If you ask me of an advantage of sticking to the same job for many years ! The one that comes to my mind is the pleasure of working with old friends ! No need to try and understand a … Continue reading Together we made some chairs ! For an Art Lover’s House
Some of my “Lost in translation” boards are part of an exhibition at The House for an Art Lover in Glasgow until the 27th of July Cafe Gallery its a varied exhibition of artist who regularly teach at The Art Park. … Continue reading “Lost in Translation”, I up-cycled my Asian travelling impressions on multimedia boards …
In 1917, Charles Rennie Mackintosh refurbished to the highest possible standard of both design and realisation a house at 78, Derngate – Northampton England for Mr Basset Lowkes a local industrialist. A very stylish property for the Art Lover that … Continue reading Making Mackintosh… 78, Derngate centenary events – stencilling workshop and heritage talk !
At number 78 Derngate in Northampton there is a small house which is celebrating this year the 100th anniversary of its refurbishment by a very famous architect. Charles Rennie Mackintosh. I had the great privilege to work with the exhibition … Continue reading 78 Derngate a centenary celebration – The 1920’s Hall Lounge recreation
2016 saw #thebigroseproject ! For celebrating the 20th anniversary of The House for an Art Lover I outreached to “people” anyone from everywhere to stencil a bright pink Mackintosh outdoors. It was much fun and so accelerating to see tens of participants … Continue reading The Willow Tea Rooms Banner an art project for 2017 #crmackintoshbanner
Did you know that Mackintosh designed a house in England ? In Northampton and it’s opened to the public ? At 78 Derngate its the most jazzy interior I have seen… despite being a Mackintosh building … not a rose … Continue reading Mackintosh ‘s 78 derngate … watch this place for great things are happening !!!
Glasgow sees every Mid September a great number of its historic buildings opened to the Public for the very awaited for #DOD (Doors open days). Those which are normally closed to the public open their doors for a few hours… … Continue reading DOORS OPEN DAY TALKS – RECREATING MACKINTOSH
The Big Rose project is coming back in 2017 and I am excited to take part in a Heritage Walk with the The Maryhill Burgh Hall as part of The West End Festival on the 10th of June between 11am and … Continue reading The Big Rose project #BIGROSE 2016 – 2017
“There is a great deal to be learned from the craftsman who intelligently executes one’s own designs… he is as much as a necessity in producing a beautiful piece of work as the designer himself.” George Walton, Lecture to The … Continue reading Would George have been proud ? For historic re-creation we all rely on the first owner’s vanity !!!
Over the past 25 years I have been involved with many stencilling projects… Small or large they all taught me something ! A true craft women must do suitable homework to produce a beautiful piece of design. Here are some … Continue reading Historic recreations – Mackintosh and others … A gallery