Christmas Gift Guide: Beautiful and unique gifts from 3 Designer Makers you need to check out

I am a firm believer in buying gifts that are truly unique and the best way to get something for your loved one is a present that no one else is going to have. With all the adverts on tv, we can get enticed in to buying from large supermarket stores and retailers, but what about those with independent businesses? It’s so important to support local and small businesses, because purchasing from them really does help, makes a difference andRead more

Sustainable Saturday: Christmas presents

Let’s talk Christmas presents. I know this is a bit late in the game/month, but hopefully this will help if you want to be a bit more environmentally conscious this holiday. Every year we spend lots of money on gifts around this time for our family, friends and loved ones. Often these gifts are stored away, possibly forgotten or waiting to be used, or they are used straight away, once, a few times and then thrown out at the dumpRead more

Final Major Project: Rainbow Nation

Hello everyone! Today I thought I’d share with you what I did for my Final Major Project and last ever project at University. I had 3 options of different types of projects I could do: spatial design, surface design and styling. One of the main things that attracted me to my course was that we could create our own patterns to be used for surface design, so I decided I would do that for my Final Project.. Students doing surfaceRead more

My week with Blendworth, August 2016

Hello everyone! Do you remember the live project I did for Blendworth during my second year at Blendworth? Well, if you don’t, you can read all about it here. If you do, I guess you can tell by the title of this blog that I (along with 3 other talented students in my class) was chosen out of our class to do a weeks long work placement with them in the designs studio! Blendworth are a renowned British surface design andRead more

Spirit of Summer 2016

I was very fortunate enough to help out and gain some work experience at the Spirit of Summer fair at the Olympia London. I got to help out at an amazing artist and designers stall. Her name is Anna Jacobs, a trained artist and her homeware products are stunning. I was very lucky to be able to work with someone so talented! It’s no surprise that I would fall in love with her pieces, being a colour lover. You canRead more