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studio in Greece belonging to artist Holly Drewett

Podcast Chat with Holly Drewett

Conceptual or representational? What kind or art makes your heart beat faster?  In this episode of the podcast I chat to artist Holly Drewett about this very topic and how her work in printmaking has changed over the years since graduating moving in a more experimental and conceptual direction.…

fabric covered ceiling of interior designer Jennifer Devaney

Podcast Chat with Jennifer Devaney

Maximalist or minimalist, which one are you darling? Join me in this episode of The Art First Interiors as I chat to interior designer, surface artist and (she won’t mind me saying) unapologetic eccentric, Jennifer Devaney about her theatrical home and her ‘why not’ approach to home decorating.…

Podcast Chat With Dee Campling

To kick off series 2 of the Art First Interiors podcast, I chat to the lovely Dee Campling whose creative and relaxed ‘Boho-Scandi’ style has become iconic on Instagram. Her home has a beautiful and intriguing air of nomadic living, where objects collected on past travels rest casually against walls or by the door hinting at journeys or adventures to be continued.…

statues in memento park budapest

Monumental Truths

So many major events have hit the world hard in the last few months, it’s been hard to concentrate on the day to day when life as we know it is in flux. The most recent and highly charged of these events has been a series of horrific incidents of racism and in response, protests resulting in the dismantling of certain commemorative statues. …

Art First Interiors Podcast Episode #4 - An Interview With Artist Karenina Fabrizzi. Feature Image showing Karenina's Barcelona Studio

Podcast Chat With Karenina Fabrizzi

This week on the podcast I chat to artist Karenina Fabrizzi directly from her studio in Barcelona! We chat about her life as a professional artist and how her practice has evolved over the years and why she always like to stay open to new challenges and experiences.…

Curious Egg Style Warrior Secrets - Danielle Le Petit

Style Warrior Secrets – Danielle Le Petit

I first launched the style warrior secrets series because I was interested in what drives people to be creative in choosing decor and items for their home whether it be to experiment and release a hidden side to their personality,  to escape from the real world, to show off to friends and neighbours, to be someone else, just a way to gather little memories around them or in fact to attract a mate… ok the last one was just to see if you’re listening but we all feather our nests in different ways and I find that really intriguing.…

terrace in the south of France - photo: Louise Sayers

Style Warrior Secrets: Lou Sayers

I have a dream. Am I allowed to use those iconic words? I’ll just borrow them for now. The dream is made up of four parts, the first part (now underway) is to set up and run my own creative business mixing art and interiors – check!

The Girl With The Green Sofa interior styled room

Style Warrior Secrets: Nicola Broughton

Every year for my birthday I used to get a lovely book from my school friend. Her dad worked for a major publishing company and always brought home the latest new releases. This started at age four with early memories of opening a shiny new edition of the latest adventures of ‘Captain Pugwash’ (no sniggering) and progressed through  to ‘The Magic Faraway Tree’ and similar exciting titles!…

Curious Egg Opens its doors for Perth Open Studios 2018

Curious Egg Opens Its Doors!

This September, we’re delighted to be taking part in Perthshire Open Studios for the first time! Now in its eleventh year, the annual nine-day event offers art lovers the opportunity to visit the studios and workshops of local creators. From Saturday 1st September to Sunday 9th September, artists and makers throughout Perthshire, Kinross-Shire and neighbouring counties will be throwing open their doors and inviting you in.…

‘Art First’ Interior Design – The Research Phase

In this second instalment of our inside look at an ‘Art First’ interior design project we explore the research phase of the project, a key formative stage where we gather and listen to fully understand the client’s vision for the property.…

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