Japanese Patterns

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I’m finally back! And in a completely different city. I’ve moved away from Aberdeen and started a new job in the website industry all fun and games – here’s hoping it stays that way!

Today I bring you something completely different, something I would probably never have looked twice at – Japanese art. Now I know it’s a massive culture of traditional printing techniques and intricate details to tell stories but I just never looked at it and went WOW! But now I have thanks to good old Patternbank. (Take a look at their stuff here you won’t be disappointed) Continue reading

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Papergang – October Subscription

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Hello this is me FINALLY reviewing October’s Box from Papergang. Long story short working full time hours whilst trying to organise moving to a different city and combine that with a postal service leads to things being forgotten. Anyway enough of my terrible excuses it’s Papergang time! This month was filled with stationery covered in pretty illustrated animals featuring artists Maddy Vian and Gemma Correll.

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Hygge & West Paper Fashion

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I am really excited about this next one in the Hygge & West journey as I adore her work and with high profile client list I think other people like her too. I’m talking about Katie Rodgers who is the artist behind all the whimsical designs of Paper Fashion.

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Hygge & West – Heath Ceramics

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Today I am looking at Heath Ceramics collaboration with Hygee & West. This company is know for it’s pottery (given it’s obvious name) but also has an extensive collection of textiles, rugs and even some jewellery.

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Hygge & West -Justina Blakeney

Next stop on the Hygge & West journey is a lovely artist, blogger, writer and general all round inspirational character. Justina Blakeney strives for pattern, colour and life – er work screams out bohemian and has successfully designed a homeware collection that dares to be bold.

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