Sarah Dunton

If you’ve been to Design@HEART for the last couple of years you’ll have met Sarah Dunton.  Her ceramics and prints have prooved very popular.  She’s back again on 9th November, so here she is talking about her work: I am a potter, printmaker, painter, illustrator and gardener. I originally trained as a fine artist atContinue reading “Sarah Dunton”

THE Creative S P A C E

The Creative SPACE is the creative business of Laurie Bower.  She’s bringing her beautiful handmade books to Design@HEART for the first time on 9th November. I create individual handmade books, blank ones with beautiful covers and creative ones with my poems or quotes in.  Books are touchable art, and I enjoy making stand-alone pieces, whichContinue reading “THE Creative S P A C E”

TM Vintage Leeds

Brand new to Design@HEART, Tom Mitchell brings his eclectic mix of vintage upcycled lamps.  We think you’ll like them! I started TMVintageLeeds back in 2016 from a love of old cameras, I am really a huge photography fan and it seems that a lot of old cameras become neglected and unused. I took this thoughtContinue reading “TM Vintage Leeds”

Inkylinky by Liz Samways

After several years away, Liz Samways is back at Design@HEART this year, and we can’t wait to see her new jewellery and prints. I’m a Leeds-based jeweller and printmaker, working primarily in silver and copper which is etched & engraved using techniques commonly found in printmaking. My work is inspired by the landscape, as viewedContinue reading “Inkylinky by Liz Samways”

Carbon Art by Ceri Wood

Ceri is another newcomer to Design@HEART and we’re looking forward to seeing her drawings and maps. I am a Horsforth-based artist specialising in pencil-drawn bespoke maps and landscapes of the local area. I have always loved monochrome art and the striking effects that can be achieved from simple media such as pen and pencil. PencilContinue reading “Carbon Art by Ceri Wood”

Goss Bag by Annie Lawson

Over the next few weeks we’ll be featuring some of our artists and craftspeople for our next fair on Saturday 9th November.  First up is Annie Lawson of Goss Bag: I am a cartoonist who has progressed into ‘cartooning in wool’. My knitted phone cases are flip-top design and are sturdy, being each one knittedContinue reading “Goss Bag by Annie Lawson”

Applications are open for November 2019

You can now apply for a stall at our  Design@HEART Fair on 9th November 2019. Apply Please make sure you read all the blurb and answer all the questions.  We have a new application process this year, both in terms of rules and the tech.  We’ve tested the tech and it all seems to beContinue reading “Applications are open for November 2019”

Writing Your Artist’s Statement

Our new application process requires a bit more information than previously so here’s a guide of how to write your “artist’s statement”.  It’s nothing to worry about, we promise.  Applications open on the 1st April, so if you’ve never written an artist’s statement before, you can get a head start this coming week! Your StatementContinue reading “Writing Your Artist’s Statement”

New Application Process

The application process for Design@HEART has changed!  We hope for the better, and we hope no more complicated than before.  But there will be deadlines, so it will require some forward thinking! We know that stallholders like to know well in advance what fairs they are going to be doing in November and December, soContinue reading “New Application Process”