August: Make it in Design

For the last 3 months I have been doing a few online design courses with Make it in Design. These are fabulous course packed full with really useful information about surface pattern design and lots of trend briefs and creative exercises to get your teeth into and generally build your portfolio as you go along. […]

Highlights of Hebden Bridge

My latest illustrations are all about Hebden Bridge and the wonderful historical buildings and bridges found there. Printed locally, as I am a huge fan of the Totally Locally Scheme, my greeting cards are now for sale at the lovely Tall Poppies on Market street, Hebden Bridge. I will be expanding this range quite soon […]

WGSN SS19 Macro Trends

So, the macro trends for SS19 by WGSN are as follows: Common Ground In Touch Creative Manifesto I find that the best place to find images and further information on these three macro trends are on Pinterest. It’s a great source and visual aid in collating ideas and trends/themes. If you want to follow me […]

SS19 WGSN Trends Colour Palette

  This year, WGSN had a trend video running every morning where you colour pick up a little bit of information of the upcoming SS19 trends. I have attached the colour palette for the SS19 trends to help other designers like me to pick the correct colours for their SS19 designs.

Spring Fair 2018

I always attend the Spring Fair at the NEC each year. It’s a huge exhibition with exhibitors expanding over 20 halls this year. A lot of walking! Met some fantastic exhibitors and got some great feedback on my 2018 licenced designs. It’s also nice to catch up with existing clients, chat face to face for […]

Top Drawer, Olympia London

Well for the first time I visited Top Drawer this year. Great venue and there were some fantastic stands there, great designers exhibiting their products. It was worth a visit and I would recommend to any new designer to visit and see how more experienced designers present themselves and their goods on their stands. I […]

New website now LIVE

I have now launched my new website: This is for all my Art whether its digital, watercolour or illustrations. So please do pop over and take a look as new artwork is added monthly. Products currently available with my Art are: canvases, prints, cushions, coasters, mugs and placemats.