WORKING WITH SOUTHSEA DECKCHAIRS

(Credit: Southsea Deckchairs) Stephen Davies, formed the company in 1991, 10 years after working as deckchair attendant on Southsea beach during the summers. The first deckchair he produced took 3 weeks to make (as Davies had no previous wood-work experience).Β Since the company formed, the popularity has rocketed and they have become the leading UK retailer…

INTRODUCING BERTIE & JACK

Hi Guys! Got a blank space on your wall? Into bright, bold colours? Check out Bertie and Jack! Bertie & Jack is a contemporary art company, famous for their ‘cut out’ mounts with colourful backgrounds. “We create our popular β€˜cut-out’ product by cutting our hand-drawn illustrations from mount board and layering patterns and prints behind…

TREND ALERT: THE ACAPULCO CHAIR

The Acapulco chair may look very contemporary, but they have been around for decades. The Acapulco chair was originally produced in Mexico, in a town named (you guessed it) Acapulco in the 1950s. Usually made of vinyl cords on a metal, slightly pear-shaped frame, the Acapulco chair has most commonly been used as outdoor lounge…

LINDEN HOMES COLLABORATION- PART 2

Hey guys, This is the second part of the Linden Homes project, this time, my scheme was based around Japanese Artist Ohara Koson.Β Ohara Koson was a Japanese painter and print designer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, specialising in Woodblock printing. (Examples of Koson’s work) My next step was to create some fabric…