Tag Archive: London Blog

Kate Pugsley

Kate Pugsley is an illustrator, painter and surface designer based in Chicago. Kate has a way with tone and shape reminiscent of the squiggles and bright cut-outs of Matisse, but with a glam, magical… Continue reading

HOW TO Make Your Business VOOM with Virgin Media Pioneers

As if hosting our first event for London’s creative community at Google Campus weren’t enough for one week, we recently had the pleasure of dropping in on a Global Entrepreneurs Week masterclass run… Continue reading

MAKER TO KNOW: The Things We Keep

Kay Wang is a designer/maker based in Brooklyn, New York. Handmade jewellery is her speciality, however it would be unfair to pigeon-hole her as a simple accessories designer. Kay makes everything; from from linen kitchen… Continue reading

Give Artisan Gifts with Inka London

As you know, we love a unique gift especially if it’s lovingly arranged, carefully presented and unquestionably creative. With the holidays on the way, we’ve been thinking long and hard about what our… Continue reading

Martyna Wójcik-Śmierska

Martyna Wójcik-Śmierska is an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer who specialises in editorial illustrations comprised of soft lines, speckled surfaces and dreamy pastel colors. She currently works as a freelancer in Warsaw spending… Continue reading

YGT WISH LIST | July 2016

  Summer holidays are here, as is festival, camping, beach and city-break season. We’ve rounded up the best bits and pieces to take on your travels, so whether you opt for a staycation… Continue reading

HOW TO Make a Rose Spritz Cocktail

In case you hadn’t noticed, the whole world’s gone crazy for rose water and we’re hardly surprised. Boasting numerous health benefits, a fresh and delicious smell and a pale-pink tone that looks lovely… Continue reading

MAKER TO KNOW: Eleonor Boström

Swedish ceramic artist Eleonor Boström is a master of minimalist ceramics in the likeness of cute dogs, symmetrical women and other slightly bizarre but equally wonderful forms. Now, we love a porcelain hound… Continue reading

Betsy Petersen

Betsy Petersen is an illustrator and designer based in Houston, Texas. Her collaborative works, self-directed paintings and famed family portraits are wonderfully simple and yet discernibly striking. Formed of vivid, block colours, Betsy’s… Continue reading

Letterbox Surprises with Not Another Bill

The good weather is finally here and with it comes an opportunity to accessorise as only a dutiful creative can. Thanks to our friends at Not-Another-Bill, we’ve discovered See Concept, a super-cool French company… Continue reading

YGT WISH LIST | June 2016

Father’s Day is fast approaching and what better way to show our dads, father figures, carers and guardians how much we care than dedicating June’s wish list to them? We’ve selected a mighty… Continue reading

Bitchin’ Bugs

Playful illustrations, neon paper and hidden infographics; who said grown-up books were no fun? The hefty reference tomes of days gone by are being replaced by bright, immersive and totally unique publications. Bitchin’ Bugs by… Continue reading

YOU SHOULD VISIT Quill

If you’re partial to a wander through the historic streets of Islington and Clerkenwell, you might have spied a white-fronted shop with large Georgian windows boasting a host of inviting displays. Equal parts… 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

YGT WISH LIST | March 2016

Well, the bank holiday’s brought storms and sunshine in equal measures so what better theme for March’s wish list than spring in London? We’ve selected the freshest, floral and most perfect handmade and… 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

YOU SHOULD VISIT We Built This City

A walk through central London usually proffers sightings of tourists, loads of them, walking gaily along in droves attempting to take in the spectacular sights and sounds we take for granted every single day.… Continue reading

THINGS TO DO | January 2016

Well, let’s say it and get it out of the way so we can move onto sharing the very best of what London has to offer this month: Happy New Year, everyone. Now,… Continue reading

YGT WISH LIST | December 2015

Christmas is coming, the goose (or me, or you, or whoever) is getting fat, please put a penny in the old man’s hat. If you haven’t got a penny, a pound coin will… Continue reading

Matteo Signorelli

Matteo Signorelli is an Italian graphic designer and illustrator with a penchant for the colour blue. His work is a blend of block colours, simple shapes and witty subjects seemingly inspired by the… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Photographer Jordan Curtis Hughes

Jordan Curtis Hughes is a young photographer who at the tender age of 22 has flown all over the world shooting live shows with some of the world’s biggest artists. We first discovered… Continue reading

HOW TO Add a Dot of Colour With Collett + Holder

Some say there are no greater joys than the sight of freshly cut flowers or the scent of nature in the home. We say, that’s probably true. There’s something about a room that… Continue reading

Art Social Festival

If you’re lamenting the end of festival season, fear not because the spirit of summer is still alive and kicking. London is gearing up to welcome a truly wonderful creative festival and trust… Continue reading

Ilka & Franz | Messy Food

Need a little cheering up this afternoon? You need look no further than Ilka & Franz’s latest photo project. Presented in a range of bright pastel palettes, the Austrian and German photography duo… 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

Collage and Keep | Eleanor Shakespeare

Combine a collection of our favourite things and you’ll be left with a blend of fantastical narratives, negative spaces, tactile text, bright colours and textural illustrations. How lucky then, that Eleanor Shakespeare happens… Continue reading

MAKER TO KNOW: Rami Kim

Rami Kim, real name Ramis Kim, creates functional and figurative ceramic figurines that have stolen our hearts. A painter, blogger, award-winning animator and friend to a little dog called Gus, Ramis has many strings… Continue reading

YGT INTERVIEWS Illustrator Ben Rothery

Ben Rothery is an illustrator and surface designer who hails from Norwich Via Capetown. He now works on his intricate creations, with a small team, from his studio in the picturesque town of Bath.… Continue reading