• Blog 3 – Marie Kondo Wardrobe solution

    Marie Kondo, if you haven’t heard of her yet its time you did.  She is a Japanese organising sensation.I first heard of her books from a friend and was quite surprised that Laura, a friend who would role her eyes at the mere mention which fitted a domestic category, was obsessed with the KonMari movement.  […]

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  • Blog 2 – A capsule wardrobe – The basics, how to rethink your wardrobe

    Over the past ten years I have been incredibly lucky to travel a lot with my work.  Something that I have enjoyed immensely apart from one bit. Packing. Usually, I am packing garment or accessory samples also which can make for a very cramped suitcase. Over this time I tried and tested this method and […]

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  • Blog 1 – Is it time to start buying less?

    As a lover of travel and having moved house this year I’ve really seen the benefits of trying to own less ‘stuff’. As we move into a time of change within the fashion industry and the focus shifts towards minimising waste as much as possible, I’d like to share what I have learned. I hope it […]

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  • Tap into your own Creativity – Just Start Art

    I am excited to announce the trial of something new that I have been working on for some time.  Along with my own design company I have taught art, design and textile for the past 10 years.  I find teaching inspirational as I help others build confidence and discover their own personal take on the […]

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  • Art, Design and Communication with Highland Park

    Since the start of this year, I have had the pleasure to work with the teams at Highland Park and Edrington, creating displays for their new shop in the heart of Kirkwall. The experience has been fantastic – not to mention a mere three-minute walk from my studio. Growing up in Orkney means that, for […]

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  • Welcome to 2019

    As the new year begins I usually make a list of full of goals, aims and resolutions striving to get further than ever before.  2018 was a year of challenges and hurdles which made me take stock and take a different perspective.  This year I would like to introduce you to my creative world, from […]

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  • Behind the Scenes Update

    What’s been happening behind the scenes It may have appeared a little quiet over the past months as work has been going on behind the scenes. This year, I have been taking part in the Saltire Fellowship which is a business  course through Entrepreneurial Scotland.  It not only was an opportunity to reflect on how far […]

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  • Moodboard Pier Arts Centre Exhibition – Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers

    ‘Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers’ is on show at the PAC, however in addition to visiting the beautiful exhibition we wanted to bring the exhibition to those who can’t visit it as well as a bit more interpretation about why we choose what to exhibit.   At KS HQ, one common feature in […]

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  • Behind the scenes at the Pier Arts Centre Exhibition – Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers

    Here at KS HQ we were honoured to be invited to take part in the current exhibition – ‘Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers’ at the Pier Arts Centre in Stromness. A treasure trove of art and a beautiful gallery space itself, the Pier Arts Centre is a place of continual inspiration and community […]

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  • Paul Smith Exhibition at The Lighthouse in Glasgow

    ‘Hello My Name is Paul Smith’ exhibition has been on show at The Lighthouse in Glasgow and Ingrid from the studio got the chance to visit this iconic exhibition.  Here is what she thought about the exhibition & the iconic British designer. Paul Smith is a designer who I knew about but it was only […]

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