Spitalfields Life

This new book brings together many of the places and characters covered by the blog - street life, street art, markets, diverse food, immigrant culture, ancient houses and history, pageants and parades, rituals and customs, traditional trades and old family businesses.

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At the first fall of snow

We're up on Speyside at the minute and had our first snowfall of the year last night. Here's a snap of our view of Ben Rinnes, shrouded in cloud.

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St. Jude’s packing tape

We've had a lot of requests about the packing tape that we use here at St. Jude's and have added some sets of rolls to our online store. There are 3 designs in the sets - one each from Mark Hearld, Angie Lewin and Emily Sutton.

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Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake has produced a screenprint, 'The Most Exciting Chapter', to raise funds for our friends at The Nightingale Project.

The Nightingale Project brightens and enlivens the environment for patients and staff of many mental health centres through art and music. The importance of art in hospitals is now increasingly recognised, and many NHS Trusts are taking an interest in the healing environment.

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Evening Star

Our friends at Old Town recently published issue no. 4 of their Evening Star newspaper.

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A Rob Ryan print for Haiti

A message from Rob Ryan... "As you know, just over a year ago on 12th January 2010 Haiti was hit by a catastrophic earthquake and 13 months later, the country is still in need of so much help.  To try and do my bit to raise some money, I’ve designed and printed a brand new… Read More

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