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Posts Tagged ‘principal colour’

An interview with Pretty Green Look Book designer Dave Uprichard of One Big Company

Designer Dave Uprichard talks about how the making of the new S/S 2012 Pretty Green look book. It's a beautiful thing!

Written by Amelia Gregory



Creative design agency One Big Company designed the new S/S 2012 look book for Liam Gallagher’s clothing brand Pretty Green, which was then printed by Principal Colour in Kent. This beautifully made object was inspired by record sleeves and features stunning photography shot on London’s Hampstead Heath. We caught up with designer Dave Uprichard to find out what goes into putting a look book together.



Your most recent project has been the creation of a look book for Liam Gallagher’s clothing company Pretty Green. How did the collaboration come about?

Myself, Matt and Neil (the other members of the One Big Company team) were contacted by a former colleague from our time at read more

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An interview with Justin Hammond, Curator of the The Catlin Guide and Catlin Art Prize

Justin Hammond is the curator and founder of both The Catlin Guide and the Catlin Art Prize. Here he describes the process behind the making of the influential and highly anticipated publication for 2012, due to be launched at the London Art Fair.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A highly collectible work of art in itself, The Catlin Guide for 2012 is the premiere place to discover the best new graduate artists from across the UK. We decided to […]

An interview with Stratis Kastrisianakis, co-founder of Nakedbutsafe magazine

Principal Colour have just introduced me to one of their newest clients: a very exciting art, fashion and photography magazine, straight out of Greece. Meet Stratis Kastrisianakis and Manos Samartzis, creators with principles. We like.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nakedbutsafe magazine is a beautiful new arts, fashion and photography magazine with a conscience, produced in Greece, printed in the UK at Principal Colour, and available worldwide. Co-founder Stratis Kastrisianakis […]

An interview with graphic designer Simon Loxley, creator of the Ultrabold magazine for St Bride Library

Graphic designer Simon Loxley describes the highlights of his career, and what it's like to create a new magazine from scratch.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Designer Simon Loxley is a multi-talented print designer and writer who has worked on some fantastic projects over the years, including the creation of the beautiful Ultrabold magazine for the […]

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 […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet more illustrators!

The final bunch of illustrations from my ACOFI launch party covers a host of evening guests - by Natsuki Otani, Erica Sharp, Lesley Barnes, Yelena Bryksenkova, Gemma Milly, Abigial Daker, Emma Block, Faye West, Gareth A Hopkins, Jo Cheung, Kellie Black, Lisa Stannard, Natasha Thompson, Katie Harnett, Karina Yarv and Ani Saunders.

Written by Amelia Gregory

6 Day Riot‘s Tamara Schlesinger by Natsuki Otani. There were so many amazing guests at my ACOFI launch who didn’t come down to the afternoon tea party that it seemed […]

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Ahoy there Amelia’s Magazine! What’s your fave Christmas song?

After yesterday's post on fabulous Christmas songs, here Helen Martin asks contributors of Amelia's Magazine: What's your favourite Christmas song and why?

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Lorraine Nam Back with post two on Christmas music. I hope post one was enlightening. Now let’s see what the chaps at Amelia’s Magazine love to listen to […]