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  • Inside Alcatraz Prison


    This year I was fortunate enough to visit the famous Alcatraz prison. I’ve always been interested in the details of prison escape stories and I remember watching the 1979 Escape from Alcatraz featuring Clint Eastwood with fascination. source diagram  Actually walking around Alcatraz Island was a surreal experience. Whilst I was expecting to encounter mostly […]

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  • Left/Right Bucketfeet Shoe Release

    Bucketfeet Shoes

    Beginning of this year one of my pattern designs was selected by Bucketfeet to be printed on their slip-on shoes. Bucketfeet is an amazing company that licenses designs from a variety of artists and designers to be used on their shoes. The shoes are sold online and through Bucketfeet shops. Initially my design was meant […]

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  • Work in Progress: Moon Phases

    I’m currently working on prints for the theme ‘mystical tribes’ for 4 weeks of pattern design organised by MIID Summer School. This week is all about magical symbols, cosmic worlds and all things mystical and super natural. I’ve been researching into vintage maps of the solar system, planets and stars and I’m excited to come […]

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  • Chelsea Physic Garden


    The nicer areas in London have some of the loveliest private gardens. Emphasis on private, meant only for the habitants of the surrounding buildings often accessible with a key only. But how lovely they are, looking in while realising you are at the wrong side of the gate. Or so I thought. I no longer […]

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  • New Work – Coconuts & Cocktails

    Beach in progress

    Give me a cocktail, a slice of watermelon and a pair of flip flops and I’m all set for spending a day (and possibly night) at the beach. Naturally these things would play a key role when a ‘summer inspired’ surface pattern design is required, which was the case in this design contest¬† I’ve set […]