Listed below is a collection of some of our favourite quotes from one of the world’s greatest artist. Leonardo Da Vinci who is greatly known for his enduring works “Mona Lisa” and the “The Last Supper”, was born in Italy in 1452. With a keen intellect he studied the laws of science and nature, this […]

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One of my favourite places to look through for interior design inspiration is fashion magazines and past runway archives. The inspiration that flows through the number of pages is endless when keeping a keen eye out for colour combinations, textures, patterns, materials and styles. The fabric, print and colour of a stylish dress can equally become an inspiration […]

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I recently visited a workshop taught by Richard Henry at the Art of Islamic Pattern in London, turning up at a point where the class were learning about drawing mathematically complex designs. I was amazed to see the use of calculators for measuring single lines. Taking into account the mathematical elegance, geometric patterns and the inventions […]

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If you’re like me an art enthusiast and find it intriguing to scan through the sketchbooks of artists. Studying each page that serve various illustrated memoirs and catalogues of casual drawings and musings. Benefiting the privilege to see through their imaginative eyes, taking a glimpse at how paintings, digital art or sculptures first start as ideas rendered merely as scribbles and […]

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Whenever I look to print my photography I always opt for printing them as postcards. I’m repeatedly asked “why postcard? What will you do with them?” My simple answer; to create a mini gallery. Of course your can collect them, store them and pin them on to a notice board. But where’s the fun in […]

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After a couple of decades of being hidden away from the walls of most modern homes. Wallpaper has slowly but surely made a comeback over the last few years, no longer being the stamp of a dated home. We’ve seen wallpapers come in all forms of styles from geometric to floral and everything in between. Wallpaper […]

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The early history of wood cutting and engraving evolves from the oldest printing technique. Today artists are reviving their interests in creating wood art not merely for printing but simply for art. London based artist Nadia Bajwa creates stunning, expressive, thought-provoking series of sculptures out of laser cut wood. For her impressive work she uses both […]

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When decorating your living room a well chosen artwork or a collection of artworks can set the right mood of the whole room. Arranging artwork can be interesting and stressful all at once. So we’ve put together six ways on how to arrange one living room. Salon style.  The romantically dramatic salon style is an […]

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Since the short lived movement appeared in the roaring twenties, the world grew a fondness for the Art Deco style. The style focused on glamour and opulence, Typified by bold symmetrical patterns, geometrical forms and angular shapes, luxe material, theatrical contrasts and contemporary glamour. Influences from art nouveau also meant organic shapes such as shells and sunrises.  Mood is everything in […]

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Aquatint, like engraving and etching is an intaglio printmaking technique that produces striking variations of tonal effects by using acid to eat into the printing plate where the image is engraved into the surface and the scored lines or sunken areas hold the ink.  The rare printmaking technique gained its admiration at different periods of […]

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