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26

Jan

24

Spotlight on Iona Crawford

Drawing inspiration from her Scottish roots and rural upbringing, Iona's Crawford’s painterly prints capture of the Scottish landscape and her profound connection to the natural environment. From her studies in fashion at the Edinburgh College of Art to international acclaim with exhibitions in Paris, Tokyo, London, Beijing, and New York, Iona's work elegantly balances vibrant prints and colour with rich fabrics. In our exclusive interview, we discuss her distinctive approach to print design - translating original artworks into cloth, wallcoverings, and furnishings, including her exclusive collection of commercial wallcoverings with Newmor. With a fearless commitment to individual style, a global design sensibility, and an unwavering dedication to quality, Iona’s work has stood the test of time in a highly competitive…

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31

Aug

23

Spotlight on Patternistas: Crafting Design Narritives

Embark on a journey through the world of colour and pattern with The Patternistas; a husband-and-wife design duo, who use their distinctively playful prints to breathe life into interior and exterior spaces. Their ability to transform spaces into captivating experiences, steeped in visual storytelling was translated into a commercial wallcovering collection in collaboration with Newmor.   At the heart of their design philosophy lies a profound understanding of how art and design can shape spaces, enhance well-being, and evoke a sense of place. With a rich tapestry of experiences ranging from bespoke patterns for products to running inspiring workshops, The Patternistas are more than designers; they are storytellers.   Get ready to explore a world of pattern, colour, and boundless…

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17

Aug

23

Spotlight on Stephen Walter: Mapping Artistic Landscapes

  Join us on a journey into the captivating world of Stephen Walter, an artist whose work explores the interplay between place and meaning. Born in London with English and German heritage, Stephen's artistic journey has been a call to express, explore, and reimagine the world around us.   Stephen's fascination with mapping and the concept of place is at the core of his artistic practice. Through intricate drawing techniques, he weaves detailed and layered worlds that delve beyond geography, exploring history, philosophy and politics, forming visual representations of language, culture and place.   Join us for an exclusive interview as we journey into Stephen's artistic odyssey. From his childhood drawings of imagined cities to his large-scale intricate maps, we…

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10

Aug

23

Spotlight on Augustus Kotei: Bridging Art and Design Brilliance

Re-Introducing Augustus Kotei, a remarkable artist and interior designer whose journey unfolds at the intersection of creativity and craftsmanship. Graduating from the Chelsea School of Art and Design, Augustus has seamlessly blended his artistic talent with his interior design skills over the course of his career, collaborating with designers and manufacturers alike; including collaborating on a series of commercial wallcoverings with Newmor.

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27

Jul

23

Spotlight On 2LG: A Celebration of Joyful Minimalism

In this edition of our 'Spotlight On' series, we were thrilled to sit down with Jordan Cluroe and Russell Whitehead, the visionary duo behind 2LG Studio. Hailing from South East London, their studio has flourished in the realms of residential and commercial interiors, design consultancy, and styling. Their collaboration with Newmor Wallcoverings has birthed a collection of striking designs that embody their core values of simplicity, elegance, functionality, and their signature use of colour.

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20

Jul

23

Spotlight on Leigh Bagley: Blending Tradition with Digital Innovation

Leigh Bagley, the creative force behind The Graphic Pattern Studio, is redefining design traditions with his fresh and dynamic design aesthetic. With a background as a knitted textile designer, Leigh graduated from the Royal College of Art in London and went on to establish his print studio in 2012, initially selling Limited Edition artwork. Today, Leigh collaborates with us, Newmor Wallcoverings, to bring his fun, graphic style to a collection of commercial wallcoverings.

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