Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Suzy Ultman

Recently Rachael announced that she is now a proud member of the Lilla Rogers Studio. For the next few months we have decided to feature a regular weekly showcase from Lilla's esteemed group of designers & Illustrators. Today we bring you the lovely Suzy Ultman.

Suzy Ultman an illustator who was born in Pennsylvania & has lived on three continents, although she is currently based in Columbus, OH, USA.  As for moving several times, she has seen so many different cultures which have inspired her work.  Suzy is also inspired by a lot of things around her particularly when traveling, thing like this includes antique shops, flea markets, nature walks & city streets. Suzy brings bright colour palettes, embraces new textures & hand-drawn illustrations in her work. Suzy is also partners with her sister Joanna Romage, a photographer & graphic designer, the pair working together under the name 'Zazu & Zeppe' bringing a diverse of creativity under one name. Suzy has an online Etsy shop selling a few limited edition prints. You can find Suzy on Facebook and follow her on Twitter @suzyultman. Enjoy, Hannah.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Stockholm - Colour & Texture

Following on from yesterday's post here are a few quick snapshots taken around Stockholm, the first series of images showcase just some of the beautiful textures & colours dotted around the city. I have so much to share with you from the beautiful architecture to the striking innovative window displays. Stay tuned this week for lots of Swedish inspiration!

I hope these images brighten up your day!

Monday, October 29, 2012

Fun in Stockholm!

Happy Monday everyone! I have just returned back from a very fun design trip to Stockholm with two talented designers Libby McMullin & Louise Tiler. We went in search of design inspiration & Swedish stockists! (For our own product ranges) We had such a wonderful time, my head is now buzzing with ideas & I can't wait to get started on some new collections! (Fingers crossed that we secure some product orders also!)

Stay tuned this week as I have so much inspiration to share with you!

Friday, October 26, 2012

Katie Leamon Design

Happy typography Friday!
Absolutely GORGEOUS typography to share with you today from the wonderfully talented Katie Leamon. Katie is a surface designer & illustrator based in London 'with a love of drawing and typography along with great ambition and a desire to create beautiful things'. Katie draws her inspiration from traditional nursery rhymes, fables & fairytales, using a monochromatic palette she makes a traditional subject matter accessible to the contemporary customer. We love her natural talent for typography & we're so glad to have found her work exhibited at Top Drawer in September! Below you can see a selection of general greeting cards & Christmas cards. You can find more of her design work on her beautiful website!
Have a good weekend!

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Special offers!

Have you seen our special offers section on our brand new online shop? We have special offer prices on a range of products across the shop including tea towels, canvas bags, oven mitts, cards, mugs & aprons! We have some products perfect for Christmas such as our 'Doodle Trees' & 'Bauble Magic' Christmas cards. Why not buy that wonderful friend a professionally designed & screen printed canvas bag thats come in 3 colours! We have orange & sea green for those who love colour or black for those who like bold pattern. You can also check out our Rachael's Picks for more Christmas inspiration!
Have a lovely day :)

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Bonnie Dain

Recently Rachael announced that she is now a proud member of the Lilla Rogers Studio. For the next few months we have decided to feature a regular weekly showcase from Lilla's esteemed group of designers & Illustrators. Today we bring you the lovely Bonnie Dain.

Bonnie Dain is an illustrator based in Rome, Italy. Bonnie is inspired by art galleries, museums & nature. Bonnie has created designs for a number of products including wallpaper, bed linen, kitchenware, ceramics & cushions. She also has a wide variety of cover designs for products including CDs & books. Bonnie also enjoys painting particularly watercolor & acrylic, there is a wide selection on her website!

Bonnie has won many awards over the past 14 years for her illustrations especially for magazines. Bonnie has a wide selection of clients including Starbucks, Penguin Books, NY Magazine, Glamour, Town & Country, Parents Magazine & many more. Enjoy, Hannah :)

You can see Rachael's profile here or you click here for a peek at the 'Studio Newsletter' Rachael designed for Lilla!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Jenny Wiscombe

Jenny Wiscombe is another fabulous designer that we found when exhibiting at Top Drawer in September! We just fell in love with her gorgeous greeting card collections such as her 'Alphabet' & 'Sugar' ranges! You can find the rest of her wonderfully quirky & humorous ranges online and you can email her: for more information or to place an order.
Enjoy! Kelly :)

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