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Meet the maker Betty De Paris

Betty De Paris is a Shibori and natural dye craftswoman and artist. Hidden behind a large door in Paris’s 20th arrondissement is a courtyard housing a tiny garden and a tall narrow building where Betty De Paris lives and works. The area is where, forty years ago, artists took over old abandoned artisans workshops. Did… Continue reading Meet the maker Betty De Paris

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Coming soon to a desk near you

Desk dividers, that can help with social distancing. Tektura-Zintra desk dividers with clamp Bhushan design I was recently sent some information by a company called Tektura Wallcoverings . They make contract wall coverings and screens. As they say in their brochure ‘We work with manufacturers who create stunning products, and are willing to take risks… Continue reading Coming soon to a desk near you

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Seville by Cole & Son

Cole and son produce some of the most exciting and original wallpapers on sale today and here we show you their latest exquisite wallpaper range From the breath-taking blend of Mudéjar architecture and art, the fragrant flora and diverse fauna, to the percussive strumming of guitarists accompanying passion-filled flamenco dancers resounding through the vibrant city,… Continue reading Seville by Cole & Son

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Meet the Maker Ildiko Horvath from Restored 4 U

Ildiko Hovath is Hungarian by birth but now living in Canada and is one of Annie Sloan’s painters in residence. JB Did you go to art school originally and if so where and what did you study? IH As English is my second language, please forgive me for any mistakes  I make .I did not… Continue reading Meet the Maker Ildiko Horvath from Restored 4 U

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Craft figures rise during Covid

Nicolas Saint Grégoire Braque Dress 2.2011 Cynthia Corbett Gallery It has been apparent for some time that the appetite for the hand made is on the rise. The crafts council recently launched a report to identify and gauge the appetite for British craft. Here are some of the amazing, well to me, figures. Vanessa Hogge… Continue reading Craft figures rise during Covid