Tag: Paper

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Those of you who read JM on a regular basis will know that I am rather a fan of bookish paper-related art. So when I saw that one of my favourite London galleries – the  Saatchi Gallery – was showing …

CATEGORY: Events
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Here are some sweet pictures by Paris based artist Rosemarie Auberson, perfect for weary, bleary Monday-eyes. Visit Synonym for An Informal Conversation with the artist, who cites Ellsworth Kelly as a major inspiration.

CATEGORY: Art
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Illustrator and cartoonist Jillian Tamaki has a brilliant ‘Sketchblog’ which, amongst other gems, features Jillian’s funny, colourful and surreal experiments in collage. Scroll down for some of my favourites from Jillian’s blog. It’s enough to make you tear up the …

CATEGORY: Design
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I love pattern, the idea of a surface without pattern offends my very eyes. Seeing the perfect pattern makes my heart sing and brightens up my day. I have a habit of covering everything in stripes or triangles; this obsession also …

CATEGORY: How to
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More often than not I spend my time ogling beautiful book covers and admiring the work of illustrators who are brightening our shelves with their talent and creativity. Book covers can, without question, be works of art. However, this week …

CATEGORY: Books
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I am currently housesitting in a small town, with limited things to do. There is however, an abundance of hair salons and tanning booths.  I left the hairdressers with a headache. One wall of the matt-black/glossy-pink flowery wallpaper proved to …

CATEGORY: Pattern Party
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Happy New Year! Now that the festivities are behind us and the hangovers have worn off, it is time to stop slobbing out and get started on those pesky New Year’s Resolutions. As usual, I have compiled an epic list …

CATEGORY: Buy, Design
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Polly at Wrap magazine has been in touch to tell us all about the latest issue of Wrap- a mag with which I am familiar, thanks to my time spent hawking around the artsy/ crafty/ fashiony section in the aisles …

CATEGORY: Buy
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Hi Mr Yen, tell us about yourself. I like your wise sounding name, what’s it all about? Hello! My real name is Jonathan Chapman and I create hand crafted paper cut artwork. I chose the name Mr Yen as I’ve …

CATEGORY: Art
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I spotted this handmade treasure over here a few days ago and knew I had to share it with you. This delightful project is the work of Rhode Island students Kebei Li, Barbara Yang and Angela Lee. Believe it or not, it is …

CATEGORY: Art
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Hi Magpies.  I don’t know if I’ve told you this before, but I have a burning love for all things stationery!  With daily life posing a necessity for the use of pens, pencils, Post-Its and such like, said items should …

CATEGORY: Buy
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There are many crafty things that they do very well in the US and there are some they do extremely well. Original letterpress stationery, using traditional techniques, is one of these. Enter any stationery store and the sheer volume of …

CATEGORY: Art, Products
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Sources: Methane Studios and HelloLucky On the hunt for spooky inspiration,  I came across this haunted house from Hello Lucky, as well as this gorgeous owl print by the talented folk at Methane Studios, available to buy from Poster Cabaret. They have some …

CATEGORY: Art