a travelling encyclopedia

fabric-bundles

I prepared a suitcase full of pattern and colour to take with me to Mexico. Coals to Newcastle you might think. Continue reading

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some sweet uses of adversity

monoprint

The other weekend I went back to school; at least, I became a student again, trying to understand and get to grips with some of the techniques of mono-printing. I loved it. Continue reading

signs and signals

According to the Design Council‘s report produced in this 70th anniversary year, our design industry generates 72billion, yes billion, pounds a year within the UK economy – a remarkable achievement. Continue reading

pattern’s in the air

staffords windowsA lot’s happened since I last wrote – where to begin? I’ll start at the finish. Continue reading