Firing up the kiln

If you have visited Design@HEART before you may well have seen Lindsay Thomas’s work.  Lindsay is a potter, producing eyecatching home decorations using the ancient method of Raku, and incorporating her other love of textiles into her new work.  Here she is talking about her work and methods: I have been making pots since 1995.Continue reading “Firing up the kiln”

Sarah Dunton

Sarah Dunton’s work went down very well last Christmas, so we’re having her back!  Here she is talking about her work: I am a painter, potter and plant grower – and maker of small objects. I always drew as a child, and went on to study fine art at Leeds University. My influences and inspirationsContinue reading “Sarah Dunton”

“Everything begins with a pencil!”

One of many new faces at Design@HEART this December is Shaun Vickers, artist and illustrator.  Here, we have a look at his background and his current work, which is sure to strike a chord with many of our shoppers.  Shaun has always worked within the creative sector, initially trained in Graphic Design in Leicester heContinue reading ““Everything begins with a pencil!””

Everyone Loves Bags!

Sue Turrill of Nuthatch Designs will be back at Design@HEART this December with her beautiful tweed bags.  Here she is talking about her work: When I was a small child I would spend weeks in the summer with my two siblings staying with our Grandmother and her two sisters.  That was when I really startedContinue reading “Everyone Loves Bags!”