Laura Slater creates bespoke pattern, textile surfaces and interior product printed by hand.
Informed by the interaction of colour and shape, Laura's designs focuses on the translation of drawing and surface through hand printed processes. Laura's interest lies in the engagement with pattern and it’s ability to connect people to the environments around them. She explores this by her approach to drawing, process, materials and product. Laura aims to create arresting and directional printed objects for everyday use within the home.
Since graduating from the Royal College of Art in 2007, Laura run her busy studio and print workshop in West Yorkshire.
Emma Williams is a Bay Area graphic designer, surface pattern designer, and illustrator.
Emma graduated with honours from California Polytechnic State University with a BFA in Art & Design, concentration in Graphic Design. She went on to work for a branding and package design studio in her hometown of Petaluma, California. In her spare time she pursues her love of surface pattern design, hoping to one day turn it into a full time career.
Emma delights in anything playful, whimsical, and elegant. She is inspired by mid century modern geometrics, intricate pen‐and‐ink drawings, children's book illustrations, and delicious color palettes.
Sarah is a self taught craftsperson with eight years experience in textile screen printing. Specialising in environmentally friendly screen printing, using a range of sustainable inks and substrates. Sarah started her printing business from home before moving to a studio at Yorkshire Artspace in 2009. Over the past seven years she has grown from a small-scale printing and accessories business, to a professional fabric design and printing company, supplying fabrics to a variety of interiors and upholstery clients.
All of our fabrics are screen printed by hand from our studio in Sheffield. Sarah release two fabric collections a year, the latest collection is called Botany and is inspired by studies of Yorkshire plants and flowers. The collection is printed in a combination of Spring brights and pastels, printed using organic inks and hemp and organic cotton fabrics.
Sarah sells her fabrics to fabric shops, interior designers , upholsterers and soft furnishing companies. She also sells directly to the public through her website.
Sarah also offers a printing service for designers to have their own fabric hand printed by the metre.