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Posts Tagged ‘Kew Gardens’

An interview with Laura Schofield: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Laura Schofield makes vibrant textured artworks inspired by a love of nature. Here she talks about life as a graduate, and plans for the future.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Laura Schofield has contributed a wonderfully vibrant artwork inspired by a love of pattern and texture. The Arts University Bournemouth graduate talks about her love of microcellular biology, how to spread the concept of sustainability and possibilities for the future. Find her work in Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion now.

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You clearly love to use colour, what inspired the colour palette for your double page spread in my book?
Colour palettes and complimenting combinations have always intrigued me. I take inspiration from a wide variety of objects but mostly from the colourful, unique items I have collected on my travels. I am also interested in the possibilities of mismatched arrangements and enjoy the elective feel they can bring to my work. For the colour palette in this piece, I was admiring the vibrancy in exotic fruits and also took inspiration from a patterned hair scrunchie I found on the little Greek… read more

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Allcast Leather Duck Boots, Kew Gardens and David Nash Sculptures in the Snow

My new pair of Crocs were perfect for our recent snowy weather: keeping me perfectly cosy on a trip to Kew Gardens to admire the David Nash sculptures.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few weeks ago, as you may have noticed, it snowed. And like everyone else I did my best to enjoy our short lived winter wonderland, getting out and about […]

Corrie Nielsen: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Corrie Nielsen's Florilegium collection was shown on Friday 14th September at the BFC Showspace in Somerset House, styled by Rebekah Roy.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Corrie Nielson S/S 2013 by Deborah Moon. I knew we could expect something really special from Corrie Nielsen‘s S/S 2013 show: but even I was not prepared for the staggering […]

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The Millennium Seed Bank – Helping to stop the decline of our future ‘civilisation’

Freeze chambers, micro layered intricacies and an over priced coffee shop.

Written by Adam S

Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank is on a mission to conserve the world’s plant species, focusing regions most at risk from climate change. The partnership aims for the safe storage of […]

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Art listings Sept 28 – Oct 4 – Big shows roll into town

Written by Satu Fox

Gustav Mertzger at The Serpentine From tomorrow Gustav Metzger’s “auto-creative” and “auto-destructive” art  involved antics like spraying acid on nylon and building objects only to tear them down, each shape […]