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Working from their Wiltshire studio, Vanessa Barneby (ex Vogue Living Editor) and artist Alice Gates (Richmond-Watson, DH Class of 1994) create wallpapers and fabrics with a quintessentially English feel, giving classical ideas a contemporary twist. They incorporate subtle metallic finishes and often a wry touch of humour, so you need to look twice.

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Fine Artist (Rups Cregeen)

Rups is a fine artist specialising in medium to large brightly coloured, vibrant oil paintings. She explores materiality in great depth examining out different mediums create different colours and textures. She paints on canvas, aluminium, glass and fabric. She undertakes commissions. Rups Cregeen (DH 1992)

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Greenaway Mosaics LLP

Thomas Greenaway specialises in creating original works of art in Pietra Dura (often referred to as Florentine Mosaics) from his workshop in South Northamptonshire. Using a wide range of valuable and natural semi-precious stones and marbles to create what amounts to a 'painting in stone'. He makes tables, jewellery boxes, personalised paperweights, panels that can be framed and hung on the wall and other bespoke work. He also undertakes restoration work of marble inlaid artifacts. Please visit the website for more information.

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J. B. Architects

Private architecture practice. RIBA & ARB registered, specialising in residential, hospitality and ecological projects.

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Joanna Payne Art Conservation

The art conservation studio, based in West London, specialises in the conservation and care of all works of art on paper. Joanna has a Diploma in Prints & Drawings Conservation from Camberwell Art School (1978). She is accredited with her professional body Icon. Clients include museums, art galleries & dealers, collectors, artists, framers and private individuals. Typical problems that are treated are water and daylight damage, foxing, mould and tears. Joanna's daughter is a DH Alumna (Hester Wolton DH 2014)


Korla Home

Korla is a design partnership formed in 2011. We design and manufacture original collections of colourful and contemporary textiles. Our fabrics are available by the metre, as made-to-measure curtains and blinds, or across a line of bespoke home accessories. Jane Bonsor (Troughton DH 1996)

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R. F. R. Studio: Professional Artist

Rebecca Rason Flor Ferreira specialises in portraits of animals and people – paintings in oils or watercolours and drawings in charcoal and pastel. Portraits can be made from good quality photographs or from life, when possible. Rebecca also sells other work produced in a range of techniques and subjects. Signed, mounted prints of selected pieces of work are available to order. Rebecca (Rason DH 1994) has experience in organising and curating exhibitions and also runs a dynamic network for artists in Portugal, called “Create Portugal” Collective Gallery: Image to the left: “Warm (Portrait of Felicity)”

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Roach Bridge Tissues

Camilla Hadcock (Harper DH 1987) introduces you to Roach Bridge tissues.We specialise in printing your logo on to wrapping tissue paper. We supply many of the high street names. Tissue paper is an eco-friendly, low cost way or getting your brand onto the high street. We also stock plain coloured tissue paper and shredded paper. Minimum bespoke order is 5,000 sheets.

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Russian Art and Culture

The largest online arts magazine dedicated to Russian art and culture in the UK. We publish articles, reviews and news on Russian art and related cultural events. Theodora Clarke (DH 2003)

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Susie de Boinville Portraits

Portraits in pastel of you horse dog or cat. I like to take photos and work from life if possible but can use your photos if needs be. Guaranteed likeness or I will start again. Susie de Boinville (DH 1980)

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The English Trunk Company

The English Trunk Company was founded in 2014 by mother and daughter partnership, Stella and Celia Thursfield (DH 2008). Through their mutual love of quality interiors, they have reinvented the quintessentially British tuck box and trunk. It is no longer just associated with school days, it can now be used as part of the home. Covered in classic, high quality fabrics manufactured in the UK, Stella and Celia promise there is one to suit every room.

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