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Authentic Weather

Authentic Weather

I came across this interesting little app concept by self taught designer Tobias van Schneider. The Authentic Weather app is described by Schneider as ‘probably the most honest & human weather app out there’. He may be right, coming from a rainy country and even rainier city I cant help but think about the weather all the time and sometimes I even moan […]

Silversmith Kathryn Hinton

Silversmith Kathryn Hinton

Edinburgh College of Art artist in residence in Goldsmithing and Silversmithing Kathryn Hinton creates a range of fantastic sculptural designs and jewellery. A modern designer maker Hinton adopts a number of techniques to create her fantastic designs. Using traditional making methods complemented with digital techniques such as CNC machining and digital hammer technology Hinton makes striking creations. […]

Jill Calder Illustration & Calligraphy

Jill Calder Illustration & Calligraphy

An illustrator’s work station Jill Calder is an illustrator and calligrapher and has worked on many many fantastic projects, her website is packed full of colours and creativity.  Calder explains that when she is putting together an illustration she can see the unfolding narrative as if it was a film. What’s more exciting for Calder is that she has been working with […]

John Galvin Design

John Galvin Design

With over 10 years experience cabinetmaker, craftsman and furniture artist John Galvin makes some incredible designs. Originally from Ireland Galvin now resides in Glasgow where he designs and builds his captivating furniture. Galvin’s design style combined with his quality craftsmanship creates stunning contemporary furniture. The use of traditional making techniques and fine woods in Galvin’s designs produce a beautiful crisp design […]

Bespoke Atelier

Bespoke Atelier

Bespoke Atelier is a textile design studio based in Glasgow and headed by Yvonne Elliot and Marion Parola, two textiles postgraduate students from the Glasgow School of Art.  The studio specialises in unique printed textiles working with fashion, interiors and advertising. As the name suggests, they offer a bespoke service creating exclusive designs and printed fabrics. […]

UpstartThunder

UpstartThunder

UpstartThunder is an Animator, Illustrator and Photographer based in Bristol in the UK. The name may not suggest it but UpstartThunder is in fact a mum and all of the fantastic fun creations on the UpstartThunder site are created during Jane’s (the mum behind UpstartThunder) spare time in the evenings. UpstartThunder produced 25 videos last year and […]

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 […]

Beautiful Pallets

Beautiful Pallets

Have you ever looked at a pallet and thought, hmm that looks comfy? Well the guys at Gas&Air studio did and will be producing these lovely, comfortable unconventional chairs once their Kickstarter project is complete. Thats 17 days from now. Gas&Air Studio Pallet Furniture Gas&Air Studios was born in Wimbledon 2010 with the dream of making furniture from […]

Catophilia

Catophilia

Catophilia is an illustration ‘cartel’ who are dedicated solely to creating cat-related works which include illustrations and publications. It was founded in 2012 by two very different individuals with very different backgrounds, Randy Xing studied Biology while Hime Wang studied design. They share the same inspirations which come from a little black cat named Soma […]

Jewellery Designer Li-Chu Wu

Jewellery Designer Li-Chu Wu

 Mountain Landscape I Necklace Jewellery designer maker Li-Chu Wu has created this fantastic collection of intricate and colorful paper jewellery. Wu’s paper jewellery designs are made through multiple layers which create subtle movement and a tactile quality in the finished design. The Mountain Landscape I Necklace is stunning in design and craftsmanship. The circular geometry highlighted through colours coupled with layered paper creates an organic […]