TRAKKE Bairn Mini Messenger bag

TRAKKE Bairn Mini Messenger bag

 TRAKKE Bairn Mini Messenger bag In October 2012 we had a Q&A with TRAKKE founder Alec Farmer, at the time they had just released their Harris Tweed messenger bags that looked great! Now TRAKKE have released their new super tough wax cotton Bairn Mini Messenger bag. The bag has been designed for daily use which includes jumping on buses, […]

CHIARA ONIDA

CHIARA ONIDA

Italian born designer Chiara Onida has created and been involved in the design of a number of exciting products and exhibitions. Onida graduated in 2010 from the MA Industrial Design course at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, and from the BA Product Design at Polytechnic in Turin, Italy. A very active designer Onida has been freelancing […]

Hole in my Pocket

Hole in my Pocket

Allistair Burt is the founding member of the duo known as Hole in my Pocket, their  multi-disciplinary creative antics include film, painting, sculpture, design, architecture, illustration and building Victorian Storytelling Machines! The super active duo have in ‘recent times’ (the 21st Century) produced and directed short films for Channel 4, written short stories, created the Small World Experiment, tried to sort out […]

Paper Jewellery by Liz Hamman

Paper Jewellery by Liz Hamman

Cheshire based mixed media artist Liz Hamman create’s fantastic handmade jewellery from reclaimed materials. Hamman’s jewellery has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Much of the paper used to create the  jewellery comes from reclaimed or second hand books, maps among other paper materials. ‘Paper is an amazing material and can be manipulated in many ways. It can be cut, […]

Claire-Anne O’Brien

Claire-Anne O’Brien

These fab furniture creations are the work of Irish designer maker Claire-Anne O’Brien. Now living in London O’Brien studied Textiles at Central Saint Martins in 2006 and then completed an MA in Knitted Textiles at the RCA.  O’Brien’s fun, comfy and chunky wool furniture is great! The inspiration for much of O’Brien’s work comes from traditional fishing villages in Ireland. The large chunky weaved patterns that […]

Bryony Crane

Bryony Crane

Bryony Crane and her ostrich   These fantastically drawn and coloured works where created by Illustrator Bryony Crane.  The image above is Crane herself with her ostrich but admits that the image is somewhat taken out of context as she never wears the yellow dress with those stripy leggings.  The otrich is Crane’s preferred mode of transport and I […]

Lawlor Knitwear

Lawlor Knitwear

WOW look at this amazing knitwear by designer Sinéad Lawlor an MFA in Fashion Design graduate of Parsons The New School for Design. Lawlor’s work looks great with its many colours and textures skilfully weaved together to create a beautiful up beat fashion collection. “I have a strong interest in colour, texture, and print, mixing these with tailored […]

Dee Raa Arts Fish, monkeys, monsters, hot cross buns and

Dee Raa Arts Fish, monkeys, monsters, hot cross buns and

Fish! Fish, monkeys, monsters, hot cross buns and Wilbur all the characters of imaginative Dee Raa Arts owner Kirsti.  Dee Raa Art’s work looks interesting, fun and funky and look as if they should be in a Pixar movie directed by Tim Burton!  The colourful characters made from polymer clay are all original creations with […]

WhimSicAL LusH the world of Suzanne Scott

WhimSicAL LusH the world of Suzanne Scott

The wonderful world of WhimSicAL Lush is full of fantastic creations made by independent designer maker Suzanne Scott. Toadstools, castles, rabbits, woolly creatures, prints, cards, mugs, stickers, t-shirts and more are all made and designed by Scott. An early illustration by Scott of a Secret Squirrel with Spy socks! Interestingly Scott’s background is in psychology and social […]

Peanut Butter Slugs

Peanut Butter Slugs

The fantastically titled Peanut Butter Slugs designs studio was started in 2012 by first class graphic design graduate of Huddersfield University Victoria Gregory.  Peanut Butter Slugs is a creative image making design studio with hubs in the UK and New York! So cool! Gregory has worked on a number of projects with clients that include charity music […]