Charlotte Luisa

Charlotte Luisa was set up by, Charlotte, a lifelong fabric addict. Charlotte’s bags have a focus on colour and texture. New designs are thoroughly tested to make sure they not only look and feel beautiful but are useful too. Each piece is designed and handmade in her studio at the historic A.W.Hainsworth Mill. Charlotte LuisaContinue reading “Charlotte Luisa”

Lucy Tomlinson Art

Like all our artists and designers,  Lucy Tomlinson is locally based, and takes her inspiration from our beautiful countryside. I am a self-taught artist, living in Rawdon, and surrounded by the beautiful Yorkshire Countryside, which is where I get most of my inspiration. I predominantly work in watercolour, most commonly wildlife, hares, bees and flowers.Continue reading “Lucy Tomlinson Art”

Alice and Stars

Alice Albentosa has definitely got her feet under the table at Design@HEART now and we are so glad to have her her next month.  Design@HEART this year is on Saturday 9th November,  Headingley HEART, Bennet Road, Headingley, 10am-4pm. I am a jewellery designer and maker working from my home studio in North Leeds. I workContinue reading “Alice and Stars”

Now Then Sunshine!

Jules Birkby brings her original stationery and prints to Design@HEART for the first time next month.  We’re sure you’ll like her style! I’m a hand-lettering artist who creates cards and wall art from original watercolour paintings. I use hand-drawn fonts to bring quotes, phrases and slogans to life: sometimes with a Yorkshire theme, often withContinue reading “Now Then Sunshine!”

Silver and Sparkle

Diana Lambert has been a stalwart of Design@HEART for many years and we’re thrilled she’ll be joining us again next month, on 9th November. I set up Silver and Sparkle in 2006. I work from my small studio in West Yorkshire, designing and making my own range of jewellery and other objects primarily, but notContinue reading “Silver and Sparkle”

AJC Paper Art

Anna Cook is another newcomer to Design@HEART.  She makes intricate, multilayered papercuts depicting birds and animals in their natural habitat. I am a self taught paper cutter with a background in Design and Printmaking. When creating a new design I seek inspiration from contemporary surface and pattern design and combines this with a fascination forContinue reading “AJC Paper Art”

Silver Moon Glass

A new artist for Design@HEART, Lucinda Dransfield works in fused and stained glass:   I am a Leeds based designer maker working in fused, leaded and copper foiled stained glass from my local studio. My background in 3D Design (BA Hons) and Fine Jewellery (City & Guilds) compliments my studies and work in the variousContinue reading “Silver Moon Glass”

Rogers Ink

Carolyn Hird-Rogers, the artist and designer behind Rogers Ink is inspired by the dramatic landscape of the Yorkshire countryside and a love of mid 20th century Scandinavian surface pattern design. The moods of the Dales and Moors are expressed in the mono-print technique used to create hand inked papers. These unique papers are cut andContinue reading “Rogers Ink”