01.07.21 - Interviews
New collaboration with Rozalina Burkova – championing the little moments
To celebrate our new greetings card range with illustrator and animator Rozalina Burkova, we sat down with her to talk about her fun-filled designs, and her belief in the importance of sending cards, just because.
18.05.21 - Interviews
Exploring the realms of possibility
American artist Nick McPhail’s architecturally-inspired paintings use layers and blank space to examine our perceptions of the world around us.
22.04.21 - Interviews
Keeping a fresh perspective
Rotterdam-based illustrator Seb Agresti explains why personal exploration and re-examination are crucial, when it comes to his artistic practice.
08.04.21 - Interviews
Shyama Golden’s designs defy definition
From her powerful portraits to her beautifully intricate patterns, the American artist has a style that is entirely her own
18.03.21 - Interviews
A diary of painted cities
Illustrator and artist Daniel Clarke’s new book of paintings is a vibrant record of his European adventure in early 2020 (pre-pandemic!). We caught up with Daniel to hear about the trip and the inspiration behind his new body of work.
30.11.20 - Interviews
Seeing the funny side
To celebrate the launch of our new stationery collaboration with London illustrator Holly St Clair, we sat down with Holly to find out what inspired their playful designs and why injecting humour into their work is more important than ever this year.
28.09.20 - Interviews
Studio Visit: The creative space of Isabel + Helen
We meet the London design duo who explore kinetics and repetition in their impressive sculptural designs for the likes of Hermès, ITV and V&A.
24.07.20 - Interviews
Studio visit: Make-Ready
We visit the London-based fine art silkscreen and giclée printing studio Make-Ready to talk to founder Tom Murphy about making original prints for top contemporary artists and galleries, including Jeremy Deller, Boy George, Kelly Anna, Hauser & Wirth and Unit London. They’ve built a strong reputation over the last three years and much of this is down to Tom’s inherent passion for the process and eye for detail, which we delve into more with him here.
22.07.20 - Interviews
Zahra Holm finds beauty in imperfection
Originally from Sweden and Tunisia, artist Zahra Holm has made Paris her home. Using richly-coloured oil paints in her abstract portrayals of the female form, Zahra embraces imperfection to discover a fresh kind of femininity. Here she tells us about her happy place, her need for creative freedom, and her love of the unique flaws that make us human.
18.06.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #6 - Sujin Kim
She makes charming, funny, deceptively simple illustrations which always make us smile. Here the Korean designer tells us about life in Ulsan right now, and how she tries to keep positive during these strange times.
16.06.20 - Interviews
Constantly Evolving: Karan Singh makes design look fun
The Amsterdam-based artist talks about the balance between minimalism and pattern in his dynamic illustrations and animations, and why having fun is an important part of his creative process.
11.06.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #5 - Kentaro Okawara
The Japanese artist tells us about what life's been like in Tokyo during the Coronavirus crisis, how his work has been affected and the ‘future diary’ he’s been making about all the things he and his girlfriend will do together when they’re reunited.