Monthly Archives: August 2012

From the Archive – A Collaboration with Rizvi Milinery

I’ve been going through my archive recently and came across pictures of my collaboration with the fabulous Yasmin Rizvi of Rizvi Millinery. She is an absolutely wonderful designer and her work has a great retro feeling about it yet remains … Continue reading

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Eloise Grey Dresses on sale at YOOX

A shameless use of my blog as a sales tool HOWEVER… I am pleased to say the beautiful IKAT dresses designed by Eloise Grey with my printed silk are on sale on the YOOX website. This is an excellent opportunity … Continue reading

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Mid Century Frank – A new rug

Moments after posting the last piece I received some pictures from Nepal of the two new Frank rugs…’Mid Century Frank’ and ‘Cool Frank’…. Hand Knotted and manufactured by Rugmaker. On show at CAA from the 6th September.  

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domestic MATTERS

As previously announced here is the invite to ‘domestic MATTERS’ at Contemporary Applied Arts… Part of the London Design Festival. I’ll be showing my new Mid Century Frank Rug which is inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright (available to order), some … Continue reading

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The Architecture of Cloth, Colour and Space – At the Harley Gallery in Nottinghamshire

I’m pleased to announce that my touring show has now opened at it’s penultimate venue; The Harley Gallery in Nottinghamshire. Although no formal Private View all are welcome and the show is up until the 14th October 2012. This is … Continue reading

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Monogrammed Mann in white…

I believe more and more in serendipity. Going to my local village to buy vegetables I came home with the most immaculate, vintage linen sheets embroidered with my own initials. The last thing in the world I was looking for … Continue reading

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The spectrum of the Songket

To continue the Indonesian theme my favourite new discovery is the Songket. A traditional ceremonial cloth woven in Bali and a few other parts of Indonesia. These are incredible cloths…in some ways very contemporary and graphic. Typically they have mad, … Continue reading

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Yellow Silver Snappers, a Sumbawa sunset and an unexpected main course…

There are certain experiences that evolve naturally and by surprise; they appear on the horizon and slowly come into focus to become extraordinary. It was such a moment when in Indonesia on a wooden sailing ship called the Jaya it … Continue reading

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One day Symposium at Gloucester Cathedral – Architecture – Colour and Cloth….

If anyone fancies a day full of Architecture, Colour and Cloth at one of the most beautiful cathedrals in England AND… the chance to hear a group of dynamic speakers at the top of their game please come to the … Continue reading

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Indonesian Batiks….

A visual feast of Batik specials photographed in Bali….

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