Brigitte Martin's Blog Posts Tagged 'UK' (13)

Zoe Robertson - Flocked Fiber Jewelry

Why do you choose these kind of materials? + What idea do you want to express with this work?

"I am a maker, I am inquisitive and I love to experiment, explore, discover, and I'm always searching for something new. I design…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 15, 2014 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Jimmie Martin - Furniture Designers - Hand Painted Furniture Specialists

Jimmie Martin Limited is a luxury furniture brand established in London since 2004.

Based in Kensington they have recently expanded into soft furnishings ,wallpapers and lamps. As well as having recently founded a separate…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 8, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Carréducker, UK - Bespoke Shoes

G&H Half-Cut Boot

Electric blue suede chelsea boot designed and made as a collaboration with Gieves and Hawkes

Upper Blue suede

Lining Black glace kid

Making Standard heel height; pitched heel; square waist; 3/16 sole; black finish throughout…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 5, 2014 at 11:33am — No Comments

Jay Watson, UK: Re-Inventions

'Linger a little longer'

Colours:  Black on solid European Oak.

Other colours & timbers available on…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 18, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Slow Furniture - Young & Norgate Made in Devon UK

Hard Craft

In a fast moving world we make slow furniture. Every piece we make has had the luxurious ingredient of time mixed in to its being. Add passion, a good amount of graft and an unhealthy dose  of perfectionism and you will get…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 4, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Williams British Handmade: Bespoke Suitcases

Specifications- Arch Case

Bridle leather- Cherry Red, Lining- cream suede

Bespoke brass channel frame 10x4x1mm Two brass locks with flap over straps. Two interior drawers

Maximum Height 350mm…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 23, 2013 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Linda Florence: Wallpaper

Linda Florence produces bespoke hand printed wallpaper and installation artwork for public, commercial and domestic interiors.  Florence’s printing techniques incorporate a mixture of traditional and new technologies.

Clients include the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 15, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments

Olga Noronha Jewelry, UK

OLGA NORONHA, A 23 YEARS OLD JEWELLERY DESIGNER, HAS BEEN RELENTLESSLY EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BODIES, ATTITUDES AND…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 4, 2013 at 9:19am — No Comments

Katharine Morling - Ceramics

Artistic Statement

My work can be described as 3 dimensional drawings, in the medium of ceramics. Each piece, on the surface, an inanimate object, has been given layers of emotion and embedded with stories, which are open for…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 19, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

New Designers 2013 Seminar Program (UK)

Part 1: 26 - 29 June (Awards Preview 26 June)

Part 2: 03 - 06 July (Awards Preview 03…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 27, 2013 at 9:38am — 2 Comments

Festival Preview: Galvanize Festival

A photo of a young woman holding her hands over her face
Jewellery by Dorry Hsu Tao forms part of the Stain-Less exhibition at Sheffield Hallam University's SIA Gallery© Dorry Hsu Tao…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 2, 2013 at 9:49am — No Comments

Assemble 2012: the Crafts Council Conference (UK)

Assemble 2012: the Crafts Council Conference

From: 20/09/2012 To: 20/09/2012 09:00 - 18:00

Location: RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD

Phone: +44 (0)20 7806 2500

Website: http://www.assemble.org.uk/

This year, the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 25, 2012 at 8:58am — No Comments

Interview with Chris Gilmour, a UK cardboard artist

 

(image : ASTON MARTIN cardboard and glue life size, 2006)

 

1. Your work ranges from objects from daily life, to small models of religious architecture, in a…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 18, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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CraftBoston Holiday at Hynes Convention Center

December 5, 2014 at 10am to December 7, 2014 at 5pm
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Just Because You Can Doesn't Mean You Should

BY ALLISON ARIEFF on medium core, Sep 15Last spring, I attended the Bloomberg BusinessWeek Design Conference in San Francisco. Ben Kaufman, the CEO of Quirky, was one of the speakers in a conference that unabashedly celebrated consumption (and only had…See More
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