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Pointillism on the Isle of Wight: An interview with illustrator Sara Netherway

Find out more about the methods and inspiration of this talented illustrator.

Written by Amelia Gregory

V Westwood by Sara Netherway
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Contributing illustrator Sara Netherway is based in the beautiful Isle of Wight. Here she reveals her methods and inspiration.

WIP by Sara Netherway
You initially trained in fine art, how did you then make the move across into product and surface design?
After college I came back to the Isle of Wight and looked for a creative job. I worked in design studios on the Island as a graphic designer including one with a local printing company. Designing logos, brochures, magazines, signage and other print mainly for customers around the South of England I learnt on the job and worked on a wide variety of briefs. There was a company on the Island looking for a product/surface pattern designer to create for Woolworths, BHS and Laura Ashley. I applied with a mixed Fine Art/Graphic Design portfolio and after a test brief, they took me on. The company designed and manufactured products from Childrens to Homeware… read more

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Lu Flux introduces Sea and Be Seen A/W 2011 and A-Lu-Ha S/S 2012 collections

Lu Flux produced her jewel coloured A/W 2011 collection in collaboration with Shetland wool brokers Jamieson & Smith. For this season she returned to patchwork, inspired by Hawaii Hour on her local Isle of Wight radio.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lu Flux S/S 2012 by Antonia Parker. This year Lu Flux decided to show in the main exhibition area of London Fashion Week, away from Estethica for the first time. […]

New video for Diamond Mine single Bubble by Elliot Dear

The gorgeous new video to accompany Bubble was created by director and illustrator Elliot Dear. It features a black dog who swims amongst the fish deep below a harbour, and it's absolutely wonderful.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Lu Flux: playful upcycled ethical fashion design

Lu Flux creates amazing clothes out of fabric scraps. Here's an excerpt of her interview in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Festival Preview: Bestival & Camp Bestival

A look at two of Britain's more interesting festivals, taking place every year on the south coast

Written by Ian Steadman

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Wind Factory Struggle

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Written by Tom Russell

Undercover: Lingerie Exhibition at the Fashion and Textiles Museum “Welcome to Limehouse.” With those words, about it Jarvis Cocker set off on the latest instalment of his 30 year musical […]