Meet designer Maddie Chambers

Also the Bison was founded by London-based designer Maddie Chambers to showcase artwork from her graduate collection. In October 2016 Also the Bison participated in the Emerging Talent Showcase, selected by Rosie Wolfenden, co-founder of Tatty Devine, at Handmade Edinburgh. Maddie specialises in creating luxury silk satin scarves in a variety of sizes, as well as offering scarves in a …

Maike Browning

Meet jeweller Maike Browning

Maike makes tactile, delicate jewellery, inspired by natural forms, textiles and her travels – from the wildflowers of the hills of Scotland to the sparkling textiles and temples of India. Maike adds sparks of colour to her work using a variety of ethically sourced precious stones, adding another element to catch the eye. She works intuitively with precious metals to …

Perry Walmsley-Pitts

Meet artist/ceramicist Perry Walmsley-Pitts

Perry grew up on the edge of the Potteries, spending her time as a child surrounded by the rich history of the ceramics industry. She always knew she wanted to be an artist. Since being introduced to Porcelain on the Art Foundation course, at Newcastle-under-Lyme College in 2000, it was immediately apparent to her that she had an affinity with …

Sunday Best

Sunday Best featuring local artists

Morning folks! It’s the last day of Hebden Bridge Open Studios today and the weather pixies have been really kind. So many of you have visited and it’s been super busy thank you. Today’s Sunday Best features those artists we stock all year round that have opened their studio spaces this week for you to visit. Don’t forget you can …

Christina Oswin

Meet Christina Oswin

Christina has been designing and making jewellery since 2003 and has a shop in Frome, Somerset. Her collections can also be found in shops and galleries throughout the British Isles.   Christina is a Fairtrade licensee and she only uses Fairtrade or recycled gold and silver in her pieces and all the gemstones are fair-mined or ethically sourced. All pieces are …

Bradford born artist Danny Abrahams

Meet Bradford born artist Danny Abrahams

As a true Yorkshire man, Bradford born and bred, the local beauty of the northern landscape influences Danny. His many travels when he was writing songs and playing guitar in the rock band ‘The Hoover Dams’ also inspired him. His love of music meant he gigged at venues all over the UK, appeared on TV and found moderate success with …

These Islands

These Islands

These Islands A Portrait of  the British Isles is the first hardback book from independent travel magazine Cereal and is printed on uncoated, G.F. Smith paper here in the UK. Writers Richard Aslan and Charlie Lee-Potter guide you through these islands, their words casting light on the landscape and uncovering the fascination hidden beneath the surface. Alongside the 13 location …

Sunday Best

Sunday Best 18th June 2017

Here’s your Sunday Best for 18th June. Happy Father’s Day folks! We all love our Dad’s so here’s a little snippet of what you could be giving him today. Kirsti Hannah Brown – ceramic planters Gemma Colson – functional cutlery Picto watch Andy Poplar – etched glass Jane Revitt – Ordnance Survey Map products Ernest Journal