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Posts Tagged ‘Russian’

Louise Wilkinson Illustrations and Ceramics: an interview with the designer

An introduction to the wonderful world of Louise Wilkinson, a trained illustrator who applies her beautiful pictures to fine bone china, all of which is produced in the UK.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Louise Wilkinson ceramics- Lemon Tree dinner plate lifestyle

I first encountered Louise Wilkinson’s inimitable ceramics designs at Tent London last September, and instantly fell in love. The likes of Liberty discovered her beautiful bone china early on, and she has more recently created bespoke illustrations for panelling in the shop at the V&A. I caught up with her to find out more about her career to date, where her inspiration comes from and how she set about putting her illustrations onto china.

Louise Wilkinson ceramics- jug lifestyle

I absolutely adore your debut Maple Collection, inspired by English gardens, Oriental china and a love of nature. How did you construct the designs and how long did the process… read more

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Basharatyan V: London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

The Heidmork collection was accompanied by wonderful live music from Emiliana Torrini. At Freemasons' Hall on Sunday 16th February 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Basharatyan A/W 2014 by Rebecca May Illustration. This season Russian designer Basharatyan V sent her models down the catwalk with eye-catching high blonde wigs that shielded the eyes, icy glittered […]

An interview with Russian fashion designer Pitchouguina

Russian designer Anna Pitchouguina introduces her new fashion label, designed in London and made in Poland.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pitchouguina by Isher Dhiman. Pitchouguina is the new label from Russian designer Anna, now based in London but producing her collection in Poland. Having first studied economics she is well […]

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 […]

Yulia Kondranina: Fashion Scout Ones to Watch A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Yulia Kondranina showed with Ones to Watch at Fashion Scout on Saturday 16th February 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yulia Kondranina A/W 2013 by youdesignme. Russian designer and Central Saint Martins graduate Yulia Kondranina was last to show at Ones to Watch, with a small collection of immaculate construction: […]

Sorapol AW12 by Joanne Young

Sorapol at Old Vic Tunnels: A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Friday 16th March London's newest underground brand brought us a characteristically theatrical catwalk event at the Old Vic Tunnels, attended by a plethora of colourful guests that included Boy George and Jodie Harsh. Sorapol is the brainchild of Sorapol Chawaphatnakul and creative director Daniel Lismore.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Sorapol AW12 by Joanne Young I was excited to receive an invite for the A/W 2012 catwalk show of Sorapol because I had heard that the creative director of this […]

Fyodor Golan: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Fyodor Golan presented Welcome to the Machine in the newly created Embankment Galleries showspace on Friday 17th February 2012. Featuring lots of skater skirts and detailed embellishments inspired by Russian life.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fyodor Golan A/W 2012 by Faye West. Fyodor Golan were first to show in the newly created Embankment Galleries showspace, a long thin strip in Somerset House that previously housed […]

Frieze Art Fair 2011 Trends: Spiritual, Tribal and Animist Art

A round up of more trends at Frieze Art Fair 2011 - featuring work by Andra Ursata, Zhang Xiaogang, Isa Genzken, Patrick Jackson, Evgeny Antufiev and David Altmejd. Our spiritual deficit is a worldwide phenomenon.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Next in my round up of Frieze Art Fair 2011 trends: examples of the spiritual, buy more about tribal and animist inspired art that dominates the current global art scene. […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party photos: meet Liz Johnson-Artur

We've worked together since way before the dawn of Amelia's Magazine. Meet Liz Johnson-Artur: a fabulous photographer who still shoots on film. She's answered a quick Q&A alongside the last photos from my ACOFI launch party.

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 […]

Pet Portraits: Your Furry Friends Illustrated for Christmas

Why not commission a unique bespoke portrait of a loved one's favourite pet as the perfect one-of-a-kind Christmas gift? These illustrators would be happy to help out.

Written by Amelia Gregory

irkafirka unicycle Intrigued by a side project by one of our contributors, approved I decided to get to the bottom of this irkafirka business… irkafirka: illustrated tweets. “Anything you say […]

Latitude Festival 2010: Making Silent Movies Cool With Live Modern Soundtracks

Silent movies The Dying Swan and The Passion of Joan of Arc were set to live arrangements in the Film and Music Arena. It was bloody brilliant.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Amelia Gregory. Following the Graduate Fashion Shows Coco de Mer also hit the Latitude Waterfront catwalk with a range of fun sequinned swimsuits, find advice little tailored jackets […]