Category Archives: illustration

party invitation.

whipped up a vintage ticket style invite for a lovely lady at work. page one of two, page two is a medley of photos and a little bit about Scott who’s birthday it is ( :


giant paper fleurs.

we had a couple of fun days making giant flowers complete with stems and leaves for our two London Ghost stores on kings road and in westfield ( : i also went to the other side of the scale and made a really small flower from crepe paper for my mum’s birthday ( : a new love. i think they look really effective and brighten up the stores. 


instructions taken from Design Sponge with a few of our own additions:

pick me up 2014.


really loved it again this year. felt more like there was much more to see. talks and ‘make your own’ s made it more interesting and interactive.. kids were loving it ( :

some my favs from the illustration & graphic show:IMG_8471IMG_8474
hibaud herem 
arine brancowitz IMG_8479
jessica dass

annu kilpelainenIMG_8486
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Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol

Any textile or art lovers this is a must! Even if you wouldn’t know that the prints throughout the exhibition are by key artists; the likes of Picasso, Warhol, Piper, Miro, Nicholson………. it is truly inspiring to see the beautiful prints for fashion and homeware. The exhibition is also well ___ in a way that is easy to understand and see the progression from Cubism and Surrealism to Pop Art. My favourite pieces were:

Andy Warhol – Buttons (4th from bottom)

Saul Steinberg – Paddington Station (3rd from bottom)

John Rombola – Parade (bottom)

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the anna sui adoration continues.

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always one of my favourites from the shows. the colours mixed with the geos and florals and layering with knits too <3 oh and the shoes! amazing shoes! aw14 really really beautiful .


be my valentine………

valentine's day post


My favourite trend from NY a/w 15 so far…




Creatures of Comfort, DUCKIE BROWN, Creatures of the Wind, Tadashi Shoji


hello, my name is paul smith.

hello, my name is paul smith. IMG_6197 IMG_6252 IMG_6207 IMG_6221 IMG_6226 IMG_6253 IMG_6238



really inspirational trip to the design museum for the long awaited paul smith exhibition. although quite small it was an amazing insight into how paul started out in such a small (3m x 3m!) shop. now his work is very recognisable all over the world. being involved in the shirt world myself with Hawes and Curtis it was interesting to see just how different a design office can be! much worth the visit.


IMG_5943 IMG_5944 IMG_5935 IMG_5932couple of sneaks pics from the beautiful pearls exhibition at the v&a. and a trip to my favourite cafe ( :


jameel prize.


v&a jameel prize winner this year is : ‘Istanbul Contrast’ by Dice Kayek. i quite liked the rug going from traditional to modern patterning by Faig Ahmed