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Posts Tagged ‘nature’

An interview with Hazel Partridge: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Falmouth graduate Hazel Partridge creates beautiful tableaux inspired by her love of nature.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Beautiful nature themed artworks by Hazel Partridge were one of my top picks at this year's New Designers show, so I was thrilled that she took up the offer to submit for Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion. Her gorgeous papercut piece was inspired by a poem from Black Country poet Liz Berry.

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I found you at New Designers, what was the best thing about that show for you?
New Designers was really inspiring and informative, the atmosphere was great and it was packed the whole time! I really enjoyed looking at the work from all of the different disciplines and Universities; it was really encouraging to see such diverse ideas and products from this year’s graduates. The most… read more

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New A/W 2013 Season Interview: Meet Fashion Designer CC KUO

In every clothing rack there's a silver lining, and CC Kuo is most definitely a ray of sunshine peeking out from behind the fashion clouds.

Written by Jessica Cook

CC Kuo by Laura Hickman I’ve always wondered about the phrase ‘the sun has put his hat on’. What does it mean exactly? What kind of hat is it? Is […]

An interview with Japanese embroidery artist Kaoru Hirota of HIPOTA

A look at the adorable, miniature creations of embroidery artist Kaoru Hirota, the needle behind the brand HIPOTA

Written by Jessica Cook

It wasn’t that long ago that I watched The Secret World of Arrietty (2010), the Japanese, Studio Ghibli refresh of Mary Norton’s The Borrowers, and looking at Hipota‘s petite, crafted […]

Beautiful Soul, Basharatyan V, Neobotanic Fashion and Vita Gottlieb: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Presentation Review

Four designers under the umbrella of Felicities PR agency shared the Portico Rooms space at Somerset House on Sunday 17th of February. Although very different their work was all equally elegant. Combined with the modelled looks were digital presentations of the designers' work, which can be seen below.

Written by Jenny Robins

from left to right, Beautiful Soul, Vita Gottlieb and Neobotanic Fashion On Sunday night I popped back into town to stop in on the Felicities presentation. I was layered up […]

University of Westminster: Illustration & Visual Communication Graduate Show 2012 Review

University of Westminster showed off a range of talented up-and-coming illustration and visual communication graduates on the 7th of June 2012 at the AMBIKA P3 Gallery in Marylebone. I went along to pick out the best of what's to come.

Written by Alia Gargum

Juno by Angelina Ioannides-Beer One of the particularly exciting parts of Graduate month this year was getting to see the University of Westminster BA Illustration & Visual Communication degree show, […]

An interview with textile designer Emma J Shipley

Emma J Shipley is a rising star in the world of textile design, earning recognition with an extraordinary collection of scarves featuring her pencil drawings of nature's finest creations.

Written by Miranda Williams

Emma J Shipley S/S 2012 by Natalia Stuyk It was Liberty of London’s Best of British open day, and I can remember quite clearly the moment that Emma Shipley pulled […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Mary Katrantzou

One of the hottest tickets during London Fashion Week S/S 2012 is Mary Katrantzou, creating colourful collections like no other designer. I was there, bobbing up and down behind a standing block of hundreds desperately trying to take photographs, at the old Eurostar terminal at Waterloo on Tuesday 20 September. And I'm so glad I was.

Written by Matt Bramford

Mary Katrantzou S/S 2012 by Joana Faria I don’t usually do much during fashion week on Mondays and Tuesdays. That’s because I have a day job. But when Amelia offered […]

The Phantasmagorical World of Gackland

Purveyor of 'chatty communication', painter of vivid brush strokes, much-loved Amelia's ex-staffer and Rolf Harris aficionado; welcome to Gacklactica. Now appearing in Brick Lane.

Written by Cari Steel

All illustrations by Gackland. I first encountered the prolific Gackland two years ago when we shared a desk at Amelia’s Magazine. At the time he was operating under the guise […]

Dark fairytale: An interview with artist and illustrator Natasha Chambers

Artist and illustrator Natasha Chambers talks to Amelia’s Magazine about nostalgia, details and the eerie undercurrents of fairytales.

Written by Jessica Furseth

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Helen Lovelee’s life lessons: An art exhibition about sustainability

Resourcefulness and respect for nature is the topic of the beautiful and lovingly crafted drawings in Helen Lovelee’s first solo exhibition, ‘Open your eyes, look around you and watch out’.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Helen Lovelee’s art is a powerful mix of bold and subtle at the same time; on the one hand you have strong ideas and thick lines, visit web whereas on […]

Goodbye Eyjafjallajokul…

Reflections on the impact of the Volcano... has it made any lasting impact on the way we live our lives? With illustrations by Andrea Kearney.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Johanna Basford specialises in finely detailed monochrome pen and ink illustrations, viagra sale and last year came to the media’s attention after she conceived #TwitterPicture, troche a crowd-sourcing exercise in […]

Q&A with Paula Castro

She's produced work for Vogue and Issey Miyake whilst being shown in international galleries. Louisa Lee interviews Paula Castro.

Written by Louisa Lee
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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2009 – Take a walk on the wild side

Natural History Museum, London

Written by Jessica Stokes

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Zakee Shariff at Beyond the Valley

Beyond the Valley, London

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]

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Food For Thought

Dalston Mill

Written by Sabrina Morrison

22 year old Luciano Scherer is truly dedicated to his cause. Working 8-10 hours a day, more about 7 days week, he produces paintings, sculptures and animation until his back […]

Shrink your carbon emissions.

Psychology and Climate Change

Written by Tom Russell

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Earth Listings 29th June – 5th July

Green events this week

Written by Tom Russell

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