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Wearable Drawings

Wearable Drawings

The common pattern of thought is to get excited about turning 2D sketches and ideas into 3D. Elvira ‘t Hart, Dutch Fashion Design graduate, turns it all upside down. Her collection Wearable Drawings is the very opposite in that she creates clothing which, in a nutshell, are wearable sketches. Elvira creates her pieces by laser-cutting […]

Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire

Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire

The Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire on Sunday was fab! There was so many wonderful exhibitors there with their wonderful projects! It was also very very busy, jam packed and buzzing with energy. The variety of makers there was awesome, its amazing to see so many people doing so many amazing different things. Some familiar faces where there too that include the […]

Stamp Boats Stamp Flags Stamp Buildings

Stamp Boats Stamp Flags Stamp Buildings

Gloucestershire based artist Rachel Markwick creates striking collages using stamps. From a far the textured planes of colour make up a visible form such as the flags shown below. It is only when you have a closer look that you realise that the  textured appearance is the result of hundreds of stamps being cut, chopped and pasted together to create […]

The Protector by Rachel Boston

The Protector by Rachel Boston

London based jewellery designer maker Rachel Boston creates fascinating pieces of jewellery that are inspired by nature, contemporary culture and high fashion to celebrate both the beautiful and the damned. Boston’s recent collection titled The Protector is inspired by the aggressive looking exoskeletons of beetles and scorpions.  Infusing these natural elements with ‘sophistication and rock ‘n’ roll’ has resulted in these compelling […]

Medical costumes Katarzyna Konieczka

Medical costumes Katarzyna Konieczka

Costume and avant grade fashion designer Katarzyna Konieczka creates collections that provoke a powerful emotional reaction in the viewer.  The costumes displayed show people that appear to be trapped by the costume itself in a form of torture or medieval dentistry. The metallic fixtures that wrap the face and body produce a frightening visual with the highly polished struts appearing to pierce the […]

Glitch Furniture

Glitch Furniture

Italian architect and designer Ferruccio Laviani has created a series of out of the ordinary designs for Italian furniture designer maker studio Fratelli Boffi. Laviani’s collaboration with Fratelli Boffi creates a complementing relationship between designer and experienced expert furniture maker. Laviani’s enthusiastically creates designs that have a striking visual impact that often make people wonder.     Good Vibrations Laviani’s design carry a sense of wittiness that people can relate too given our involvement […]

Melanie Eddy

Melanie Eddy

London based jewellery designer maker Melanie Eddy combines traditional approaches with new applications to create sculptural jewellery that uses geometry as a tool to explore the relationship of form to the body. Eddy was trained in Bermuda, Canada, New York and has a Masters Degree in Jewellery design from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design London. Working […]

Upcycled furniture by Zoe Murphy

Upcycled furniture by Zoe Murphy

These amazing furniture and textile designs are the work of designer Zoe Murphy. Fascinated by re-use and rejuvenation of unwanted items Murphy’s work brings new life to scrapped furniture. Murphy’s ethos is to encourage people to ‘consume more carefully and with more responsibility’ to create a sustainable balanced future. Zoe Murphy furniture and textiles Inspired by the surroundings of her hometown in Margate Kent Murphy prints her designs on […]

Pink Grapefruit

Pink Grapefruit

Pink Grapefruit is a Glasgow based bespoke furniture restorer and unique textiles design studio. Their individual one off pieces combine traditional skills with contemporary vision resulting in quirky but beautiful pieces that hint at the motivation and ethos of Pink Grapefruit. Sarah Weston and Lindsay Wood founded Pink Grapefruit after graduating from Gray’s School of Art in 2005 and setup shop […]

RE FORM THE NORM

RE FORM THE NORM

The REFORM THE NORM studio based in Glasgow is run by Finnish born designer maker Joachim King. Originally from a family of boat builders King has grown up around woodwork and carpentry. While living in the UK King attained a Mechanical Engineering degree and has worked within the manufacturing industry  Now King works from his Glasgow based Studio REFORM THE NORM where he employes his engineering knowledge […]

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