Instagrammer of the Week: Mélanie Johnsson

Shining bright in the spotlight today is French graphic designer and illustrator, Mélanie Johnsson, a wander-luster and vivacious creator of bold, visual treats whose colourful work cannot fail to add an extra little joie de vivre to your day. Follow Mélanie and her latest adventures over at @melanie.johnsson Tell us about yourself, Mélanie I’m Mélanie Johnsson, a freelance […]

McQueens Partners With The LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair

We’re delighted to announce that we’re partnering with the Association of Art and Antiques Dealers, LAPADA for their 2017 Art and Antiques Fair taking place in Berkeley Square, Mayfair, 15 – 20 September. We will be dressing the Berkeley Square venue both inside and out to mark our first collaboration with this prestigious art and […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Used Threads

Today’s Instagrammer of the Week accolade goes to the fabulously creative UK embroiderer, Rachael, from @usedthreads. Her Instagram account is a creative hub of daily hand-stitched creations from denim jackets adorned with scattered wildflowers to alpine landscapes, mini macramé planters, and more.  Tell us about yourself, Rachael. What do you do? I started embroidering with […]

Spotlight: Fox & Squirrel

Avid readers of McQueens the Blog may recall our feature on a sun-drenched wedding held in the romantic Castello Di Tornano (the Castle of Love) in Tuscany. Little known to some, however, is that our beautiful bride, Penelope Sacrafou, is also the entrepreneurial founder behind Fox & Squirrel, an award-winning guided tour group taking the culturally adventurous […]

Spotlight: Clare Therese

Today we turn the spotlight onto British Surface Pattern designer, Clare Therese, best known for her delicate, hand-drawn and painted florals inspired by the natural environment of her rural Hampshire surroundings. Clare lives and works on a farm with her young family, taking on commissions alongside creating surface pattern designs and illustrations for printed textiles and […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Katy Biele

With her sunny disposition, eye for detail and strikingly vivid designs, it’s no wonder that artist and embroiderer, Katy Biele has already earned herself a flock of enthusiastic followers in the short time that she’s shared her work on Instagram. Her hand-stitched designs are filled with colour, texture and character; a reflection of both her Chilean […]

Spotlight: Ohkii Studio

Originally hailing from the sunny shores of Australia and the humid tropics of Thailand, Brooklyn-based surface pattern designer and illustrator Angela McKay is the talented face behind Ohkii Studio, her online portfolio and shop for her fun and diverse works of art. Drawing inspiration from the natural world, overseas adventures, folklores and the likes, Angela’s […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Corrie Beth Hogg

A lifelong artist, crafter, designer and DIY aficionado, Corrie Beth Hogg is the creative face behind @corriebethmakes — an Instagram account dedicated to her hand-made and incredibly lifelike paper plants and a day-by-day insight to her crafty blog, The Apple of My DIY, where Corrie provides handy step-by-step tutorials showing how to make them yourself, too. Corries […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Isla Middleton

Having just graduated with a degree in textile design, Isla Middleton is rapidly carving herself a successful path in the industry with her exquisite, botanical-inspired linocut patterns and prints. Surrounded by nature from an early age, Isla’s designs reflect the rustic colours and beauty of the English countryside and the floral varieties that can be found […]

Spotlight: Lucinda Law

Taking to the stage in today’s Spotlight interview is a woman of many talents; Singapore-based artist, Lucinda Law. We first stumbled across Lucinda’s work after spotting the fabulous illustrated cover she created for Harper’s Bazaar SG, in 2016, and were enthralled to learn about her multi-faceted life as a writer, editor, teacher and botanical watercolour […]