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Posts Tagged ‘Simon Wild’

Christmas Gifts: Art, Jewellery and Homeware Ideas

My second Christmas gift round up features lots of handmade, upcycled and unique goodies from the likes of 123 Bethnal Green Road, London Kills Me, Tatty Devine and the Soma Gallery

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Timothy Hunt
Illustration by Timothy Hunt.

A couple of days ago *ahem, price medications more like a week* I put a callout on twitter for people to send me their fabulous ideas for Christmas presents - here, finally is a round up of the best clothing and skincare gifts alongside some of my own recommendations. My second post will cover art, homewares and jewellery.

Bonbi Forest equus scarf

Lee May Foster of Bonbi Forest never fails to produce delightful stuff, my current favourite of which is this stunning Equus scarf, new just in time for Crimbo. It comes in either a pink or blue colour way and will certainly catch people's attention with it's lovely sustainably handprinted pattern of horses and… read more

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Behold, the Cleggeron Riseth.

The hung parliament was always going to produce some interesting results - but no one could have predicted the bromance between Cameron and Clegg. Or the fun that illustrators would have with it.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A selection of elephants by Paul Shinn Allow me to introduce you to Marjorie, web picture below. She’s one of 258 fibreglass elephants in and around London decorated by some […]

Illustrators take on Eyjafjallajokul, the naughty volcano.

Illustrators Abigail Daker, Aniela Murphy and Jamie Mills talk about the appeal of volcanoes...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Eyjafjallajokul by Simon Wild. When I first put a callout to illustrators to come up with some lovely pictures to illustrate the explosion of Eyjafjallajokul we were still in the […]

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 […]

Colourful Coffins become a Happy Journey

A few of the illustrators that feature in Amelia's Anthology of Illustration have got together to set up an exciting new venture: the Happy Journey Collective. Read on to discover what you can do to get involved.

Written by Abigail Daker

Colourful Coffins Lesley Barnes Thereza Rowe Abigail Daker Colourful Coffins from Lesley Barnes, about it Thereza Rowe and Abigail Daker. A couple of weeks ago, pharmacy while playing around on […]