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  • Parisian markets

    A feast for the eyes and stomach… More Paris posts here: Parisian markets / Paris story / Les papeteries /…

  • Paris story

    Stole away from my desk for a little trip to Paris a week ago, visiting my first ever trade show…

  • *Shared stories* (52): Britt Berg and Stephanie Levy

    *** Today’s *shared stories* come from Britt Berg and Stephanie Levy *** Britt Berg   Every day I pinch myself,…

  • Pattern spotlight: Halfway there (3)

    Following on from part 1 and part 2 of our pattern showcase, here is another fantastic selection of surface pattern design…

  • Pattern spotlight: Halfway there (2)

    Organic ‘Seed heads’ from Phyllida Coroneo We have been so impressed by the talent and enthusiasm of our students in…

  • Pattern spotlight: Half way there (1)

    Striking ‘Berry Floral’ from Abigail Sims We are on week 4 of of module 2 of The Art and Business of Surface Pattern…

  • Do What You Love interview: Andrew Ooi

    Today’s Do What You Love interview is with Andrew Ooi, a Canadian ‘free folding artist’ who creates exquisite works from paper.…

  • *Shared stories* (51): Pauline Leger and Janet Forrest

    *** Today’s *shared stories* come from Pauline Leger and Janet Forrest *** Pauline Leger We all have our own definition…

  • To do list done. I’m off to Paris

    Making notes with the help of Pia Jane Bijkerk’s lovely book ‘Paris: Made by Hand’ So excited to be heading…

  • *Shared stories* (50): Alison Bartram (celebrating one year of *Shared stories*!)

    *** I started sharing other people’s stories of doing what they love one whole year ago today! Since then we…