Admiring the diverse work of British designer, Alison Milner. She originally trained in furniture design but has since broadened her skills to include illustration, exhibitions and product design. She also has a thorough knowledge of a variety of materials and production processes. On an interview with the blog, Pattern Booth, she gives this advice to creators wanting to follow her footsteps:
“Give yourself enough time to research widely. Keep interests away from your specialisation. Keep sketchbooks of ideas. Read and write. If you don’t do all these things your work will just look like other peoples work.
I think a good computer and Adobe Creative suite are a must… when you start you can generate all your own marketing material, website, etc.
Be patient and true to yourself.”
Images: Courtesy of Alison Milner.
Designer Megan Price along with Robert Shadbolt founded the t-shirt printing company, Mr. PS, in 2004. Since then Megan Price has cultivated the brand and developed a collection of tea towels, market totes and paper goods. The entire line is designed, screen printed and sewn in their studio located in the North West part of England.
Images: Courtesy of Mr. PS.
Appreciating the graphic illustrations of French illustrator, Malika Favre, who studied graphic design in Paris before moving to London to pursue illustration. Love her great design sense and her minimal use of colors. She describes her approach to illustration as follows:
“My approach to illustration is about paring things down as much as possible. I try and get to the essence of my subject by using as few lines and colours as it needs to convey the core of the idea.”
Images: Courtesy of Malika Favre.