studios

Folksy designers in their studios

In our search for new banners for the Folksy homepage, we asked our designers to send in photographs of themselves in their studios. So here is a fascinating peek into the real workspaces of makers across Britain…

Meet the Maker: There’s Only One Amy Laws

The living room floor of a Somerset flat may be a far cry from the haute-couture ateliers of Paris, but this is where you will find Amy Laws, designing her own patterns and fabrics, and making exquisite clothes for exceptionally lucky women and children…

Chatty Nora, Meet the Maker, interview

Meet the Maker… Chatty Nora

From her studio in the wilds of Yorkshire, Jane Tibbetts (or rather her alter-ego Chatty Nora) draws and prints a wonderful world of words where Dr Seuss mingles with Jane Austen, William Shakespeare and IT Crowd. We talked to her about her life and inspirations, while trying not to swoon over her new, envy-inducing, studio, screen-printing press and architect’s plan chest…