Posted in January 2012

Olivia Grabowski West, Notting Hill Carnival

Olivia Grabowski West, Notting Hill Carnival

We love these portraits taken at the Notting Hill Carnival by London based photographer Olivia Grabowski West. She set up a portable studio outside a house in Kensington Park Road and limited herself to only two shots per subject. The results are a testament to her skill as a photographer combining great technical knowledge with a … Continue reading

Fiona of Seawall

Fiona of Seawall

Fiona Edgley (nee Fraser)  lived in Old Portsmouth from 1999 to 2011. She spent the last 10 years of her life painting local scenes of the town and the sea. With her training and professional background in graphic design and silversmithing she thought of herself as a designer, not an artist. She worked in both … Continue reading

Wendy Bray

Wendy Bray

 Wendy Brays original fabric designs from the 1950s have caught our eye for their  imaginative subject matters. Recently rediscovered in her attic her portfolio has gained interest from The Art of Wallpaper, Sandersons (fabric) and Persephone (endpapers for a book). Image from World of Interiors Feb 2011 Image from Wendy Bray website