Welcome to my new blog. It has as my title says, been a long time coming. As well as keeping you posted on my latest news, I'll be sharing nice things I find, photographs of things and places that inspire me and whatever comes up in between!
For my first post I thought I'd share with you a little insight into the world of screen printing. Screen printing plays as big roll in what I do as a designer maker. It's a wonderful process which is unfortunately being overtaken by digital printing.
It does of course require a lot more graft, and things won't always go the way you want them - but this is far outweighed by the beautiful results you can achieve and the satisfaction of knowing you have produced something by hand.
For me, screen printing lets me take a very graphic design and soften it, producing geometric prints with a less clinical feel.
Ever wondered what's involved? Here are some photo's I took whilst printing my latest collection, showing the process...