Category Archive: INSPIRING WOMEN

YGT INTERVIEWS Illustrator Chloe Hall

Chloe Hall is a talented illustrator and designer-maker based in Leicester. Balancing her freelance career and part-time work with our friends at Ohh Deer, Chloe creates wonderfully colourful illustrations inspired by lush petals and foliage… Continue reading

7 Talks by Inspiring Women to Catch at London Fashion Weekend Festival

We’ve begun 2017 by laying the foundations for ambitious plans and attending a host of uplifting creative events. This month, we’re attending London Fashion Weekend Festival 2017 at its brand new venue The Store, not for the… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Weaver + Designer Lucy of Peas and Needles

Lucy Davidson is a blogger, designer, small business owner and weaver from Brighton. Influenced by her home town, its eclectic charity shops, the relationship between handmade and digital and her fiancee, also a… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Designer-Maker Mel of Mellybee

Melanie Chadwick is a designer-maker and freelance illustrator based in the UK. Mel divides her time between creative work for businesses, licensing and commissions and designing and creating modern, eco-friendly products for her homeware and accessories… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Designer + Entrepreneur Lola Hoad

Lola Hoad is a letterer, designer and small business coach based in Brighton, and one of our favourite people of 2016. Not only has she successfully honed an aesthetic and strong message that’s… Continue reading

YOUNG GOLD TALKS

On Saturday 12th November, YOUNG GOLD TEETH staged its first community talks event, aptly named YOUNG GOLD TALKS. Throughout the day we welcomed more than 150 guests through the doors of Google Campus,… Continue reading

Join Us At YOUNG GOLD TALKS

What to expect… Join us once again for a totally unique event aimed at celebrating and supporting creativity. This year, we’re hosting an inclusive day-long festival of talks and ideas-sharing at Shoreditch’s super-cool Google… Continue reading

MAKER TO KNOW: Emma McDowall

Emma McDowall is Scottish artist and maker whose concrete creations are not only a pleasure to behold but also indicative of the UK’s stretched yet ever flourishing creative climate. With a background in textiles… Continue reading

Jen Sievers

Jen Sievers is an artist and graphic designer who hails from the Waitakere ranges of Auckland in New Zealand. With a talent for creating serene abstract works that gently fizz with colour, her… Continue reading

Manuja Waldia

Manuja Waldia is perhaps one of the best young professional illustrators working today; well, in our opinion anyway. Based in Indianapolis, Manuja’s drawings, paintings and graphic design work have earned her partnerships and… Continue reading

Mercedes Bellido

Mercedes Bellido is a talented Spanish artist with a penchant for the mystical and bright. Having studied Fine Art in Cuenca, she continued to develop her distinctive style in Madrid where she gained her Masters.… Continue reading

MAKER TO KNOW: Hannah Waldron

Hannah Waldron is a multidisciplinary creative based in the UK. Her work spans many of our favourite mediums, from illustration to weaving, but it’s her printed silk scarves that have really captured our… Continue reading

Ellen Syrjala

Ellen Syrjala was raised in Kauniainen, Finland but her photographs feature scenes far from Finnish climes. Any Londoner, tourist or day-tripper who’s ever taken a wander through Ridley Road market or moseyed down… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Alice Mayor of We Built This City

We recently visited a remarkable shop on Carnaby Street. You’ve probably heard of it, and if you haven’t you’d do well to have a read of YOU SHOULD VISIT We Built This City… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Designer-Maker Fleur de Carotte

After admiring Fleur de Carotte’s creations on Instagram and running into the designer/maker behind the brand at one of the Brighton Etsy team’s wonderful market events, we got to know her a little… Continue reading

Izumi Miyazaki

Japanese photography student Izumi Miyazaki creates stunning self portraits that utilise surreal props and depict excellent, private scenarios. In striking colours, these images make up Izumi’s ever popular Tumblr. Started back in 2012, the now… Continue reading

MAKER TO KNOW: Leah Ball

It’s finally getting sunnier and although that still means achingly cold weather, there’s a glimmer of hope on the horizon. All that winter sun is helping us to enjoy the power of colour… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Surface Designer Katy Welsh

Katy Welsh is a print designer based between Bristol and Yorkshire. Currently studying Printed Textiles at Leeds College of Art, her style is already instantly recognisable and never fails to brighten its surroundings. Influenced by… Continue reading

BRAND TO KNOW: Rose Rankin

If like us you choose to forego high heels in favour of comfortable, good-looking crepes at all times, you’ll no doubt appreciate our latest style obsession. Rose Rankin is a footwear label that’s stormed… Continue reading

Support geo-fleur’s Beautiful Botanical Kickstarter

You know when you see something lovely and can’t stop yourself letting out a little sigh of admiration? That’s how we feel about geo-fleur‘s creations. Fusing art and nature to produce design-led pieces… Continue reading

Petra Eriksson

Petra Eriksson almost needs no introduction, the images featured here alone should serve as evidence of her flair for melding shape and colour to create outstanding illustrations, however, we’d be pretty useless if… Continue reading

Sarah Illenberger

Sarah Illenberger recently blew up the internet by sticking simple dots onto leaves for her Wonderplants series a la John Baldessari, however, we’ve been checking out her work for a while and feel… Continue reading

Natalie Foss

Natalie Foss is a freelance illustrator based in Oslo. Her images first caught her eye over on Instagram where she regularly posts works in progress that provide generous insights into her simple yet… Continue reading

Lenara Choudhury

Lenara Choudhury is a freelance fashion photographer whose perfect no-frills images have graced the pages of the best and brightest indie mags, shop fronts and lookbooks over the last couple of years. A soft… Continue reading

#Instasprank | Jade Spranklen

London-based illustrator Jade Spranklen is into gouls, goblins and ectoplasmic embellishments. So much so that she goes by the slightly gothic, oddly comic title of Sprankenstein. Off-duty she’s a regular city-bred creative but under… Continue reading

Laura Callaghan

Laura Callaghan is a boss. You know it, we know it, it’s an undeniable fact of life. An Irish illustrator based in South East London, Laura’s incredibly detailed and emotive illustrations are snapshots of… Continue reading

Gather&See | The Conscious Shopping Destination

You know our friends Brothers We Stand, the menswear retailer set to change the world of fashion forever, now meet Gather&See, another awesome curator of sustainable style offering superb collections from the very… Continue reading

MAKER TO KNOW: Custom Made

Custom Made is a lovely little company that well and truly lives up to its name. Created by Anna Butler, Custom Made specialises in unique jewellery and accessories for those looking to add… Continue reading

YOU SHOULD VISIT Here Today Here Tomorrow

Here Today Here Tomorrow is a collaborative studio shop founded and run by dedicated designers Katelyn Toth-Fejel, Julia Crew and Anna-Maria Hesse. Based in busy Dalston, the store and studio sees all kinds… Continue reading

MAKER TO KNOW: Katie Jones Knit

London-based fashion and knitwear designer Katie Jones is not only a very talented individual, she’s an innovator too. With her brand based in sustainable fashion, her roots in the pensioner’s arts of pearling,… Continue reading

Estelle Morris

Estelle Morris is a freelance illustrator based in East London. Last year she took part in YGT’s first event and exhibition and since then, we’ve witnessed her portfolio blossom into a gorgeous collection of works.… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Olivia Bossert of Atlas Magazine

There are many magazines in the world but not many editors can attest to their publication being as well-loved by its loyal readers and supporters as one mag in particular. Atlas Magazine is… Continue reading

Meera Lee Patel

  Meera Lee Patel is a self-taught artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Her lovely illustrations are inspired by the magical mysteries of nature, quiet moments, secrets, and bold, exciting, colours that… Continue reading

Lauren Max

Lauren Max’s work is a very special pick that will inevitably bring you joy and untold creative inspiration. A Seattle based photographer with a flair for documenting the dynamic sparkle of the everyday,… Continue reading

Betsy Walton

Betsy Walton makes Facebook better place. When you’ve finally completed the arduous task of hiding all pictures of food, inane statuses about sports teams, dull life updates from people you’re convinced you’ve never… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Ceramicist and Designer Nicola Suckling

In the world of ceramics, there are a few key movements and styles that have us crushing all over the shop of late. We’re loving kitschy up-cycled blue and white chintz, ombre desert-inspired… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Sarah Menzies of The Feline Foundation

The Feline Foundation is a fantastic initiative and non-profit organisation that has grown into an unstoppable force for good by way of three of our favourite things; positivity, creativity and cats. Founded by… Continue reading

MAKER TO KNOW: Datter Industries by Kaye Blegvad

Not only has YGT favourite Datter Industries released a new collection of rough and rustic jewellery trinkets, but the creative behind the designs has re-located back to the UK after a stint in… Continue reading

MAKER TO KOW: Hello Marine

HelloMarine, an artist who grew up and developed her creative capabilities and interests in the South of France now lives in sunny Brighton, UK, another cool coastal area dominated by innovative types who… Continue reading

MAKER TO KNOW: Charlotte Mei

YOUNG GOLD TEETH is crushing on a wonderful fusion of ceramic and style by way of Charlotte Mei’s adorable tiger rings. These cute little blue and white ceramic accessories are simplistic, statement works of… Continue reading

Helen Kirkbright

Helen Kirkbright is a London based fashion photographer, originally hailing from Greater Manchester. Her shots are a firm YGT favourite by virtue of the fact that they don’t appear to be straining to… Continue reading