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Emma Pearson, Mabel and Bird, interview

Meet the Maker: Mabel and Bird

Emma Pearson, the woman behind Mabel and Bird, screen prints all her work by hand and describes herself as “devoted to handmade”. We talked to Emma about her inspirations, and why she thinks it’s so important to support independent makers…

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Shop Talk: Kitty Cooper

Traditionally artists are used to selling their work through exhibitions and galleries, so how do paintings and prints translate into sales online? We talk to artist…

studio binky interview, thorntons, doncaster, design

Shop Talk: Studio Binky

We talk to Lydia Lapinski, aka Studio Binky and the designer of our bright and brilliant logo, about how she grew her business, how she knew when the time was right to take on staff and why it’s important to get the small details right…

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Meet the Maker: Kitty Cooper

Artist Kitty Cooper seduced us many months ago with her landscapes and seascapes, most of which are inspired by her beautiful surrounding on the Isle of Wight. We caught up with Kitty to find out more about her work, techniques and inspiration…

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Trends : Folklore

This month’s trend report is all about Folklore style, so we’re bringing you a collection of the ‘folksiest’ things on Folksy, where traditional techniques meet primary palettes, clean outlines and simple prints…

Meet our Makers

Emma Pearson, Mabel and Bird, interview

Meet the Maker: Mabel and Bird

Emma Pearson, the woman behind Mabel and Bird, screen prints all her work by hand and describes herself as “devoted to handmade”. We talked to Emma about her inspirations, and why she thinks it’s so important to support independent makers…

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Meet the Maker: Kitty Cooper

Artist Kitty Cooper seduced us many months ago with her landscapes and seascapes, most of which are inspired by her beautiful surrounding on the Isle of Wight. We caught up with Kitty to find out more about her work, techniques and inspiration…

Meet the Maker Interview, Studio Binky, Folksy Blog

Meet the Maker: Studio Binky

Lydia Lapinski runs Studio Binky, an independent design studio with clients including Paul Smith, the BBC and us! (She’s the person behind the colourful Folksy logo.) We talk to her about her new Studio Binky Shop…