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Posts Tagged ‘Victoria & Albert Museum’

An interview with Eliza Fricker: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Designer Eliza Fricker works as part of a husband wife team with Baines & Fricker, and is most inspired by the nuances of everyday life.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Baines and Fricker minerals wallpaper
Eliza Fricker of design duo Baines & Fricker contributes an imaginative colouring page to Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion inspired by the weird and wonderful statues of the V&A museum in London. She tells us more about her creative life in Brighton; running a business with her husband, creating wallpaper designs inspired by the everyday, and her upcoming graphic novel.

Eliza Fricker portrait
Why did you decide to study at Chelsea and what was the best thing you took from your time there and has informed your design practice today?
My dad studied at Chelsea and it had a good reputation. It was good to travel out of my area to go there and meet different people. I liked learning actual skills such as life drawing and the lectures were great - I think these… read more

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Fashion in Motion at the V&A: Peter Jensen

The latest in a series of 'fashion for all' catwalk events celebrated Peter Jensen's tenth anniversary at the V&A's Fashion in Motion on Friday 17th November…

Written by Matt Bramford

Peter Jensen by Dana Bocai The V&A‘s Fashion in Motion programme offers members of the public a rare chance to attend a full-throttle catwalk show, set against the dramatic backdrop […]

Fashion in Motion at the V&A: Osman Yousefzada

In the latest in the series of Fashion in Motion events, the V&A presents Osman Yousefzada, with glamour, body-con and contemporary dance!

Written by Matt Bramford

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Quilts 1700 – 2010

The Victoria & Albert Museum in London celebrates four centuries of quilts in their latest textiles exhibition

Written by Sally Mumby Croft

alphabeat One lovely spring day in March, ailment I found myself in the company of fellow Amelia’s Magazine writer Satu Fox (see her quilt here) on a trip to see […]