9AprOff

Imogen Owen’s Modern Calligraphy

I was really excited to pop down to West Elm at Tottenham Court Road for the launch of my lovely friend - Imogen Owen's book Modern Calligraphy - it's absolutely beautifully written with wonderful photography and practical advice.

Imogen has been at the forefront of the calligraphy movement in the UK- and I was super pleased to have hosted her very first workshop at one of my pop up print making workshops over 3 years ago.

 

7AprOff

Jack Rabbits Lunch

After a super long week and a weekend of work ahead - a quick lunch stop with my wonderful Mum was the only cure for a long Friday in the studio - if you're looking a relaxing vegetarian pitstop - I totally recommend Jack Rabbits - there is also an outpost in Ashbourne xo

 

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2AprOff

Hot Foil-ing Around!

We're super excited in the studio to have taken delivery of two new print making machines.

The KSF 1 & KSF 3 from Metallic Elephant - lots more news on what we will be doing with these great machines in the coming months - but if you want to try your own hot foiling then I totally recommend the team over in Essex - their knowledge and professionalism is a breath of fresh air and the machines look really handsome in their dark blue finish in the studio - so much so we have popped the new workstations pride of place!

xo

 

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31MarOff

Summer Vibes

Mothers everywhere, I hope you got spoilt with tea and cakes!  This week in the studio we have been celebrating 10 years in business by offering giveaways.  Massive thank you to all our supporters, clients, retailers and friends who have made this colourful journey a fulfilling experience!

Big love,

Abigail xo

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23MarOff

Spring in my step

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16MarOff

Spring is here

Apart from having an awful cold, it has been a gorgeous weekend and full of sunshine.  We have been getting our four wheeled boy ready for our first road trip of the year and its a biggy! With a wedding in Cornwall at Easter, he needs lots of running in! Derbyshire has had a taste of yellow van in every corner this Saturday.

xo

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10MarOff

Back to the Smog

This week I popped back down to London for meetings and, making the most of my time, visited the Somerset House Hair exhibition (see recent post).  What a productive week it has been - and rounded off nicely with a leisurely stay in Sevenoaks, sipping gorgeous hot chocolates and fantasising about front door colours xo

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8MarOff

Hair By Sam McKnight

 

Last week I visited the Hair By Sam Mcknight exhibition at Somerset House and it was excellent.

Having been a fan of Sam's work for over 20 years it was a real treat to see lots of examples of work in the flesh. Beautifully curated with a wonderful section dedicated to Chanel - it was a real highlight of the week. xo

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3MarOff

Say ‘Oui, merci’ to Paris

A long weekend away with my lovely mummy in Paris.  We have been treated like absolute Princesses at the Ritz, where mum's birthday was celebrated in style.

We have walked 30 miles over the weekend, stopping often for treats and delicacies.  These days were made happier with beautiful puppies being trained by gorgeous male humans.  Of course Paris wouldn't be the dreamy destination without a pit stop at Chanel in Rue Cambon- more treats please!

Thank you Hotel Panache for having us, while making the weekend a gorgeous and comfortable stay! xo

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24FebOff

All print everything

Becoming slightly obsessed with prints this week.  As a team, our favourite days are spent printing (by hand) before heading out to our local artisan to make up as cases, bags and banners.

It has been an exciting week with meeting new clients and enjoying breakfasts al fresco - already feels like Spring! xo

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22FebOff

Just Bespoke

The lovely Lisa Baker from Just Bespoke asked us to work with her existing branding - and translate the identity of her Wedding & Events brand onto a range of engaging luxury print.

We used a varied mix of processes including foiling, gilt edging, triplexing, soft touch lamination, drilling and embossing to create the look.

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21FebOff

Kim Balasubramaniam

One of our favourite recent projects was to work on the branding for Kim Balasubramaniam - we created the overall identity and designed a range of luxury stationery to compliment the new look that included foiling, blind emobossing and gilt edging.

 

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