Papergang – November Subscription

 

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Papergang – the stuff of stationery dreams! This month’s subscription has lovely items from Susan Castillo who is a photographer based in the UK who uses her photos to create amazing designs. This month it’s dark palm tree leaves and it works a treat!

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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

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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Bring back the 80’s with design.

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I came across this artist on the encyclopedia of great gifts and art that is Society6 and quite frankly I know nothing about him or her. I was drawn to the 80’s feel of all the designs on various mediums such as cushions, phone cases, prints and clocks.

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Inspirational Art – Bunnie Reiss

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What I love about art, design and general pretty stuff is how passionate people can be when creating such inspirational pieces. When you can see someone enjoying themselves it oozes from their work and that’s definitely what I see in Bunnie (Bonnie) Reiss.

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