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| September 24, 2018

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Hove Artists Facing Eviction Seek New Venue – Any Ideas?

March 8, 2017 |

A group of Hove artists facing eviction from their premises on School Road in Hove are looking for somewhere new to get creative.

Situated in the Westerman Complex, Red Herring Studios is currently home to 23 artists who have used … Read More

Paper Daisy’s Unique Easter Boutique Market is Coming to Brighton!

March 6, 2017 |

Already looking forward to the end of lent? Paper Daisy Events are bringing local businesses together at the Brighthelm Centre for a day of Easter fun for all the family. The idea of the Easter Boutique Market is to get … Read More

After The Loss Of Her Dad Jo Norton Took Life By The Horns And Started Her Own Fashion Label

March 3, 2017 |

Sussex girl Jo Norton, 26 is the proud owner of a local fashion label Mille Saisons.

Jo describes herself as having the appearance of a 16 year old, with braces. “I keep being ID’ed for silly things.” So I think we … Read More

Handmade Tiny Clay Treats Influenced By Stop-Motion Programs Like Morph And Pingu

February 28, 2017 |

Caroline, 37, from Ringmer, designs and hand makes tiny things in the form of a various treats from modelling clay. She moved away from her hometome 20 years ago to go to University in Nottingham. Since then, she’s lived in … Read More

“There Really Is No Need To Harm The Environment Or Ourselves With Harsh, Synthetic Ingredients”

February 24, 2017 |

Corinne Taylor, 28 from Chester moved to Manchester to study when she was 19 and stayed there for 8 years. Recently relocated to Brighton with her partner Dan, she is now living in the village of Ovingdean, just on the … Read More

Jenny Agutter is Impressed by Designer’s Unique Cancer Awareness Trinkets

February 21, 2017 |

A local designer is using her skills to help raise awareness of ovarian cancer after being approached by a friend who had lost her mother to the disease.

Her work has been supported by Logan’s Run actor Jenny Agutter.

Lisa Ebdon, … Read More

Cubbkids “Creating Things That Make Me Happy and Leaving My Little Stamp On The World”

February 17, 2017 | 1

Laura Windebank, 41  from Crowborough, Sussex is the designer and maker behind the embroidery based enterprise ‘Cubb kids’. She is now living in Brighton with her partner and 5 year old daughter, Bethan. “Brighton is such a vibrant, tolerant and creative city, … Read More

Pomilly “I Wanted To Create Whimsical Things To Make People Smile”

February 9, 2017 |

Millie, 23 describe’s herself as “A bit of an obsessive maker; I look at everything around me and try to understand how it was made, especially when it comes to textiles, whether that’s the construction of a handbag or the … Read More

Designer Lola “It’s So Important To Take The Time To Invest In Ourselves”

February 2, 2017 |

Lola Hoad, 22, originally from Buckinghamshire, moved down to Brighton in 2012. 

Why did you move?

“My partner and I moved from our family homes in Bucks when we were 17 as we decided to shun University … Read More

“Think About Making And Buying In An Ethical Way” Designer Anna

January 26, 2017 |

Anna Vartiainen, 34, is a gifted nature-inspired cards, prints and homeware Finnish designer born in Paris who has built her successful business, ‘Anna’s Drawing Room’ in West Sussex.

Anna has spent the majority of her life in the UK, and although … Read More