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Coursework Part 3: Exercise 3.3 Watercolour Studies

I selected six glass items, one has a cut-glass decoration, another is a blown-glass ball, with a mixture of green and clear glass. I separated the lid of the carafe from the bottle as it had a nice shape by itself. 872 more words

Sketchbook Scans: Analysing an Image for Colour

I couldn’t resist this brightly coloured image from the newspaper. I decided to pick out some textiles to match the main colours in the image, to practise colour analysis, the topic of my current coursework. 139 more words

Coursework Part Three: Exercise 3.2 Translation Through Yarn

The image I chose for this Exercise is by the Limbourg Brothers, and is called “The Fall and The Expulsion From Paradise”. I found a… 859 more words

Coursework Part Three: Exercise 3.1 Gouache Studies

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This fabric is a curtain/furnishing textile, ‘Roundelay’ from Jonelle Duracolour. The textile was sourced from a charity shop.

I had thought that this textile had six colours in it, but as I was painting the chips, I realised that there were actually seven (not counting the black outlines of the floral motifs). 965 more words

Some tips about Dashboard design

Some time ago, I wanted to start a serie of blog posts about “Best Practices in Viz Design”… Let’s start and continue that for real! 475 more words


Helsinki Furniture Fair Habitare First Look

Habitare is the largest Interior and Furniture fair in Finland. The event has been around since 1970’s. It gives a comprehensive view on the Finnish and Nordic… 163 more words


Furniture Trends Overview

Here is a quick recap and an overview of major furniture trends that have come across this year’s collections before new launches in the fall. The selection is from high street retailers Made.com, John Lewis, Habitat, Heal’s and Dwell. 158 more words