Journal — Interview

A Conversation with illustrator Eleanor Hardiman

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A Conversation with illustrator Eleanor Hardiman
In our first collaboration of 2018, we've teamed up with illustrator and Resident pal Eleanor Hardiman to produce a range of exclusive greetings cards, prints and tote bags. To celebrate the collection, we invited Ellie down to our store to illustrate our shop windows and have a chat about her career. Here's what happened.

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Meet the neighbours: Bramble & Wild

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Meet the neighbours: Bramble & Wild

In the first of a new series of Journal posts, we take a little wander around the beautiful town of Frome to meet some of our neighbours. We're very lucky to be surrounded by some incredibly talented and dedicated independent shop owners, cafes, designers and craftspeople - so we thought we'd share the love a bit and find out a little more about them. To kick things off, we sent our roving reporter, Maddy, to meet our local florist, Bramble & Wild.   Bramble & Wild sits near the bottom of St Catherine’s Hill and is a rustic florist run...

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Meet the Maker: Rosie Drake-Knight

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Meet the Maker: Rosie Drake-Knight

In a new series of interviews we go behind the scenes with some of our designers and makers to find out a little bit more about their background, the story behind their work and what plans they have for the future. First up, leather accessories maker, Rosie Drake-Knight. R: What's your background and how did you get into making leather accessories? RDK: I started my business in 2013 when I graduated from Falmouth in Textile Design. During my final year I experimented with decorative leatherwork, from screen print to applique. It was only when I started out in the real world...

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A Conversation with Instagrammer, Alixe Lay

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A Conversation with Instagrammer, Alixe Lay

To celebrate our appearance at the first Independent Bath Market (more on that here), we asked Instagrammer, Alixe Lay, to take over our Instagram account and share her 3 favourite spots from the beautiful city of Bath. Over the course of this week we’ll be sharing these gems on our account, so be sure to check them out over on our page. In addition to sharing her favourite parts of the city, we sat down to find out a bit more about what she loves about Bath, her passion for photography and her plans for the rest of 2017. R: What’s your...

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