Tag Archives: Mid Century Modern

POP UP SHOW IS OPEN……

Dear Significant Colourists… delighted to say the Pop up Show is now open and we’ve had a fantastic first day. Thanks everyone for coming in. For those of you that can’t make it see below for a taste of colour… … Continue reading

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Celebration of Cloth and Colour – Show Opens Tuesday 28th April – Next Week…

A Final reminder to make your way to Clerkenwell this week from Tuesday 28th April – Saturday 2nd May to Celebrate Colour and Cloth at the Craft Central Gallery. I will be there all five days, with Julian Blair from Rugmaker, from … Continue reading

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Give Colour and Light This Christmas…

  GIVE COLOUR – ENJOY COLOUR What an epic year it’s been in life and work here at the studio in Sussex. A colourful wedding; described by guests as ‘The Darling Buds of May….on acid’. Electric blue corn flowers, vibrant pink roses, deep maroon dahlias and a … Continue reading

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Meet Josef – A New Rug especially for Christmas!

I’d like you to meet Josef…. (inspired by my favourite colourist of course) the newest addition to my mid century rug collection. He’s bright and gorgeous and I have 4 in stock ready for immediate delivery! He could be in your house by the … Continue reading

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Mid Century Modern for your floor – In full colour

I am delighted to announce the official launch of my new rug collection – ‘Mid Century Modern’  (a recurring theme these days on this blog!) A myriad of dynamic colours that will transform your floors and bring colour into your … Continue reading

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Mid Century Modern Mother… In black and white

I realised recently that I must have acquired my interest in all things mid century modern from my mother. Sadly no longer with us, she was an experimental filmmaker, painter, editor and an extremely creative soul. A Salisbury (Wiltshire… English…) lass, born … Continue reading

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Itten – Rug of the day

Johannes Itten was a painter, teacher and colour theorist at the Bauhaus and is perhaps most well know for his Colour Star which he developed to teach colour theory to his students. From my early years at Central Saint Martins … Continue reading

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Klee – Rug of the day

Continuing my homage to mid century designers and colourists here is my KLEE RUG. A colour piece inspired by Paul Klee, a master of colour. His 1929 paintings ‘Monument in Fertile Country’ and ‘Fire in the Evening’ both show the geometry … Continue reading

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Mid Century Frank – Rug of the Day

Following on from yesterday’s post this is the same design but in a brighter colour palate. Apple green contrasts with geranium orange with a sea green circumference. This rug radiates light and colour. This design can be adapted to various colourways, … Continue reading

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Cool Frank – Rug of the day

Cool Blue. Turquoise circles intersecting. Dark and light. Deep petrol blue at the centre with a circle of warm grey around it’s edge. This rug is loosely inspired by a carpet that the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed for a … Continue reading

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