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Posts Tagged ‘screenprinting’

Prints and Furnishings by Fanny Shorter: An interview with the talented Textile Designer

Meet Fanny Shorter, a Cockpit Arts based textile designer who creates bold screen printed designs in juicy colour combinations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I first discovered the beautiful designs of Fanny Shorter at Cockpit Arts in 2013 and have since met her at Home London (twice) and Tent London. Last year she was a deserving recipient of the COADG bursary. Fanny trained as an illustrator at Brighton University but has since turned her skills to the joy of textile design, building an immediately recognisable brand that features beautiful bold designs inspired by a childhood growing up in the beautiful City of Winchester and family trips to museums and National Trust properties.

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Hullabaloo: Southampton Solent School of Art and Design Illustration Degree Show Review 2014

Southampton Solent School of Art’s Coningsby Gallery show was funded and organised by this year’s graduates, and boasted an impressive range of yummy printed textures and clever tactile designs, showing a strong connection to the history and possibilities of illustration.

Written by Jenny Robins

Hullabaloo by Bethany Coleman In 2007 I graduated from the Illustration degree at Southampton Solent University, formerly The Southampton Institute, and now finally returned to a more proper title of […]

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An Interview with Jewellery Designer Kate Sibley, talking about her ‘Future Jewellery’ Collection

London based designer Kate Sibley, of design studio Sibley Grove, talks us through her new bold and sustainable jewellery collection created with beautifully folded stone paper.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Kate Sibley Jewellery by Laura Griffin When I first looked at images of Kate Sibley’s stone ‘paper’ Future Jewellery I was reminded of a gorgeous book I fell in love […]

Free Range Graduate Shows 2012: UCA Maidstone Graphic Media and Visual Communication Review

Infographics ruled at this graduate show, with beautiful work from Anthony Boyle, Alex Dickson, Ruby Cooke and Oistros Dimitriou.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Infographic by Alex Dickson. Has anyone else noticed the rise and rise of the infographic? These visually impactful ways of sharing potentially boring data were particularly prevalent at the UCA […]

Renegade Craft Fair in London 2011 Review: Textile Design

Wondrous textiles from Art Equals Happy, Mary Kilvert, Robin & Mould and more at the Renegade Craft Fair in London on 8-9th October 2011. Plus workshops from The Make Lounge.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Making stuff for oneself is the bedrock of the crafting scene so of course there were quite a few workshops ongoing when I visited the Renegade Craft Fair. The Stitch […]

Tent London 2011 Review: Best Surface Design

Lovely surface design on various applications: fab wallpaper from Flavor Paper and Kate Usher, textiles from Bluebellgray and a surprise appearance from Danish designer Lisa Grue, who I last met in Copenhagen!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Wallpaper by Kate Usher Studio. The printed textile designer in me will always be a sucker for great decorative surface design. Here’s some fabulous stuff that I found at Tent […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Georgia Hardinge

Georgia Hardinge's Cubed collection was a glorious combination of figure hugging Cubist inspired print and clever pattern cutting. Shown on Tuesday 20th September 2011 at Fashion Scout.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Georgia Hardinge S/S 2012 by Jane Young. Former One to Watch and Merit Award winner Georgia Hardinge presented her S/S 2012 to an eager audience at Fashion Scout. Cubed was […]

An interview with Lee May Foster-Wilson of Bonbi Forest

Meet the super talented lady behind the artwork and treats of Bonbi Forest: Lee May Foster-Wilson talks me through her inspiration and techniques. Fascinating stuff for new and old fans alike!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Equus Scarf by Bonbi Forest. I fell in love with the artwork and treats of Lee May Foster-Wilson’s Bonbi Forest many years ago, look so it seemed only right to […]

Kingston University: Illustration and Animation Ba Hons Graduate Show 2011 Review. Upstairs.

Absolutely adored the work of so many Kingston illustrators: here's Ellie Tzoni, Jason Munro, Eve Lloyd Knight, Tom Clohosy Cole, Abigail Read, Henry Wood, Hey Gyeong Jang, Patricia Voskova, Jack Hughes, Sam Falconer, Sarah Maycock and Emily Rudd.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lobster by Ellie Tzoni. The illustration on display at the Kingston graduate show, sales Highs For Your Eyes, sick was of an overwhelmingly high standard, cheapest so much so that […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Hermoine de Paula

Hermione de Paula returned to London Fashion Week with a bang… fabulously illustrated by Zarina Liew

Written by Naomi Law

Aiming to promote recent graduates onto a more commercially viable platform, more about pilule Fashion Mode launched this September with a show on the 19th amid a lot of glitzy […]

Climate Camp Tripod Stage at Glastonbury 2010: How did it all go?

This year I ran the Tripod Stage for the Climate Camp field. Was it a success? Read on for my thoughts on Glastonbury 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory

thumbnail Kirsty Photograph by Hannah Kinver Miles There is nothing generic about Kirsty Almeida; she was not artificially created from a record labels wish-list, site nor manufactured during an X […]

Climate Camp at Glastonbury 2010: Line up information

Climate Camp returns to the Dragon Field for the second year running - and this year the Tripod Stage hosts a much expanded line up of music, poetry and comedy. A Glastonbury gem!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Can it really be a year since the last Glastonbury? In 2009, try for the first time, for sale Climate Camp was given it’s very own space in the Dragon […]

Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair at Somerset House: Review

A review of the Pick Me Up exhibition at Somerset House, which featured many of the illustrators that have graced the pages of both Amelia's Magazine and Amelia's Anthology of Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hobbs-Press Day 2010-Karen Boyd Now, advice I don’t normally write blogs about high street clothes shops. But I’m gonna break my rule this time. Earlier this week I went along […]

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Hvass&Hannibal Losing The Plot at the Kemistry Gallery, Shoreditch

Hvass&Hannibal talk about their new exhibition and their close relationship with the band Efterklang.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Danish designers Sofie Hannibal and Nan Na Hvass (pronounced with a silent H) are in London on the eve of their new exhibition at the Kemistry gallery in Shoreditch, stomach […]

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Arts Editor’s pick: Christmas Gift Guide

It's that time of the year again! And boy, don't we have a truckload of Christmas goodies for your appreciation!

Written by Valerie Pezeron

At Amelia, information pills we thought you should know about these before you go out and brave the cold for that all important shopping trip! From limited edition prints to […]