Meet the Maker

Meet the Maker: Alison Deegan

Alison Deegan describes herself as a day-time archeologist, night-time printmaker and mum at all times. We talked to Alison about her evocative work and the parallels between her daytime job uncovering archeological features in landscapes and her artistic reconstruction of nature through printmaking…

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Meet the Maker: Caren Barry

Caren Barry is one of the upcoming names in British surface pattern design. Her distinctive, pretty illustrations are modern with a hint of nostalgia, perfectly matched by her delicate pastel colour palette. We spoke to Caren about her life, her home, her love of flowers and her collection of decorative owls…

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Meet the Maker: Adam Christopher

When he moved from Denmark to Hertfordshire Adam Christopher super-sized his work, swapping a career designing tiny plastic toys at LEGO for giant flower pots. We were intrigued by this rebellion, and fascinated by his ability to grow huge concrete pots from small origami maquettes…