Events

Collage Stories – Poem Collage Workshop

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In the beginning of January we had a poem collage workshop at our creative space. The participants created some great collages and here are the results:     “Drawing on abstract quotes from popular media the collage is both a critique and a social encouragement. It criticizes the notion of indifference as a social phenomenon […]

Graphic Design

Arminho – Vintage Inspired Organic Creations

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Arminho

I am back again! And today I would like to share with you some really nice paper creations. Products that were born out of passion for vintage illustrations, books and stationery. These beautiful items are carefully handcrafted by Arminho, a couple of artists based in Portugal. Arminho makes unique environmentally friendly notebooks and posters using locally […]

Ceramics

Patterned Minimalism by Julia Kostreva

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Julia Kostreva

Today’s inspiration – a wonderful blend of minimalist design, textures and patterns. Products designed considering the smallest details. And these handmade goods are coming from California, San Francisco based designer Julia Kostreva’s studio. Julia is a creative director and designer who works with print, graphic and web design, branding and styling. On top of that she makes beautiful stationery, home […]

Home Decor

The Art of Origami from Up The Wooden Hills

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Up The Wooden Hills

A few years ago I was very much into paper folding and origami. I have worked on a big scale paper and fabric folding project for fashion… and I know how time consuming it can be. Everything needs to be measured and made exactly perfect. Even though I don’t work much more with paper folding, I still love and […]

Graphic Designers

Metallic Geometry by Tom Pigeon

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Tom Pigeon

Today’s inspiration comes all the way from a tiny fishingvillage in Scotland, Cellardyke. Here artists Pete and Kirsty Thomas design andmake beautiful jewellery, stationery products and prints, also do design consultancy work and commissions. They work under the name TomPigeon. Artworks made by Tom Pigeon are perfected by eliminating unnecessary details, leaving them with simple […]

Graphic Design

Graphic Patterns by Heidi Valkola

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Heidi Valkola

Still looking for Christmas gifts? Maybe I could help you with that. I am going to show you some beautiful home décor product you might be interested in. Artist Heidi Valkola is the designer and maker of these beautiful creations. Her shop started with wooden pieces and expanded with textiles, acrylic jewellery and art prints. Now in […]

Fashion

Quirky Minimalism from Depeapa

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Depeapa

I have yet another great textiles inspiration for you. It is quirky but simple, with fun illustrations and minimalistic shapes. And these beautifully balanced designs are coming from Granada, Spain based company Depeapa. Verónica de Arriba is the artist behind the brand, which she established as a way to give another life to her illustrations. […]

Home Decor

Unrestrained Colours and Structured Patterns by M.K.E.

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M.K.E.

Today I would like to introduce you to an emerging textile designer from Greece. Her name is Magdalini Kleio Eftaxiopoulou and she started her business with a brand name M.K.E just over a year ago after finishing her studies in textiles. M.K.E. designs are a beautiful combination of architectural shapes and abstract watercolour marks that […]

Graphic Design

Craft Supplies with Style by Inkkit

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Inkkit craft supplies

Today’s inspiration is for all of those creative minds out there looking for craft supplies with style. This is it, and it’s called Inkkit. They have a wide selection of envelopes, gift wrapping and tags, paper bags, pencils, stickers, twines, ribbons and many more cute little items. I have to say that my favourite products […]