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KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

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Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

Kimonos at the Victoria and AlbertRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

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Finally, we have managed to get to the Victoria and Albert Museum to see the Kimono exhibition.

Article of the Week - number twenty three - a kimono design Read MoreJuly 18, 2020

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Each week an object from the collection is featured on the blog. This week it is a painting of a kimono.

New acquisitions Read MoreJune 13, 2020

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Two new pieces have just been added to the studio collection. One is from South Africa, the other from Japan.

Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk revisitedRead MoreJune 13, 2020

A lovely new addition to the library at the studio has arrived. Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk is the catalogue of the recent Victoria and Albert show.

Common ThreadsRead MoreMay 16, 2020

The New Art Centre in Salisbury, Wiltshire is presenting its Spring 2020 exhibition via a virtual publication on Issu.

Kimono: Kyoto to CatwalkRead MoreApril 18, 2020

London's Victoria and Albert Museum is currently hosting an exhibition of Kimono.

Article of the week -Number SixRead MoreMarch 14, 2020

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Each week an item (or two!) from the collection in the studio is featured on the blog. This time, Japanese robes.

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020

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Each week the blog presents a different article from the collection in the studio. This week, a woven whirlpool...

Late summer in ShetlandRead MoreAugust 3, 2019

It is a little while since we shared some pics of the islands. This year the summer colours are absolutely brilliant, in all senses of the word.