Shop Talk

Rose Blake – Playlist/Painting

Selecting the right musical ambiance is as natural a part of procrastination as anything I can imagine. So let’s stop this now, with Rose Blake. First she compiles the playlist, then, feeling truly empowered, she makes a piece of work. Takes it’s photograph next to a nice pot-plant, then posts the results to her website. Each painting is for sale (for not very much) and even if you don’t buy, you can enjoy the paintings, the sweet narrative, and the music...

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Danny Sturgess

Charlotte Linton

Charlotte Linton is a print and fashion designer who began a scarf label in 2009. Each collection takes inspiration from the travels of fictional, zoologist muse ‘Ermandtrude’. The latest collection sees a visit to Greenland, taking roots in the excellent travel diary – drawings and paintings of early 20th century artist Rockwell Kent. Each piece starts from scanned drawings and paintings, respectfully artworked into designs to be printed digitally onto silk and wool. Charlotte also keeps a superb blog of drawings, I’ve posted...

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Danny Sturgess

Hannah Waldron

In between working on projects for the V&A, Graphic Thought Facility and GQ. London based Illustrator and print maker Hannah Waldron has been teaching herself to weave in her downtime. Documenting the progress on her blog, it’s been interesting to follow the results. After exploring pattern making it seems quite a natural progression for her work, transferring the process of geometric/simple rule based patterns on paper to needlework. There is a sweet irony with the almost pixel perfect appearance of the weaves from...

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Danny Sturgess