Spotlight: Papercut Artist, Georgia Low

Born in London, Georgia Low’s love for artistry grew throughout her childhood and remained a passion as she went on to study TV and radio production at university. It was here that she began to dabble in paper cutting, a talent which caught the attention of her friends and fellow students, who quickly became some […]

Spotlight: Hitomi Hosono

Originally from Japan, Hitomi Hosono’s experience is rooted both in Japanese and European traditions. Before settling in the UK, she studied Kutani pottery in Japan and ceramics in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her beautiful and intricate porcelain creations are inspired by leaves and flowers from the garden; each petal, vein, stamen and intricate is noted, carved and […]

Spotlight: Gail Jones, Starkeys Lane

From her studio in rural Buckinghamshire, artist and illustrator, Gail Jones, founded Starkeys Lane — the creative hub of her beautiful artwork, illustration and luxury stationery. Her range of thoughtfully designed and delicately illustrated work has captured the hearts of many, with her recent Botanical Alphabet range, painted in watercolour, now available on Not on the High Street. […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Eleanor Taylor

A world of mystery and intrigue, surrealism and dream-like scenes await visitors to @eleanorsvisions, the captivating Instagram account of award-winning UK artist, Eleanor Taylor. An MA graduate of the Royal College of Art — now represented by international Illustration agency, Heart — Eleanor creates her atmospheric and uniquely imaginative illustrations from her home in Hastings […]

Life in Death: Rebecca Louise Law

Best known for her international installation artwork created with natural materials – flowers – Rebecca Louise Law’s most intricate large-scale artwork to date, Life in Death, is currently showing at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. She talks about her art, her influences – and her time spent at McQueens.  Rebecca, you grew up surrounded by […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Bodil Jane

At just 27, Amsterdam-born illustrator, Bodil Jane, is blazing her way through the contemporary scene with her colourful and innovative depictions of people, animals, food, fashion, interiors, plants and (among other things) maps. Aside from her extraordinary talent, of course, it’s Bodil Jane’s striking eye for colour and passion for florals and botanical patterns that […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Marc Martin

Australian artist, illustrator and bookmaker, Marc Martin, has a flair for capturing the fleeting moments often overlooked in day-to-day life. Follow him on Instagram and you’ll be invited to a charming insight into urban life in Melbourne; from roaming dogs stopping to quench their thirst from puddles and children playing on the street, busy parks […]

Instragrammer of the Week: Sonia Brittain

There’s something refreshingly honest about Sonia Brittain’s feed. Her posts — quick hand-drawn sketches brought to life with watercolour, pastels and gouache — are both elegant yet delightfully unpolished. Her daily sketches and authentic captions offer a fleeting snapshot of her busy life as a busy mum of three; from the view from her garden to […]

Exhibition: Rosie Sanders, Secret Letters

Craving some botanical inspiration? Head over to the Jonathan Cooper Gallery between the 23 September and 14 October to catch Secret Letters, an exhibition of dramatic new paintings by one of the world’s leading botanical artists, Rosie Sanders. Perhaps best known for her large and expressive painting in watercolour, Rosie’s work challenges the boundaries and perception […]