Tag: personal

The Jackie Magpie team is moving on to pursue other projects, so as of today we will no longer be updating this site. jackiemagpie.com will remain as an archive for the next year or so and will then drift off …

CATEGORY: Miscellaneous
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We’ve been posing in clothes courtesy of ARK again. Jackie Magpie: Doing the hard work so you don’t have to…….

CATEGORY: Products
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Here’s something fantastic I found on the web today. The Grandma Museum is an online archive of all the gifts that designer Sarah Koik received from her grandmother as she grew up. The site is such a fascinating little treasure …

CATEGORY: Art
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We’ve been posing in clothes from Ark again. Jackie Magpie: doing the hard work so you don’t have to……..

CATEGORY: Products
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Hurrah, the Playlist is back to soothe you through Friday and into the weekend. To kick things off in style, here’s The Flamingos.

CATEGORY: Music
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Last Thursday evening I was sipping champagne in the Louis Vuitton book department of their Bond Street store in honour of one of my all time favourite illustrators (and dear friend) Natsko Seki’s London Travel Book launch. Natsko was commissioned …

CATEGORY: Art
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The nice people at fashion brand Ark Clothing sent us some cool clothes to wear and write about. Check out the pics from the first ever Jackie model-style photoshoot! And read our reviews of the outfits we’re sporting.

CATEGORY: Design
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A new feature at JM – it’s the playlist. These should get you bopping your way to the weekend. First up, here’s super-crooner, the iconic Scott Walker. HEALTH WARNING! The video below features STROBES

CATEGORY: Music
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Ah, the joy of other people’s sketchbooks. The honesty, the sense of experimentation, the shopping lists, the telephone doodles, the big ideas and the ones that didn’t quite make the grade. Laura Heit, an animation artist and self confessed ‘sketchbook …

CATEGORY: Books
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I’m a bit useless at remembering birthdays, anniversaries and those other important occasions that seem to creep up out of nowhere. So to save me from the embarrassment of not having a card I make batches of comic strip cards. I can write …

CATEGORY: How to
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I really like Craig Atkinson’s drawings; they are simultaneously funny and sad, depicting strange characters and scenes to form a diary of everyday observations with a touch of weirdness. See more here.

CATEGORY: Art
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  New Christmas wish list just in- from our Alison in Australia!  Wow I cannot believe it’s almost Christmas time! If you’ve done all your Christmas shopping all ready.. well done! I’ve had a little think about what I would …

CATEGORY: Buy
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Well, heck, it’s very nearly Christmas (all the signs are there- a longing to get under a blanket and onto the sofa; too many people in the shops; a constant craving for mince pies and warm wine) and I for …

CATEGORY: Buy
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ABU DHABI / Kate - Just your average tower block in abu dhabi. Somehow pink mirrored windows don’t look wrong in this city! LEEDS / Lizzie - I’m in love with my new bag; its Autumnal, sugared almond tones, briefcase-like handle and shiny gold clasp….. …

CATEGORY: Here & There
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SPAIN / Lizzie - Dipping my feet in the pool in Spain this month.  Now I’ve got this as my desktop wallpaper to chill me out. ABU DHABI / Kate - Now the mercury has gone down a few degrees, it’s pool time again! LONDON …

CATEGORY: Here & There