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Posts Tagged ‘Wallpaper’

An interview with Augusta Akerman: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Augusta Akerman has had a varied creative career so far but has now settled on illustration as her main focus, with beautiful results.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Augusta Akerman 'a section of my first litho print'
Augusta Akerman is yes, you got it, yet another Camberwell College of Arts graduate. She contributes a painterly image to my colouring book inspired by a love of 50s modernism. Find her in Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion, available now on Kickstarter.

Augusta Akerman 'Couples and Technology'
I love the way you draw figures, which artists have inspired you? I think they look very Henry Moore-esue
Yes you are very right! I have always been very inspired by that particular period around 1950's modernism, Festival of Britain era, having been brought up on artists like Moore, Hepworth, Ravilious and Bawden. These were the artists my parents loved, so we were always going to galleries to see this kind of work. Every summer we go to Cornwall and… read more

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Pick Me Up 2012 Special: An interview with fashion illustrator Jason Brooks

We caught up with Fashion Illustration legend Jason Brooks at this year's Pick Me Up at Somerset House. As well as being utterly delightful he had some great words of advice for all those aspiring fashion illustrators out there.

Written by Alia Gargum

As a self-proclaimed lover of illustrating and in particular illustrating fashion, I eagerly made my way to this year’s Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair at Somerset House. Pick […]

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 […]

Metric Collective Jewellery Pop Up Exhibition at 94 Columbia Road

The Metric Collective was set up by Emma Madden and Myia Bonner to showcase the work of up and coming creatives from all sorts of craft disciplines. Currently sited in Columbia Road until the 28th August 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jewellery by Myia Bonner. Metric Collective describes itself as a ‘collective of thinkers and doers, troche designers and makers who use co-creativity to engage and empower.’ Pendant from The Diamond […]

Swatch True Colours – A look at the entries

To celebrate the release of their 'New Gent' collection, Swatch have teamed up with a bunch of fashion magazines to see who can style their products the best…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins Well things haven’t changed for me much over the last twenty years. I yearned for a Swatch watch when I was a boy, mind decease […]

Very Sanderson: 150 Years of English Decoration

Florence Massey samples 150 years of Sanderson, at the Fashion and Textiles Museum in London

Written by Florence Massey

This is quite obviously not the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. But I liked the picture anyway. A little bit apocalyptic no? As news reaches me this Friday evening that there will be […]