Ginger Cat Designs features in Time Out New York Online

I am very excited to announce that one of Ginger Cat’s designs featured in Time Out’s “Women’s fashion fall trends: How to wear baroque style”. To have a photo in the same slide show as J. Crew, Jason Wu and Stella McCartney is really encouraging!

View the slide show online at Time Out New York.

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Fly-By Violet Butterfly in acrylic mirror

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.” Anon.

Gorgeous mirrored acrylic pendant in violet. A lovely statement piece with a little black dress or equally as good during the day with a simple T-shirt. It measures 4cm by 4.5cm.

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Take a bullet for you: reversible laser cut acrylic heart in grey and red mirror

Oh romance! A gorgeous two-way heart pendant with crazed detail. Can be worn either way; grey on one side and red mirror on the other. The necklace is 5 cm wide

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Baroque laser cut acrylic brooch in four rich mirrored colours

How regal! A brooch made from mirrored acrylic. The brooch is 4cm square and looks equally fantastic on patterns as shown or on a simple black number. There is a choice of four rich colours; blue, red, purple and charcoal.

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Breaking it down: From Designers to all Clients.

Fast + Cheap = Ugly

Good + Cheap = Slow

Fast + Good = Expensive

Fast + Good + Cheap = No dice!

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Barbican -Bauhaus: Art as Life

Bauhaus

I am delighted this exhibition is opening soon at the Barbican. Bauhaus is one of the most influential currents in not only Modernist architecture and design but in art, graphic design, typography, interior and industrial design.

Bauhaus

They are running a series of workshops and walks over the next couple of months. Get your tickets soon because some of the listings are already sold out. I really wanted to check out the workshop: On Paper Construction – if anyone has a ticket going spare please let me know!

Bauhaus

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Laser art: Swans

Leda And The Swan

By W. B. Yeats

    A sudden blow: the great wings beating still
    Above the staggering girl, her thighs caressed
    By the dark webs, her nape caught in his bill,
    He holds her helpless breast upon his breast.

    How can those terrified vague fingers push
    The feathered glory from her loosening thighs?
    And how can body, laid in that white rush,
    But feel the strange heart beating where it lies?

    A shudder in the loins engenders there
    The broken wall, the burning roof and tower
    And Agamemnon dead.

                        Being so caught up,

    So mastered by the brute blood of the air,
    Did she put on his knowledge with his power
    Before the indifferent beak could let her drop?

So I am definitely loving the bird theme at the moment! I have had these planned for quite a while; I took this photo in Regent’s Park  in 2009 and have always wanted to engrave it.

These were designed as a pair; I mirrored and inverted (amongst other things!) the image for the black swan. They are 400 x 400mm on 12mm MDF backed birch veneer which gives them a really nice texture. They are hand finished and treated.

If you would like to order one or the pair please get in touch!

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