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We were down for a while. No-one seemed to notice which bodes well for future down time. The reason was to try and cloak…

A Fête or effete?

Crafting things takes time but not nearly as long as it takes to organise crafters. The Innocent Fete is with us and we were…

Interesting

We were at Interesting2007 today, the day were were hoping to launch a beta beta or rough, rough or half-baked or whatever version of…

A Balloon

Rob got carried away [.. sorry!] with Jed’s Transitional Objects, or the intelligent balloons, @Reboot. Jeff’s work was inspired by Bruce Sterling, who was…

Rebooted

A little late in the day now, but I thought it’s worth mentioning James and I are at Reboot 9.0 in Copenhagen. If you’d…

In a name…

One or two people have asked about where the name Folksy originated. I really don’t know. There were a few other names knocking around…

“Good with your hands”

Russell kind of caught us on the hop today. He mentioned Folksy and also said some terribly nice things about me. All correct of…

Meet our Makers

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Meet Wilful North – maker of luxury silk scarves and homewares

For designer Holly Picthall, childhood adventures in making led on to a degree in textiles, a full-time job as a sock designer and her own creative business Wilful North making luxury silk scarves, accessories and homeware. Holly talks to fellow colour lover, jeweller Clare Lloyd about her designs and her aversion to beige.