Fabric of my Life.

Tag: Artwork

An artistic escape.

When it comes to choosing artwork for your walls, sometimes making a decision and actually committing to a particular piece can feel utterly overwhelming! For many years, in my previous rented flats, I’ve avoided making a commitment by invoking the ‘do not damage the walls’ clause in my contact, and opted to simply lean layered pieces of framed artwork against the wall instead. At first it felt like a ‘style statement’, but over time I realised it was simply a

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Capturing modern Marrakech.

Although my trip to Marrakech earlier this year feels like a long time ago now, the magic of the city has certainly stayed with me.  This is in part through the wonderful selection of souvenirs we brought home with us, which have brought so much joy into our lives during this lockdown period. One of the most precious of these is the beautiful framed palm tree shadow print that I treated myself to at Marie Bastide’s small studio in Guéliz,

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Design & elevate.

I met Romulus Sim, aka Studio Romuu, at Foundation Coffee House in the centre of Manchester’s Northern Quarter, during the first week of his debut print exhibition there. Specialising in line drawings that celebrate architectural elevations, detail and geometry, all of the pieces Rom has on display have been inspired by his first-hand experience of the buildings, both from a personal and architectural perspective.   When I ask him to pick a favourite, he quickly hones in on Manchester’s (decidedly

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The Fab Flat: Posters & Prints

the quickest and easiest way to stamp your personality on your home is through the artwork you choose to display and now that i have a wide expanse of pure white unadulterated space to play with, i’m relishing the chance to find some beautiful art prints to adorn my new home. i know some people can find it daunting – and expensive! – to begin adding artwork to their home but i’m a firm believer in following your heart when choosing

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All is pretty.

I discovered online affordable art retailer King & McGaw at the Instagram Christmas market in London last month. I immediately gravitated towards their quirky collection of iconic 20th century posters and cool graphic art prints and, having purchased the iconic All is Pretty poster from Andy Warhol’s 1968 exhibition at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, the lovely girls from King & McGaw got in touch the next day to see if I’d like to test out their new online framing service.

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On the map

by now you’ve probably spotted mapiful printed map posters all over instagram and pinterest. the swedish start-up has really captured the zeitgeist for simple geometric designs that celebrate a pervading sense of wanderlust and i’m pretty sure that by now there’s not a single interior design blogger without one of their beautiful custom prints hanging in their home! so, uh, i’ve jumped on the bandwagon too… the real beauty of mapiful is the customisation aspect; they provide the technology to let you

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