As the sunshine starts to appear and it's time to get outside and tend to my garden (a newfound activity) I have been inspired and encouraged by 3 gorgeous gardens that I have come across in the last month - take a look and I hope you enjoy the images below
I took particular interest in the collaboration between Chelsea Flower Show and Radio 2 Feel Good Gardens celebrating the senses
Of particular interest was
I recently travelled to the magical city of Marrakesh for some inspiration and R&R
Marrakesh has a special place in my creative heart as I first visited here in the very early stages of my journey into discovering art and design.
During my first year on the foundation for art and design we were taken on a trip here and this was an amazing experience for me that co-incided with my 40th birthday.
I am currently working on the refurbishment of a 5 * guest house in Tintagel Cornwall. The initial sketch book work commissioned was to research the local mining history and geological links throughhout the area.
The work below shows my process from generic research to sketch book investigation onto more developed design work....
Alongside the research and textile design development I have also explored colours
I was thrilled to meet with Vanessa Brady who is an influencial leader in the hopspitality design world...
Vanessa was kind enough to chat through how SBD can fit into the hospitality design community and offered her wisdom and insights both as a business woman and mentor. It was wonderful to discuss in detail the aspirations and challenges that running my own company bring to mind, having an informal chat with such an experienced designer was of real