HOUSE OF CARDS by Sarah Hamilton
HOUSE of CARDS celebrates the creative processes of ten leading designers. Meet them in their studios as they reveal their inspirations and share ideas. Explore new ways to make greeting cards or adapt the processes to suit your interests. The step-by-step projects including letterpress, silkscreen printing, decoupage and textile foiling. Crammed with practical advice from industry leaders, discover how to make money from your creations and work with art publishers to licence your designs. Published by Pavilion, there's something for everyone - whether you want to develop your creative skills or simply wish to sit back, relax and enjoy the wealth of beautiful artwork featured within this inspiring craft and design book.
'Thank You to all the contributions of HOUSE of CARDS for your generosity of spirit. The positivity, enthusiasm and encouragement that comes through is infectious and inspiring.....' writes one happy reader.
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No book is complete without stunning images - and all are credited in the book.
HUGE THANKS go to amazing photographers - such a pleasure to work with!
HOUSE of CARDS CONTRIBUTORS
JAKKI BROWN - A Brief History
JEHANE BODEN SPIERS - Licensing Designs
DAVID OAKES - Charity Cards
SARAH HAMILTON - Silkscreen Printing
LYNN GIUNTA - Decoupage
SARAH MORPETH - Papercutting
SAM MARSHALL - Linocut Printing
KIRSTY ELSON - Found Objects
GABRIELA SZULMAN - Collage
LUCY FEATHERSTONE - Handstitch Art
JESSICA HOGARTH - Digital Illustration
ANNA JACKSON - Textile Foiling
KATHRYN HUNTER - Letterpress Printing
ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Sarah Hamilton
SARAH HAMILTON is an artist and designer whose joyful contemporary work is stocked by many independent shops and galleries, and is often featured in magazines and books. She began her career as an artist by hand printing greetings cards for Paperchase, The Conran Shop and Designers Guild. Sarah now has a busy London studio making a range of artwork and homewares. Cards are still a significant part of her practice. Sarah is a passionate champion of independent businesses and Artists and Designers. Such is her belief in their future she instigated the 'Just a Card' campaign to encourage people to support them. She's also been a guest speaker at Crafty Fox Market events, The Design Trust and Mollie Makes awards.