Welcome to my blog wich opens up my studio. Check out my projects, inspiration and sketchbook. I hope you enjoy... Sarah


Gizella Warburton: Workshop

I really enjoyed a two day workshop led by Gizella Warburton and hosted by SitSelect as part of their Show Case event held at Cheltenham Town Hall.

The workshop was entitled "Drawing with paper, cloth & thread"

We were encouraged to "draw" in different ways, exploring through observation, expression and reflection, to experiment with ways of making marks and developing surfaces. As it's been a busy time with the recent trade show, this

Wallpaper Collaboration: ATA Designs

As part of the styling for The Independent Hotel Show, I was really pleased to collaborate with Annette from ATA Designs who creates bespoke wallpapers and murals for hotels and clients in the hospitality industry.

The Business Theatre is the main event stage for the show and I wanted to create some colourful drama to set it apart from the standard trade show offering.

 Annette and I met at Decorex for a chat and brainstorm, from which I

Lombok Collaboration

It was a real pleasure to collaborate with Lombok and introduce their product range into the scheme I devised for the Innovation Stage at The Independent Hotel Show held at Olympia London -

Here's a feature they wrote on the joint project...

Many thanks to Cat and the team for being a joy to work with!

Thanks for checking in



Smallest Stand – Biggest Impact!

The Independent Hotel Show is held at Olympia in central London and set up for the shell scheme trade stands happens on the day before opening so this year that was Monday 19th October - here's a few snaps of the set up...

Guys from the installation team getting the basics ready to be dressed

Still got a way to go!

Looking a little more ready - just

Autumn/Winter Colours 2015/6

Here is my Autumn/Winter 2015/16 colour palette and some images of the inspiration that has influenced my thinking...

I just ADORE these cabbages, I'm sure they have a proper horticultural title but to me they're best thought of as simply cabbages!

Above are some of the images which, along with the cabbages, brought the colours I have chosen for my palette, I had a couple of trips and visits

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