Category Archives: Press

Another Ode to Petrol Blue – Ptolemy Mann on Crafts Magazine Cover

…following on from my post last week…there’s more Petrol blue on my horizon with this months CRAFTS magazine cover. I am delighted and honoured to be on it and in it! Thanks to the whole Crafts Team for doing such … Continue reading

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Domestic Matters @ Contemporary Applied Arts

I wanted to share some lovely pictures I just received taken to promote a show I am in in September at the London gallery called Contemporary Applied Arts. The show is curated by the lovely duo Brian Kennedy and Peter … Continue reading

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Boldhaus – The Scotland on Sunday

On a bright Spring morning my wonderful photographer friend Nicole Rowntree came and photographed the house for The Scotland on Sunday. A great opportunity to showcase my textiles, rugs, art etc. Look out Cath, Orla and Martha; here I come…. … Continue reading

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Ikat Furnishing Fabrics – Ptolemy Mann by the Metre… coming soon

A quick break from Indonesian musings to announce that I am launching my first capsule collection of Ikat Furnishing Fabrics available to buy by the metre. A series of super bold, contemporary, digitally printed Ikats. Exquisitely printed here in the … Continue reading

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Ptolemy Mann – The Catalogue

I’ve very pleased to announce that I now have a wonderful book about my work available… the lovely people at Ruthin have produced a beautiful catalogue to accompany my solo show. It’s a wonderful overview of my work to date … Continue reading

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The Architecture of Cloth, Colour and Space

I am delighted to announce the imminent opening of my first solo retrospective show called: PTOLEMY MANN – THE ARCHITECTURE OF CLOTH, COLOUR AND SPACE It opens on the 18th November 2011 at the Ruthin Craft Centre http://www.ruthincraftcentre.org.uk where it will … Continue reading

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Colour of the Moment… Primrose Yellow (or is it?)

I was walking down Bond street in London the other day on my way to a meeting when I saw a yellow wool coat in the window of Miu Miu http://www.miumiu.com  I had seen the coat a few times in the press … Continue reading

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The Freelancers: A project by Sam Peach and Tora Davidson – In the Guardian online today

I agreed to be photographed in my old studio in London Bridge a while ago for this project. It’s a project about the nature of being freelance. Today it appeared in the guardian online: http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/gallery/2011/aug/11/freelance-workers-artists-designers#/?picture=377725673&index=9 This was another picture from the … Continue reading

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Press Post – House and Garden August 2011 – Bill Amberg and I….

I just completed a year long programe with Arts and Business called CRAFTED. An opportunity to have a mentor for a year to help move things along. My mentor was Bill Amberg who was great and very inspiring. He really … Continue reading

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