Posts Tagged ‘Social Media’

Inspired by Illustration: An interview with jewellery designer Annabelle Lucilla

Jewellery designer Annabelle Lucilla has been creating illustrations since childhood: here she tells us why she decided to pursue a career in jewellery design, her design process and the importance of social media in building a career.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Annabelle Lucilla by Laura Hickman
Annabelle Lucilla by Laura Hickman.

I first ran across the beautiful illustrated etched designs of Annabelle Lucilla at the One Year On exhibition at New Designers 2013, and her work instantly caught my eye. When it turned out that she knew me from using social media an instant rapport was born. Here Annabelle talks us through her inspiration and design process: and explains why you must never underestimate the power of online networking in building your career in the creative industries.

Annabelle Lucilla hovering hummingbird design
Annabelle Lucilla: hovering hummingbird design.

When did you start to combine your love of illustration and jewellery to create 'Metallic Graphics', and how did it all start out?
I have always drawn intricately; my mum is an… read more

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Review: Designers Makers Market at Old Spitalfields Market

A sample of the best designer makers working in ceramics, fashion, jewellery and illustration, discovered at the Designers Makers market in Old Spitalfields on Saturday 16th March 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Following a tip off from fellow mummy Helen of East End Prints, I went along to the first Designers Makers market to be held in Old Spitalfields on Saturday afternoon. […]

Valentine’s Day Special: Introducing the Samsung GALAXY Love Note Campaign

Samsung launch their fab new smartphone/tablet with the GALAXY Love Notes campaign, combining the analogue and the digital: just upload an image to your loved one and it will turn up on their doormat in the form of a postcard.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A Valentine’s Message for Amelia’s Magazine readers! (cheesy, but I mean it) The new Samsung Galaxy Love Note campaign launches today to promote the GALAXY Note smartphone which is part […]

An interview with Cat of Howkapow!

I had a chat with Cat, of Rog and Cat, of Howkapow: purveyors of all things bright and beautiful. We talk about how the husband-and-wife team started, how they deal with working with each other EVERY DAY, and how they select their unique ensemble of new creatives…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins Amelia met a whole load of creatives during her recent ACOFI book tour – illustrators, designers and makers. It was at Soma in Bristol that […]

Larmer Tree Festival 2011 Review, Sunday: Show of Hands and the Recycled Safari Carnival

My final round up and verdict of 2011's Larmer Tree Festival. Plus happy music in the rain from the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, magical folk from Show of Hands and the fabulous Recycled Safari Carnival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jaipur Brass Band by Cassandra Yap. Our first destination on Sunday at Larmer Tree Festival was the main stage to witness the joyous sounds of the Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, […]

Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. Knitwear.

From the considered madness of Ryohei Kawanishi's knitted homes to the beautiful maxi dresses of Shengwei Wang there was loads to love in knit.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Shengwei Wang Woollen Dress by Fawn Carr. Knitwear is something very close to my heart – I nearly studied it for my degree and I love a good chunky knit […]

Announcing: The ACOFI Book Tour. Please join me as I visit some of the UK’s best design shops!

On Tues 10th May I set off on a tour of some of the UK's best art and design shops. I'll be book-ending the tour with 24 Hour Crits at the two London Tatty Devine shops, and I'll also be visiting The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, Castor and Pollux in Brighton, Comma in Oxford and Soma Gallery in Bristol.

Written by Amelia Gregory

ACOFI at the Forward PR press day in March. WOO HOOO Grafik magazine have beaten me to an official announcement of dates for my ACOFI Book Tour. But here’s everything […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration: Open Design Brief

My brand new open design brief is designed to champion the work of fashion illustrators. It runs until Sunday 18th July 2010, for production of a book due out at the end of this year. Read on for more info...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Aksu A/W 2010 by Gemma Milly. See original post here. ***Please note that this brief is now closed: you can now order a copy of this book online by […]

Seven Little Houses animation for the 4th Annual Aniboom Awards: the inside scoop.

Lesley Barnes and Thereza Rowe talk about their joint submission for the Aniboom animation competition, and the importance of Twitter to illustrators.

Written by Amelia Gregory

When Lesley Barnes found out about the 4th Annual Animboom Awards animation competition in conjunction with Sesame Street (Blimey, try saying that fast!), she just knew she had to work […]