Tuesday, 23 December 2008

MINI MODERN BAGS and christmas card

Here is the best virtual christmas card I recieved this year. And below is the mini moderns studio and house (also Absolute zero). The very talented designers behind the wallpapers and now bags ranges - soon to be expanding into tea towels and more. The images below are from a design*sponge sneak peek back at the beginning of December. see link below to find out more. (can you spot the Charley Harper print in the back ground - magic!)

Monday, 15 December 2008

Eric Ravilious: The Story Of High Street

These prints of the High Street are from St. Judes (details below). It's nice to know I'm not the only one with a shop front obsession. It's given me inspiration for some new prints. More news soon. Here's what St. Judes say about the work :-
"Seventy years ago Country Life Books published High Street, a children's book of shops, featuring twenty-four exquisite lithographs by the English artist Eric Ravilious (1903-1942). Although the book was not a limited edition, the destruction of the lithographic plates during the Blitz meant that only 2000 copies were ever printed. Subsequently High Street has become one of the most highly-prized artist's books of its time.:

Sunday, 7 December 2008


Brighton is very beautiful on a sunny winter Sunday. The light is amazing on the coast and considering the finicial uncertainies of late, it's a good reminder of what really makes us happy.
Above is my friend Antony Valenti a graphic designer from Brighton. Below is the regency terrace houses in perfect combination with the sky. It's a colour palette waiting to happen!

The Claremont Hotel, 2nd Avenue Hove, is once again hosting a show including my prints. One day I hope to fill all the rooms - until then I'm happy to fill the dining room.

Above is a fellow exhibitor Emily Warren from "thestealthyrabbit.blogspot.com" She makes animals from recycled materials. They are really charming pieces, that a sense of character to all the animals she makes. Below is me with my favourite print called 'chestnut leaf'