Heather Cheung

Heather Cheung

I’ve just returned from New Designers (Week One) at the Design Business Centre in London where I had the opportunity to exhibit my graduate collection and get an insight into the work of my fellow 2013 design graduates from around the UK. My next few articles here at Pinso will place focus on the graduate […]

Charlotte Langstroth

Charlotte Langstroth

My articles from Pinso have been a little lacking recently but all with good reason; I’ve just completed my final University project and have set up for an exhibition. So I guess there is no better time than the present to introduce you to my work. For the past few years I’ve studied Textile Design […]

Piia Põdersalu

Piia Põdersalu

Cultural influence is everywhere in the work of illustrator and surface pattern designer Piia Põdersalu. Born in Estonia and currently residing and designing in Israel, Piia states of her passion to fulfil her purpose as an artist by experiencing different cultures and this is very apparent in her body of work. Where cultural influence varies […]

Chloe Wood

Chloe Wood

  Chloe Wood is a surface pattern designer and textile artist who graduated from the Cardiff School of Art and Design in 2008 with a 2:1 degree in Contemporary Textiles. Chloe’s designs are split between two very different stylistic elements. Her surface pattern designs are charming and illustrative whilst her textile based work exhibits an […]

Morris & Co – Archive II

Morris & Co – Archive II

Design Week at Chelsea Harbour saw the launch of the brand new Morris & Co collection Archive II, a collection of wallpapers and fabrics for interiors which will be available for purchase from early April. The collection is by far the most contemporary yet, which manages to retain the working craftsmanship style of Morris whilst […]

Clarissa Paiva

Clarissa Paiva

Welcome to the wonderfully feminine world of Clarissa Paiva, an illustrator from Brazil. Her experience within fine and art and fashion combine together to bring us these vogue-like whimsical drawings. Her delicate doll-like drawings are both stylish and whimsical, illustrative in a emotive manner, exhibiting inspiration from beauty and fashion whilst being intertwined with the […]

Johanna Basford – Wonderbeasts

Johanna Basford – Wonderbeasts

Details from Edinburgh Fringe Festival There is no better time than the present to write about Wonderbeasts, a new interactive drawing project by Aberdeen based illustrator and self-proclaimed ‘ink evangelist’ Johanna Basford. Johanna creates delicate, hand crafted drawings exclusively in black and white that feature tiny details with main inspirations from flora and fauna, usually […]

Tilleke Schwarz

Tilleke Schwarz

Following the recent release of her second self-published book, New Potatoes it feels befitting to feature an article based on the textile work of Dutch embroidery artist Tilleke Schwarz.  Scratch, 2012 Schwarz combines thread drawn typography and illustrations in a modern manner through the traditional medium of embroidery. Her work is constructed on white linen […]

Fornasetti II by Cole and Son

Fornasetti II by Cole and Son

The past few weeks has seen the release of various new collections by many major wallpaper and fabric companies but none as celebrated as the new Fornasetti II collection, distributed by Cole & Son. Following on from the previous Fornasetti collection released in 2008, Barnaba Fornasetti recaptures the magic of his father’s illustrious and surreal […]