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Our goal is to showcase the talent we have here in the UK and tell the stories of our incredible artists and artisans.
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Slide Verity Hensey VERITY'S STORY The Artists Verity Hensey is one of the most beautiful people I know, inside and out, and her art is stunningly beautiful as well. Verity creates the simplest, unique line drawings where the ink seems to flow effortlessly across the paper to create the unique lines of the body’s silhouette. Slide Helen Martino HELEN'S STORY The Artists Helen Martino has been a potter for over 40 years, Helen’s journey to becoming a renowned potter started when she went to Farnham School of Art and then onto the Central School in London where, she achieved her ceramics degree. Slide Clare Millen CLARE'S STORY The Artists Clare has been a practicing studio-based artist for over three decades, alongside being a teacher and enthusiastic traveller. Clare studied textile design at Derby University as a weaver but quickly found the freedom of felt making and spent many years designing unique wall hangings and other sculptural pieces. Slide Ashley Le Quere ASHLEY'S STORY The Artists Ashley is a pattern designer, illustrator and 'letterer' that creates the most joyful designs. She has over 10 years’ experience in the design industry working across children's and adult clothing, wallpaper, wrapping paper and greeting cards, through to branding and book illustration. Slide Kate Oldroyd KATE'S STORY The Artists Kate is a very rare creative that covers so many different disciplines and skills it's really hard to sum her up in one word. She is an amazing artist that can draw, paint, create, and generally turn her hand to anything. A true creative mind that is forever pushing herself and learning new skills. Slide Dan Hack DAN'S STORY The Artists Dan can capture a moment like no-one else I know. His ability to capture the exact perfect second in an image is incredible; with him an image really is worth a thousand words. Dan goes above and beyond to get the right image so that’s why I’m so excited and proud to be able to showcase some of his private collection. Slide Heather Kelman HEATHER'S STORY The Artists Heather is an amazing new talent to emerge in the UK. Currently in her final year of an integrated master’s degree, and having been shortlisted by New Designers in her category, she is definitely one to watch.

The Artists

Verity Hensey Verity creates the simplest unique line drawings where the ink simply seems to flow endlessly across the paper. VERITY'S STORY Helen Martino Helen Martino has been a potter for over 40 years, Helen’s journey to becoming a renowned potter started when she went to Farnham School of Art HELEN'S STORY Ashley Le Quere Ashley is a pattern designer, illustrator and letterer that creates the most joyful designs. ASHLEY'S STORY Clare Millen Clare has been a practicing studio-based artist for over three decades, alongside being a teacher and enthusiastic traveller. CLARE'S STORY Kate Oldroyd Kate is a creative who is really hard to sum up in one word. She is an amazing artist that can draw, paint, create, and generally turn her hand to anything. KATE'S STORY Dan Hack Dan can capture a moment like no-one else I know. He goes above and beyond to get the right image so that’s why I’m so excited and proud to be able to showcase some of his private collection.
DAN'S STORY
Heather Kelman Heather is an amazing new talent to emerge in the UK. Currently in her final year of an integrated master’s degree, and having been shortlisted by New Designers in her category, she is definitely one to watch. HEATHER'S STORY

REDUCE. REUSE. RECYCLE

As sustainability becomes increasingly important to us all, I aim to reuse packaging wherever possible.
So, while your piece of art or design will be beautifully wrapped and protected, it may turn up in a repurposed shoe box or other such recycled packaging.