"Rather than material I think it’s the immaterial that is integral to my work. I am intrigued by the history and emotion that material can hold. I believe in the animacy of all things; thoughts, feelings and memories are imprinted within everything".
I, like all parents and carers havefragments of time here and there shoe-hornedin between school pick ups, taxi drivingand life laundry.But I guess this shapes your work.I work quickly on drawings and the interesting results can often be due to limited time.I have a rule though;to not do mindless housework during daylight hours.
Clare Lewis is an artist and weaver who lives in the New Forest with her husband and three children. She has made a collection of beautiful woven belts for Studio Wylder and we will be stocking some pieces of her homeware come autumn.
Karin Andréasson is a Swedish jewellery designer who lives with her husband and two young children in Whitechapel East London. Her passion for jewellery began in childhood, brought up in rural Sweden, has influenced the timeless, natural and elegant quality of her work.