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Posts Tagged ‘Fife’

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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Diamond Mine by Jon Hopkins and King Creosote. An interview with Kenny Anderson.

King Creosote answers my questions about his collaboration with Jon Hopkins with amazing frankness and candour. So worth reading.

Written by Amelia Gregory

King Creosote and Jon Hopkins by Rosemary Cunningham. In the second part of my attempt to delve into the creation of the amazing collaborative album Diamond Mine, physician Kenny Anderson […]

Diamond Mine by Jon Hopkins and King Creosote. A review and interview with Jon Hopkins.

Diamond Mine is an absolutely gorgeous album, the result of a collaboration from two very different musical talents. In the first of two blogs find out how the partnership worked from both sides.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Diamond Mine was released in the UK a few months ago and came out in the US only recently, for sale so I hope that some of my readers will […]