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Posts Tagged ‘Elisa MacDougall’

Christmas Guide 2012: Artist & Designer Christmas Cards

Steer clear of mass produced Christmas cards this year and go direct to the designers who've made cards themselves: here's my round up of the best ones to buy online.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Matthew Land Christmas Cards
Christmas card by Matthew Land.

Christmas is nearly upon us, yes really. And to start my lengthy round up of gift recommendations for the entire family I firstly give you a fab selection of artist cards: available to buy (more or less) direct from the artist.

Matthew Land Christmas Cards
First up, it was hard to choose which of Matthew Land's cards to include as thy are all so pretty but I settled on this one (and the opener) as the family scene resonates with me these days. Matthew was indeed inspired by 'the joy, innocence and excitement of the festivities we recall from childhood.' In his designs he has ignored the tawdry trappings of a modern Christmas, simplifying things and concentrating on the best bits of Christmas in a traditional way. Here here!

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Mediaeval Baebes, The Huntress double album: review and interview with founder Katharine Blake

Think you know Mediaeval Baebes? Well think again: if you look beyond the schtick there's some greatly enjoyable music to be found on this jam packed double album.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mediaeval Baebes by Elisa Mac. I’ve never paid much attention to the Mediaeval Baebes before, but then new album The Huntress landed on my doormat and I listened, and was […]

Now What: University of Brighton Illustration Ba Hons Graduate Show 2012 Review

Lovely work from Brighton illustration and design graduates, shown at East London's Netil House between 6th-8th July 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Image by Pippa Toole. There were a host of specially curated graduate design exhibitions in London last week – including work by my old gaff, the University of Brighton. The […]