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Jon Klassen

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Jon Klassen is a Canadian illustrator who works primarily in picture books and on animated projects. He has written and illustrated two of his own books, “I Want My Hat Back” and “This Is Not My Hat”, and has illustrated books written by Mac Barnett, Ted Kooser, and Lemony Snicket. Before becoming a book illustrator, Klassen worked as a concept artist on animated feature films for Dreamworks and Laika
Studios. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.
http://www.burstofbeaden.com/

Kevin Waldron

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Kevin Waldron was born & raised in Dublin.
Following a degree in graphic design from Dublin Institute of Technology, he moved to London to study MA Illustration at Kingston University. It was whilst here that Kevin began working with children’s book illustration.
His first book, Mr Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo (Templar Publishing) won the Bologna Ragazzi Opera Prima Award in 2009. He illustrated Tiny Little Fly (Walker Books), a witty book of rhyme by Michael Rosen which won the Bull-Bransom Award in 2011. In the same year he was also named one of the Booktrust best new illustrators. The next instalment in the Mr Peek series is due to be published in 2013. Kevin now lives in New York.

http://www.kevinwaldron.co.uk/

Patternity

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Patternity signed rug
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Edition of 10
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Patternity is an award-winning creative organisation that specialises in the exploration and application of pattern. It was founded in 2009 by art director Anna Murray and surface/textiles designer Grace Winteringham who joined forces because of a shared passion and drive to push the awareness and innovative application of pattern. Patternity projects are grounded by the belief that “a shared deeper understanding of pattern has the power to positively engage us with our environment and each other”. The pattern focussed research archive, design studio and educational events go beyond the surface, using pattern as a vehicle to blur boundaries and tell important stories about the world in which we live.
Patternity have won a prestigious Wallpaper* interior design award and been featured in Vogue, The Independent and the New York Times. Their online pattern research archive was cited by the Telegraph in October 2012 as one of the worlds ‘Top 10 most influential Style Blogs’ and Voted 6th by Wallpaper* magazine’s 20 ‘best things’ on the web.
“Patternity is resolutely non-cliché and renders everyday bricks and mortar moot.”THE NEW YORK TIMES

http://www.patternity.co.uk/

Lesley Barnes

4, March 2013 |  by

Lesley Barnes signed rug
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Edition of 10
1.75 x 1.15 metres
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100% profits from each rug goes to our fair trade project
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Lesley Barnes is an animator and illustrator who lives and works in Glasgow.
She uses a graphic and colourful style to tell stories with both her illustration and moving image work. Her animations have shown in competition at film festivals all over the world and have won a number of awards. Lesley recently expanded into illustration and has worked for clients such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood, Glasgow Film Festival, Puffin Books, Random House, Time Out, Belle and Sebastian, Glamour Magazine and The Sunday Times Style Magazine.
Lesley is currently working on a children’s book.
http://www.lesleybarnes.co.uk/

Serge Seidlitdz

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Serge Seidlitdz signed rug
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An English-German hybrid, born in Kenya in 1977, Serge Seidlitz grew up travelling between the UK and Asia.
Serge explores innovative and original ideas through maps, information graphics, character design and more to create his playful visual language. Serge is represented in London by Debut Art. His website and blog are updated regularly with new work at www.sergeseidlitz.com

http://www.sergeseidlitz.com/

Sanna Annukka

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Sanna Annukka signed rug
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Edition of 10
1.75 x 1.15 metres
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Sanna Annukka is a designer and printmaker. Her distinctive style of bold colour and pattern is influenced by her childhood summers spent in northern Finland. Her memories of camping in the night less Lapland wilderness, the forests, lakes and wildlife remain a constant inspiration.
Her first commercial application back in 2006 saw her design the album Under the Iron Sea, British group Keane’s second million selling album. She has since been in busy demand with clients such as British Vogue, Apple and Vodafone.
Sanna became a designer for Finnish textiles and fashion brand, Marimekko in 2008. Her first collection was a celebration of The Kalevala, Finland’s national literary epic. Her follow up collection in 2012 celebrated the landscapes, architecture and culture of Finland.
Her first book, an illustrated version of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Fir Tree, was published in 2012 and is the beginning of many more illustrated books to come. She now divides her time between screen-printing at her studio, commissioned work, designing and expanding her own range of
self-styled products, sold exclusively through her online shop.
http://www.sanna-annukka.com/

Neasden Control Centre

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Neasden Control Centre signed rug
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Neasden Control Centre is a London based studio by artist and illustrator Stephen Smith. The studio’s D.I.Y ethos is centred around a diverse and intuitive process practice often led by drawing across a range of outputs. Smith has released 4 books with publishers Gestalten, Rojo and Mu. Smith has also exhibited his work worldwide including at MU (Netherlands), Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art (UK) and the Nam June Paik Centre (Seoul, Korea). In 2011 he was invited as artist in residence with the nomadic architectural group Unknown Fields Division on a trip to Chernobyl and the Russian Space Centre.
Stephen Smith – Neasden Control Centre
http://neasdencontrolcentre.com/

Joe Magee

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Joe Magee signed rug
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Edition of 10
1.75 x 1.15 metres
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Joe Magee is an award-winning UK artist and film maker. He is a regular contributor of images to international publications such as The Guardian, Time Magazine and Liberation – having upwards of 2000 images published. His work has shown widely at galleries and film festivals internationally – he has twice presented work at the International Symposium of Electronic Arts (Japan, Liverpool) as well as at the ICA, the V&A and The National Portrait Gallery. He has artworks in the permanent collections of University of the Arts London and University of Bath. Magee is a regular collaborator with celebrated British performer Bill Bailey producing films, images and large-scale video art. In 2009 Magee was awarded two D&AD Awards For Outstanding Achievement. Joe continues to work in a wide range of traditional and electronic media. He is currently writing a feature screenplay, supported by Creative England and BFI.

http://www.periphery.co.uk/

Chris Haughton

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Chris Haughton signed rug
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Edition of 10
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Chris Haughton is an Irish illustrator and author living in London. He was listed in Time magazine’s ‘DESIGN 100’ for the work he has been doing for fair trade. His debut book ‘A Bit Lost’ was first published in English in 2010. It has been translated into 18 languages and won 9 awards in 7 countries. In Holland it won the Dutch Picture Book of the Year 2012. His second book ‘Oh No George’ came out in March 2012 and has been nominated for 5 awards.
In 2011, together with Akshay Sthapit, he co-founded NODE. They aim to connect designers with fair trade to produce high quality designed products whilst empowering co-operatives and the economically disadvantaged.

http://chrishaughton.com/

Donna Wilson

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Donna Wilson signed rug
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Edition of 10
1.75 x 1.15 metres
£950 incl worldwide shipping
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100% profits from each rug goes to our fair trade project
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Donna Wilson runs her studio and workshop in East London. Her hardworking team knit, sew, pack and send out products to design stores around the world, in over 25 countries. Originally from Aberdeenshire, and a graduate from Grays School of Art, Donna Wilson set up her company in 2003 after a sell out Graduate Show at the Royal College of Art. Passionate about creating products that people can connect with the Donna Wilson studio is committed to making things that their customers will treasure. By using UK based manufacturers, suppliers, and 100% Natural Fibres like Lambswool, they are doing their bit to keep British craftsmanship alive. Donna still takes most of her inspiration from memories of her childhood growing up on a farm in North East Scotland. Known mostly for her friendly knitted soft furnishings and creatures; Donna Wilson has expanded into designing and making a wide range of products including fashion accessories, ceramics and glassware, printed cotton cushions and stationary.

http://www.donnawilson.com/