lucinda clark textiles

Meet Lucinda Clark

In 2017 textile designer Lucinda Clark-Wright launched her award winning contemporary brand Cinda Clark Design. Cinda Clark Design specialises in printed collections inspired by grand London Art Deco architecture, geometric form and tonal colourways. Lucinda studied Textile Design at the School of Textiles in the Scottish borders then worked within Design and Product Development for homewares and fashion for over …

Katrina Alexander

Meet Katrina Alexander

Following a hectic career in the events industry, in 2008 Katrina Alexander moved from London to Brighton to embark on her dream career as a designer/maker. Katrina specialises in making striking contemporary silver jewellery which is hand carved into organic sculptural forms using the ancient art of lost wax carving.  Her pieces are designed with edges that have different shapes …

Carol Kitchen at work

Meet designer Carol Jackson-Kitchen

Carol Jackson-Kitchen has worked in the design industry for nearly 20 years, however ,working in Ceramics is a relatively new medium for her but one which she loves and feels passionate to develop. Having graduated from the University of Northumbria in 1995 with a degree in fashion design, Carol began her 15 year career as a fashion designer. She worked …

Alice Pattullo

Meet Alice Pattullo, an illustrator based in East London

Alice Pattullo is an illustrator based in East London.   Research is at the heart of her practice, and her work is often inspired by British folk tradition and superstition. Alice is inspired by mid-century design and therefore strives to create a nostalgic aesthetic in her own work through colour choices and composition. Originally from Newcastle, Alice graduated from Brighton …

Louise Vaessen-Walker

Meet Jeweller Louise Vaessen-Walker

Louise designs and creates contemporary jewellery and tableware from her studio in the heart of Berkshire. Her jewellery and tableware designs are inspired by her love and travels throughout Italy. Louise’s jewellery collections draw on the subtle details found in Italian architecture and décor. They signify a purity of line and shape, alongside elements of gentle movement. Her multi award …

Natalie Vardy

Meet Jeweller Natalie Vardey

One of a large creative family, Natalie became competent at a sewing machine by the time she was seven, turning her hand at making basic dolls clothes, and later discovering how to make dressmaking patterns for herself. She used to crochet miniscule pieces using sewing thread and make all sorts of things for her appreciative family, who would often say …

Meet designer/maker Helen Chatterton

Helen is a designer/maker drawing on the traditions of the craft community. She makes scarves and smaller items such as lavender bags. The scarves are made using velvets, tweeds, silks and Liberty Tana Lawn. Skinny scarves made from Tweed and Tana lawn or Tweed and Silk were launched in 2010. They won Highly Commended in the Best Product category at …

MADDIE CHAMBERS

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 …

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 …

Anne Crowther Textile Artist

Meet The Maker – Textile Artist Anne Crowther

Anne is one of our local textile artists and creates individually hand crafted textile accessories and artworks from recycled fabrics. Working in layers to achieve detailed embellished surfaces Anne draws, stitch by stitch, with her vintage wind-up sewing machine. Hand cut flower motifs, which are a feature of her work, are sewn onto the surface to create harmonious colour fields. …