Meet The Maker – Leoma Drew

Leoma studied at Hereford College of the Arts and graduated in 2008 with 2.1 in contemporary and applied arts. Leoma works at the Mike Gell Contemporary Gallery in Hereford and is the chairman of the Alloy Jewellers group in Herefordshire. Her work is a mixture of hand saw piercing, shape forming and stone setting; her main theme is birds and …

Meet The Maker – Ross McGinnes

Ross is a photographer who was lured into photography by the lush Calder Valley landscape. Originally from the Wirral, he moved to Hebden Bridge via Birmingham and Leeds in 2005 and, surrounded by such magnificent countryside, he found it rude not to invest in a decent camera. In fact he’d bought one before he and his wife Erika had finished …

Meet The Maker – Kate Thornton

Kate is a Yorkshire based artist and designer specialising in greetings cards and art prints. Kate’s current work takes inspiration from her interest in natural history with a particular focus on British birds. Kate is drawn to shapes and outlines in nature and the built environment, taking elements from these contexts to create artwork that has bold images and silhouettes …

Meet the Artist Katy Jade Dobson

  Katy is a UK based oil painter from Yorkshire who spent her childhood feeding her love for art with a self taught approach to drawing and painting. Pursuing art throughout her educated life at the University of Lincoln, where she currently resides, Katy applied her second love for wildlife and nature into her artistic ventures. Katy began painting in …

Sunday Best

Well good morning all, 2 weeks and it’s Christmas Day … where has this year gone? It is a bit bonkers in Heart Gallery at the moment, we elves are busy keeping the shelves, walls and cabinets stocked up with goodies for you so if you haven’t yet been in do come and see how beautiful it is looking. The …

Kinfolk

Some of you are already keen collectors of this magazine we sell that promotes quality of life and connects a community of creative professionals from London to Tokyo by delving into home, work, style and culture not just with its well written and researched articles but with its photographic aesthetic. Kinfolk was created by Nathan Williams, his wife Katie Searle-Williams …

Meet The Maker – Anna Baldwin

Anna makes all her jewellery by hand, working mainly in silver, gold, and semi-precious stones, and loves creating beautiful, contemporary, wearable pieces. Her designs have an organic, tactile feel, often incorporating hammering and shaping techniques to create a sense of movement. Anna gains inspiration from many different sources including light, texture, and natural and fluid forms. She also gains many …

Meet The Maker – Claire Troughton

Claire is a talented jewellery designer whose inspiration comes from the tiny creatures and plants that can be found in the hedgerows and forests of the English countryside. Individual ranges usually feature a matching suite of necklace, bracelet or bangle, ring and earrings. Mainly working in silver, Claire uses small areas of gold to highlight details of her designs, creating a distinctive style. After completing …