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Posts Tagged ‘shelter’

Shelter Up My Street Art Auction: Our House, an Amelia’s Magazine Collaboration

I collaborated with Amelia's Magazine illustrators Lesley Barnes, Emma Block, Yelena Bryksenkova, Natsuki Otani, Antonia Parker and Thereza Rowe to create a special piece of artwork to raise money for Shelter. To be auctioned tonight!

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Our House, a collaborative artwork by Amelia's Magazine created in aid of the Up My Street campaign by Shelter.

A few years ago I held an open brief to put together a piece of art on the theme of a House of Cards, which was sold at auction in aid of Shelter in the company of such luminaries as Damien Hirst, Alexander McQueen (RIP) and Vivienne Westwood. The Shelter Card Quilt included interpretations of the Two of Hearts by 54 illustrators and artists, including some who became regular contributors to Amelia's Magazine and went on to feature in my books. The final artwork sold for £2,200 to a mystery bidder, so we were thrilled to raise so much money for a good… read more

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An interview with illustrator Lesley Barnes, as featured in Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration

Illustrator Lesley Barnes has contributed to Amelia's Magazine since 2009 and is featured in both my books, for which she designed the front cover type. She was super busy in 2011, with projects for Channel 4, Wrap Magazine, Soma Gallery, Penguin Classics and the V&A to name but a few.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lesley Barnes first got involved with Amelia’s Magazine when she answered the Shelter open brief back in early 2009. Since then she has appeared in both my books, and has …

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Oxfam taking action with a city of tents and Jamie Hewlett of Gorillaz lending a hand

Putting pressure on the Government and getting people up for the wave...

Written by Adam S

If you walked over the Millennium Bridge today you might happen upon a small city of tents, this is in fact not a new city of borrowers or a miniature …

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LU FLUX – Sowing old fabrics into something new.

London

Written by Aindrea Emelife

“The clothes act as an antithesis to the way of the disposable modern world, making something new out of something old, reducing waste and consuming less” Lu Flux
Ethical fashion is …

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Shelter House of Cards Exhibition

Haunch of Venison Gallery, London

Written by Cari Steel

A few months back, Amelia’s Magazine was asked to produce a piece of artwork as part of a collaboration with the housing and homeless charity Shelter for their House of …

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Shelter House of Cards exhibition

Haunch of Venison gallery, London

Written by Satu Fox

Homelessness charity Shelter has recently been running a poster campaign showing houses built of cards, as a measure to remind us how quickly people’s lives can fall apart and homes …

Open brief to design for Amelia’s Magazine and Shelter

Open brief for illustrators, Closing date: June 29

Written by Amelia and Cari

How strong are the bricks and mortar that hold your house together? Chances are they are flimsier then you would think. Especially if you have ever fallen behind on a …