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Taking inspiration from the natural world, Laura Park's imaginative animal illustrations adorn charming necklaces and quirky cards. We find out more about her move from textiles to illustration and her thriving stationery brand Dear Prudence.   The GSA Shop stocks products designed by students, staff and alumni of The Glasgow School of Art…Can you tell us a bit about your time studying at GSA? I studied printed textiles in the Newbery building at The Glasgow School of Art and then went on to the textiles as fashion masters graduating in 2004. My practice in printed textiles has been invaluable to me and...

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Supplying The Glasgow School of Art Shop since her student days, Eleanor Young's bright geometric designs and her aptly named company Fun Makes Good have gone from strength to strength. We catch up to find out about how her practice has grown and the new inspirations informing her work. The GSA Shop stocks products designed by students, staff and alumni of The Glasgow School of Art…Can you tell us a bit about your time studying at GSA? Well time really flies - I graduated from GSA Textiles department in 2007 with a specialism in embroidery and I loved my time...

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Since graduating from The Glasgow School of Art, Laura Spring has made her name with her bold screen-printed accessories and homeware. We quiz her to find out more about her inspirations and the day-to-day of her business.  The GSA Shop stocks products designed by students, staff and alumni of The Glasgow School of Art…Can you tell us a bit about your time studying at GSA? I studied Visual Communication, graduating in 2002. This is where I was first introduced to screen printing, so that’s a very obvious influence, but on the course we only had access to paper printing so...

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A graduate of The Glasgow School of Art's Jewellery & Silversmithing department, Ruth Hollywood lets us in on the inspirations for her bold geometric designs and the ethos behind her products.  The GSA Shop stocks products designed by students, staff and alumni of The Glasgow School of Art…Can you tell us a bit about your time studying at GSA?I studied Silversmithing and Jewellery, graduating in 2006. I really enjoyed studying at GSA and I learned a lot that I still use in my practice today including the design process and technical techniques.   Where do you find inspiration and ideas for...

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We dive in to the richly woven world of Heather Shields! A former student of The Glasgow School of Art, Heather now works as the School's weave technician and runs her own business, creating beautifully woven homeware and accessories.   The GSA Shop stocks products designed by students, staff and alumni of The Glasgow School of Art…Can you tell us a bit about your time studying at GSA? I studied Textile Design, graduating in 2010. I have really fond memories of my time as a student at GSA, I specialised in weaving and the weave room was on the eighth...

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