Artists Profiles

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Little Hand Design: Education Through Fashion, Fashion Through Education

Little Hands Design is a non-profit, quirky company offering hands-on fun with fashion and design for everyone from young to old. They teach great creative skills from sewing, clothes and accessory making, fashion design and illustration, pattern cutting, crafts, etc. Whether you are a budding fashionista or craft mad, Little Hand Design has a great variety of classes running during term time and holidays as well as parties and private tuition. In the last issue of No Serial Number magazine, [...]

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Nick Neddo: Organic Art, Organic Artist

“As I learned that the human world was not always to be trusted, my love for “the natural world” became more central to my life.” Nick Neddo has been making art since he could bresrst pick up a crayon. He grew up exploring the wilderness around him, in Vermont: wetlands, forests, and fields of his bioregion to which he developed a profound sense of curiosity, respect, and love. As a youngster, Nick already found an interest that would become his [...]

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Risonanze Lab: Loving Ancient Textile Traditions

After growing her fabric printing skills for over a decade within a social cooperative in Riccione, Italy, Simona Campagna decided it was time to express herself in a renewed way. A way that would allow her own sense of beauty and style to emerge, a path inspired by oriental patterns. Following this personal desire, Risonanze Lab was born, gathering Simona two passions: textile printing tradition of Romagna and woodworking. Simona mostly produces furnishing fabrics and accessories, objects to be used, touched and lived [...]

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Sarah Leigh: The potential of wool and light

Sarah is the creator of Felti, a felt ware business focusing on domestic lighting in its many forms – from shades, to strung lights and illuminated vessels. A creative desire has lived within the artist since she was a little child, but as a grown up she has encountered with felt making, which finally gave her the sense of material connection Sarah has been searching for. Beehive pod detail As she beautifully explains it, “The alchemy of transforming raw wool fibre [...]

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Elin de Jong: The Rooftop Dye Garden

Elin has started her own research. Passionate about natural dyes and conscious and worried about current environmental issues – many of them related to the textile or fashion industry, she decided to start her own dye garden in Amsterdam. Elin wanted to know where all the beautiful colours come from, but also wanted to check how good it is for the environment to bring exotic plant powders to produce something pretty. Acting as a laboratory for experimentation and research, the rooftop [...]

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Teaching Children About History, Nature and Colours

If you listen to Elisa talking about her work, you’ll hear poetry. Words such as “contemplation”, “exploration”, “learning”, “intuition” and “nature” give meaning to her practice, which is mainly based on eco printing. She is an Italian artist who has embraced a profoundly meditative, productive and ever-evolving cycle of paintings from trees and the arboreal world in general. What attracted her to eco printing was the joy and love she felt while familiarising with the technique. The process of understanding [...]

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Erica Vaccari: An entrepreneur within the world of plants

Erica Vaccari is the creator of Travel Floral, a boutique travel agency specializing in the creation of trips for small groups interested in discovering gardens  and natural areas of great beauty. The trips mainly take place in England, though every year Erica proposes a new European destination. Her interest in the combination of tourism and gardens is complemented by another passion: flowers. Besides running Travel Floral, Erica also initiated Women of Flowers, which offers workshops on sustainable floral arrangements. These [...]

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Diana Biscaioli: Finding our own child through textile art

She is an art therapist living and working in the province of Viterbo, Italy. A hand-crafter who knows and enjoys what her geography offers: forests, hills, rocks and her beloved animals, particularly goats. While studying, Diana came across felt and learned needle felting, and since then, she never separated from this technique, which is now what she teaches and her everyday work. She calls herself a textile artist, a creative spirit specialised in a technique that allows her to produce [...]

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Theresa Brown: “Eco printing it’s not a word you will find in the dictionary”

Theresa gives life to the ancient art of silk painting when she puts her brush to the silk or when she decides to explore the many methods of adding colour and design to natural fibers. She has her own definition of eco printing, and hers implies bringing mother nature’s actual colours and designs to her palette through an eco-conscious process. Theresa is based in North Carolina, and from her studio and mini-farm, she regularly creates her beautiful art while also [...]

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Maurizio Michelozzi and Ivano Ziggiotti: Precious colours, medieval miniatures

Passion, dedication and commitment. These might be the three essential characteristics if you want to work in the field of Maurizio Michelozzi and Ivano Ziggiotti. Together they produce a wide range of natural colours, precious colours, which differ from the ones created through chemical synthesis. But their knowledge on medieval art and colours, and its history, requires an extra dosage of curiosity. Azzurrite Maurizio’s trainment as an art conservator of paper and parchment and his solid  experience in the study of [...]

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