, the giveaway is OPEN WORLDWIDE!

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Dagdrömmar by Hanna Karlzon: Colouring Book Review and Artist Interview

Dagdrömmar is an absolutely stunning colouring book from the pen of Swedish artist Hanna Karlzon. Currently published only in Scandinavia, let's hope it finds a way onto our shores soon.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve been spending a lot of time on Facebook lately, getting inspired by the adult colouring community and discovering colouring artists such as Hanna Karlzon, who has created the beautiful […]

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Introducing Color On! Magazine: An Interview with Mary J. Winters-Meyer

Want to learn more about the adult colouring phenomenon? Then this interview with entrepreneurial colouring book artist Mary J. Winters-Meyer is a must read - a fascinating insight into the rapid growth of this creative hobby.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I found entrepreneurial colouring book artist and magazine publisher Mary J. Winters-Meyer when I was searching Facebook to find groups that might like to know about Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion […]

Constructive Studio: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Preview Interview

Introducing the brand new fashion and home interiors collection from Constructive Studio: a collaboration between graphic designer Craig Yamey and fashion designer Ian Scott Kettle.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Constructive Studio is a brand new label launching this season, a collaboration between graphic designer Craig Yamey and fashion designer Ian Scott Kettle, who discovered a mutual love of street […]

Biscuiteers Iced Baby Biscuits & The Great Biscuiteers Ice-Off! Illustrated Biscuit Competition

Photos of the beautiful biscuits I received to celebrate Snarfle Monkey's birth. Plus news of an exciting collaboration: I'll be co-judging a Biscuiteers competition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few weeks ago I was sent some celebratory newborn baby biscuits by my good friends at the Biscuiteers. They arrived in a lovely decorated tin with one very special […]

Analogue Books in Edinburgh celebrates 10 Years as an Independent Bookshop

The wonderful Julie Nicoll and Russell Ferguson of Analogue Books have been stocking my various publications for 8 years, and in 2011 they celebrate their 10th birthday. Here's a bit of history mixed with some top tips for imaginative gift ideas for Christmas.

Written by Amelia Gregory

One of my favourite stockists, Analogue Books of Edinburgh, celebrates their 10th birthday this year. I spoke with co-founder and owner, the lovely Julie Nicoll. For those readers who don’t […]

Introducing the Closet Swap community from Channel 4: Don’t Shop – Swap!

An exciting new initiative promotes the idea of swapping clothes between friends rather than buying new. Supported by Tatty Devine and Ada Zanditon. Read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Closet Swap by Pia Bramley. Introducing Closet Swap, a new online fashion community site from Channel 4 Education. As part of a wider debate about sustainable and ethical fashion, Closet […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: An Introduction

Last week I attended the fourth edition of Fashion Week Poland in the industrial city of Lodz. It was a good chance to catch up with favourite designers from last season as well as scouting out some new talent.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012. International press on the front row, all photography by Amelia Gregory. Last week I returned to Łódź in Poland for my second dose of Fashion […]

Introducing the printers of Amelia’s Magazine: Principal Colour

Meet Martin Darby and Alan Flack, directors of Kent based Principal Colour. They are the high quality lithographic printers responsible for producing all issues of Amelia's Magazine in print, as well as my two books.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Alan Flack and Martin Darby of Principal Colour, illustrated by Kellie Black for the launch of ACOFI. I have been working with Kent based lithographic printers Principal Colour for 8 […]

An interview with Cat of Howkapow!

I had a chat with Cat, of Rog and Cat, of Howkapow: purveyors of all things bright and beautiful. We talk about how the husband-and-wife team started, how they deal with working with each other EVERY DAY, and how they select their unique ensemble of new creatives…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins Amelia met a whole load of creatives during her recent ACOFI book tour – illustrators, designers and makers. It was at Soma in Bristol that […]

Beautiful Soul collaborates with ACOFI illustrator Faye West for A/W 2011: Painting by Numbers

English Rose meets Japanese style in the new collection from Nicola Woods, which features heritage tailored coats made from British wool and some delightful printed silk dresses featuring designs from ACOFI illustrator Faye West.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Swallow and Dog Rose print design for Beautiful Soul by Faye West. Painting by Numbers is the A/W 2011 collection from Beautiful Soul, featuring gorgeous textile prints put together by […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Menswear

The menswear on show at the Gala Awards was particularly strong and inventive. With widely varying looks from Carl James Illingworth, Felix Wolodymyr Chabluk Smith, Genevieve Davroy, Rose Dent and Wang Li Xuang. Plus pearls of wisdom about social networking.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Carl James Illingworth by Andy Bumpus. In some ways the menswear at the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Awards was more fun than the womenswear… particularly with the addition of a […]

An interview with Stylusboy

Meet new folk wonder Steve Jones, aka Stylusboy. Hailing from Coventry he makes beautifully sweet tunes. His Whole Picture EP is out now.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Stylusboy by Giles Mead. Sometimes I get contacted by wonderful musicians out of the blue, and so it was with Steve Jones of Coventry. An email, a link to a […]

Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. Knitwear.

From the considered madness of Ryohei Kawanishi's knitted homes to the beautiful maxi dresses of Shengwei Wang there was loads to love in knit.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Shengwei Wang Woollen Dress by Fawn Carr. Knitwear is something very close to my heart – I nearly studied it for my degree and I love a good chunky knit […]

Competition: win a pair of VIP Golden Lanyard all expenses paid tickets to Montreal Festimania this summer!

Montreal Festimania takes place between mid July and mid August 2011, showcasing the very best of the arts across 11 different festivals. Read on to discover how you can win a pair of all expenses paid tickets to Canada.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I love a good festival I do, and I am really excited because I have been asked to attend a brand new month long showcase for the Canadian arts this […]

Announcing: The ACOFI Book Tour. Please join me as I visit some of the UK’s best design shops!

On Tues 10th May I set off on a tour of some of the UK's best art and design shops. I'll be book-ending the tour with 24 Hour Crits at the two London Tatty Devine shops, and I'll also be visiting The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, Castor and Pollux in Brighton, Comma in Oxford and Soma Gallery in Bristol.

Written by Amelia Gregory

ACOFI at the Forward PR press day in March. WOO HOOO Grafik magazine have beaten me to an official announcement of dates for my ACOFI Book Tour. But here’s everything […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration official launch party is TODAY.

It's Friday 28th January 2011, the day that Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration (featuring the very best in ethical fashion design) officially launches with a big party at 123 Bethnal Green Road. Here's the lowdown...

Written by Amelia Gregory

ACOFI launch party invite for Friday 28th January 2011. Well, dear readers, today is finally the official launch day of Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration, which you have no doubt […]

A review of indie film Catfish

Documentary or mockumentary, Catfish has got all the critics talking…

Written by Kat Phan

Image courtesy of Rogue Initiating a relationship over the Internet is an age-old tale and I have friends who have successfully trodden this path, but not without some initial trepidation. […]

Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world with a Crude Awakening

Both these causes need your help... read more to find out how!

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Mina Bach In June, Amelia’s Magazine previewed Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world, a feature documentary (in production) from Age of Stupid Executive […]

Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Birmingham’s Joseph Turvey

We chat to Graduate Fashion Week star Joseph Turvey about those eery masks that had everybody talking, and Birmingham University's The X Factor-style judging method…

Written by Matt Bramford

Joseph Turvey created a storm at Graduate Fashion Week last month with his spooky mask-wearing leather-clad models, compared to serial killers by our very own Jonno. I decided to let […]