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Posts Tagged ‘illustrators’

Ohh Deer Illustration Collective: an interview with Co-Founder Jamie Mitchell

Ohh Deer, a collective of young, talented illustrators, is proving that two (pencil) leads are better than one when it comes to setting up shop. We talk to co-founder Jamie Mitchell about how he came to head up this gaggle of illustrators

Written by Jessica Cook

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Ohh Deer is more than just a site that sells cool graphic tees, it's a collective of young creatives featuring some of the most talented emerging illustrators out there. Founded in 2011 by Jamie Mitchell and Mark Callaby, Ohh Deer offers everything from greeting cards to homeware. In fact, Amelia ear-marked one of their lovely cushions (designed by William Branton) in her Christmas Gift Ideas 2012 post. More than just a quirky online shop, jam-packed full of juicy illustrated bits 'n' bobs, they also function a bit like a creative agency, working on briefs together (for clients like Universal Music) and helping promote each others work.

The band of merry pens that make up this fresh-faced brand have proven than two leads (of the pencil variety) are better than one with their great… read more

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Shenzhen Haiping Xie

Chinese designer Haiping Xie juxtaposed European and Western styles in his new collection for Fashion Shenzhen at Fashion Scout on Sunday 18th September 2011. Featuring colourful iconography from Chinese myth.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie for Fashion Shenzhen by Sam Parr. Following the catwalk show from Deng Hao there was a brief interlude with a video from the Shenzhen Tourist Board and then […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Fashion Shenzhen Deng Hao

Chinese designer Deng Hao showcased his wares with Fashion Shenzhen at Fashion Scout on Sunday 18th September 2011. The show was a flamboyant mix of Chinese and Western styles inspired by the decoration of Islamic temples.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie for Fashion Shenzhen by Phoebe Kirk. There was a palpable sense of energy in the air as I walked into the hall and the lights dimmed for the […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Exhibition Review: Fashion Shenzhen

‘MADE IN CHINA’ doesn’t have to be a negative, as I discovered while immersing myself in the beauty and culture of the Fashion Shenzhen exhibition at the Grand Connaught Rooms on Monday 19th September.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

Haiping Xie at the Fashion Shenzhen Exhibition by Claire Kearns. I didn’t know what to expect when I arrived at the Grand Connaught Rooms for the Fashion Shenzhen exhibition. When […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: House of Worth Couture Lingerie

The House of Worth invited us to The Drawing Room at Claridges Hotel on Monday 19th September to reveal the new WORTH COUTURE Lingerie Collection, Inside Out Affair.

Written by June Chanpoomidole

House Of Worth Couture Lingerie A/W 2011 by Gareth A Hopkins. As I had arrived at Claridges Hotel ridiculously early to see the House of Worth, approved Couture Lingerie Collection, […]

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, web designers and makers. It was at Soma in Bristol […]

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Lazy Gramophone Press: The Book of Apertures

The Book of Apertures is the new release from arts collective Lazy Gramophone. Hannah Osborne attended the launch night.

Written by Hannah Osborne

All Images Courtesy of African Apparel After recieving African Apparel’s Freddie Mercury T-shirt for Christmas I became interested in the company. I liked the playful name and the artwork that […]

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Boxbird’ s Chirp to all Illustrators and Printmakers!

Boxbird Gallery is planning an exhibition about travel and is inviting our readers to get creative. Gallery owner Alice Teague tells us more about it.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Image courtesy of Zara Wood Boxbird Gallery is on the search for the hottest Illustration & printmaking talent to join in with their May 2010 show ‘A to B: An […]

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Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration Book Launch

Book Launch at Concrete Hermit, London

Written by Cari Steel

Everything we do at Amelia’s Magazine is a collaborative and creative endeavor, viagra and this extends to the upcoming book launch of Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration (released this week) and […]

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Creauremag Festival Edition

Written by Charles Drakeford

“It’s nice everyone getting dressed up and making an effort, hospital stomach round Christmas time ‘n that”, generic slurred an old man at the bar after telling me this was […]

Good Wives and Warriors nominated for the Young Illustrators Award

Zurich, october 08

Written by Tanya Geddes

Hello, treat treat Katie!! featured in our latest issue, prescription as part of the New Brasil section. It’s the vision of Hisato, who Amelia described as ‘a small portly man […]