It’s been a super busy couple of months in the studio since returning from Costa Rica in April. I have of course made a little map of our trip… cos any excuse for a map illustration.
We’ve had two trade shows, PG Live and more recently Harrogate, Home and Gift, we’ve launched our Jungle Tumble range which has been really well received and debuted our new Kaleidoscope Christmas collection, we’ve done our first litho print run of 32000 cards in German, and two more runs since then, we’ve been to visit multiple warehouses and have confirmed our contract with our biggest customer so far, John Lewis! I even got a generous little mention from the fab JL buyers in PG Magazine, where they referred to me as a ‘rising superstar’… which is a first… probably a last!
In amongst the madness I’ve also moved out of my parents house (about time), moved studios, and got a kitten called HUMPHREY!! Well ok my parents have got a kitten but I was still living at home at the time and he is SO COOL. If you’ve ever watched How to Train your Dragon (if you haven’t you should) Humph is the cat version of Toothless! And there will be an additional two kittens in my life next Sunday so eyes peeled for that!!
There are a few very exciting collaborations and projects in the pipeline that I think are secret, but we’re beavering away behind the scenes to make them happen! My new TRADE WEBSITE in due to launch in the next couple of weeks so I’ll be shouting about that nearer the time. I hope it will make wholesale ordering much easier for my lovely customers, with lots of pretty pictures and additional info about best sellers and such.
Next up we’ve got TOP DRAWER in London in September where we’ll be launching a new and totally different range that I’m working on at the moment. Hope everyone is having tonnes of fun and making the most of all the sunshine!