Posts in design
Sorbet and Signs: Meet Daisy Emerson

I left school at eighteen and went straight to Central St Martins, which was a bit of a dream of mine. It was great to finally be in London, experiencing everything both artistically and socially at that time of my life. I went onto London College of Communication to study Book Arts but it wasn’t really suited to me. I left the course and took a year out with a view to re-applying to do Illustration the following year. That didn’t happen, instead I started working and earning a bit of money!

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Poppy Almond: digital design captured my heart

I have always loved drawing and creating from an early age but I was unsure on what kind of art I wanted to study. I did an art and design foundation course at Northampton University and came across the printed textiles and surface pattern design degree and instantly knew it was for me. I almost applied to study nursing and I’m soooo glad my art teacher pushed me to do an art and design foundation!

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Jealous Follow: Anna Potter aka Topgirl.Studio

Topgirl.Studio has long been a firm favourite Insta feed of mine. Aesthetically pleasing to the eye, pairing a colour palette that makes me feel like I’m in a Wes Anderson movie, typography that legitimately makes me sigh with relief ~ typegeeks you get me right?! ~ and ironic chit chat that makes me question everything about my life.

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Alex May Hughes: The Gold, The Glass and The Girl

Sign painting is a traditional art, I’m always mesmerised when I see someone up a ladder creating layers of gorgeous outside a new shop or bar. Leveling the skill up is sign painter and glass gilder, Alex May Hughes. With her work appearing on the cover of Stylist magazine, in The Times and even gracing book covers – she’s a girl to keep your eye on.

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