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”

“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!””

A Passion for Pattern

Preeti Gupta is bringing Pattern Passion back to Design@HEART next week and we can’t wait to see what new designs she’s got in store.  She’s taken over the blog this week to tell us more about her company and work. Pattern Passion is the home of hand painted and hand drawn patterns inspired by natureContinue reading “A Passion for Pattern”

A slightly less cool way of nailing your life long ambition

This week, Paula Perrins of Wychbury Designs takes over the blog to tell us about her textiles business and her passion for stitching. When I was young I desperately wanted to be like the fashion designer Jean Muir, with red hair, black clothes and designing things for a living, I suppose I sort of nailedContinue reading “A slightly less cool way of nailing your life long ambition”

Summer is Coming – yes it is!

Design@HEART Summer Fair 9th June HEART Centre, Headingley OK, so it still feels like winter, and we’ve been threatened with another dumping of snow this week, but there’s some signs of spring, and here at Design@HEART we’ve got our sights set on the summer. For the first time in a few years, we’re having aContinue reading “Summer is Coming – yes it is!”

Craft Recycle

Well, we sure managed to recycle some volume of craft materials on Saturday.  The De-stash sale was an enormous success, with queues at the door come open time, and lots of eager shoppers looking for bargains and inspiration.  Thankyou to all our stall holders who brought with them such fantastic stuff.  We’d love to knowContinue reading “Craft Recycle”