Creative Courses · Lampshades · Sewing projects

It’s good to learn something new…

I had the best day yesterday on the first part of the bespoke lampshade course at Homemade London. It is being run by Angela Constantinou from Cocoon Home who is lovely; a brilliant teacher who is passionate about sewing and making lampshades. I really had no idea how traditional lampshades were made but after reading… Continue reading It’s good to learn something new…

Creative Courses · Interior Design

Design for a Museum Cafe – the 1950s are very in you know!

At last, I finished my Interior Design project this week - a design for a museum cafe. The brief was to choose a furniture designer and a location for the museum and then design an interior incorporating their designs. I chose a married couple, Robin and Lucienne Day, who worked independently in different mediums from… Continue reading Design for a Museum Cafe – the 1950s are very in you know!

Creative Courses

Screenprinting at London Printworks Trust – one step closer…

I attended a 5 day screen printing course last week at the London Printworks Trust in Brixton (an experience in itself, including Electric Avenue!) We were taught by Dawn Dupree who is a textile artist exhibiting in the UK and Internationally (http://www.dawndupree.com). I learnt various techniques I'd never heard of including foils and flocking but… Continue reading Screenprinting at London Printworks Trust – one step closer…