Category: Exhibitions, shows and workshops

Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter »

On July 21st, 2014 Ronja Brown wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

The Guardian called her “design’s forgotten warrior” and now the Towner Gallery in Eastbourne is fighting to ensure Peggy Angus receives her due recognition. Born in 1904 in Chile, Angus moved to London with her family when she was a young child. At just 17, she won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art […]

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Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs »

On July 16th, 2014 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

Matisse on a Sunday afternoon is  the ideal urban outing. Pure colour composed of swatches of painted paper  – with the chalky surface you can only achieve with gouache. This paint absorbs the light giving a super flat surface but surprisingly the collages are not flat – the paper overlaps in what appears to be a crude […]

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The Royal Spectacle »

On July 15th, 2014 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

Wonderful weather always helps but I think a trip to the National Trust’s Waddesdon Manor would be a treat even under grey skies. This country retreat, built in the style of a Loire château, has rooms filled with delicately painted Sévres porcelain while in the the coach house you’ll find a restored Roman mosaic from Lod, Israel (until […]

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Join us at the Chateau this summer… »

On July 4th, 2014 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

Selvedge is off to the Chateau Dumas in the south of France this summer. Places on our Block Printing workshop, 23-30 August 2014 sold out swiftly but a last minute place has just become available. The week-long course offers a rare opportunity to learn from two leaders in their field. Under Cameron Short’s guidance you’ll learn […]

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New Designers: ‘One Year On’… »

On June 24th, 2014 Miranda Evans wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

We’re excited to be attending New Designers’ ‘One Year On’, which features young, ambitious designers in their first year of business. Scottish design company ‘BertyB’ will be exhibiting and are known for embracing ‘perfect imperfection’ in their printed accessories and home ware products. Another highlight will be ‘Rosie Moss’, who was inspired by Scandinavian illustration and […]

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