I make contemporary jewellery in predominately precious materials. My influences include japanese textiles and architecture and I use enamel, gemstones, paper, felt, porcelain and gold leaf to create contrasting colour.
Inspired by shape and texture, Anna focuses on the delicate detail found in leaves and flowers. Her distinctive collection of contemporary designs consists of complicated and intricate hand-created clusters, combined with delicate pattern to form beautiful and timeless pieces.
Anna Nichols creatively designs and makes fine furniture to the highest standards of craftsmanship by commission, using modern and traditional cabinet making techniques.
Anna can work to a brief or discuss designs and ideas that have not yet been set. Although she works in hardwoods, she is also open to designing with other materials in mind, for example glass and metals. The look of her furniture is elegant and stylish working with curves with her inspiration drawn from nature, and how humans interact with objects around them.
Anna is also happy to work with Interior Designers and Architects, and is fully 2D/3D CAD proficient.
Based in Glasgow, Anne Lindsay designs contemporary jewellery and silverware, having studied at Edinburgh College of Art and worked with some of Scotland's most respected jewellers. Inspired by unusual patterns and surface textures, Anne's prizewinning work is exhibited in galleries across the UK. Anne works in silver and gold to create individual and unusual jewellery and silverware. Apart from existing designs Anne will work to commission and can also adapt existing designs to suit individual requirements.
Anvil Creations, metal craft extraordinaire, beautiful, bespoke, quirky and unique sculptures all handmade in Scotland.
The Scottish landscape, the colours of the world around her as well as the shape, texture and patterns of the materials used are the inspiration for Assja's jewellery creation.
Art Room 59 newly opened in autumn 2005 and is situated on the outskirts of Dunfermline town centre. The Gallery provides a showcase for Scottish artists, craftspeople and designers, many of whom are local to Dunfermline and Fife. Owned by Ruth Walls, a design graduate of Edinburgh College of Art, the gallery offers an eclectic mix of original and very affordable paintings, screen prints, mixed media work, ceramics, glass, sculpture and jewellery. Along side sits textile inspired interior art, wall hangings, feltwork, mirrors, lamps together with an imaginative array of gift ideas and hand crafted cards. Bright and modern, the gallery provides an ideal setting for exhibitions, and a space where newly emerging graduates and artists can exhibit their work along side those who have already established themselves as artists and designers.
Matt Russell is a student at Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. He is currently specialising in Textiles & Surface Design, focusing in Fashion and Interiors as an output.
Having studied Chinese Language & Culture in Nanjing University China there is inspirations of both east and west in his work.
Blogging for not only on artnthat.com, Matt also writes for STV featuring his work, designs as well as his artistic and interesting findings in his day-to-day life as a designer as well as his time working in exciting projects such as Trump golf Scotland and in Paris and London Fashion week with an array of designers.
Artery Gallery is a leading Scottish art gallery based in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland and is aiming to make art more affordable by offering you the best in Scottish and European contemporary art.
ASF Shetland is an educational establishment for weave and textiles, at the Centre for the Creative Industries in Yell, Shetland Islands