Wraptious news, views, interviews and anything that catches our eye. We'll also be posting about new products, Wraptees and competitions, Do keep popping back.

  • Make it in Design Brief Winner - Crissie Rodda

    This season we set the students of Make it in Design a fun challenge - design a cushion based around the theme "Weird and Wonderful." We had some fantastic submissions, but finally managed to cut the shortlist down to 3 overall winners. This week, we interview winner Crissie Rodda to learn...

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  • Artist Interview with Kat Baxter

    When we first saw Kat Baxter's beautiful floral animals, we knew her work was something special. Our customers and stockists agreed, and last year she won our bi-annual Wraptious competition. Since then, she's expanded her range to include eleven botanical beasts (all individually named!) and her work continues to...

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  • Make it in Design Winner: Jackie Tahara

     

    Our next winner from the Make It In Design competition was Jackie Tahara. We loved Jackie's bold designs (and we think they look great on our cushions!) 

    Here's a little interview we did with Jackie where she tells us what's inspired her style and how she worked with our brief. 

    Where...

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  • Autumn Competition - Opens 26th October!

     

     

    Da-dada-daaah! Our Autumn competition is nearly here! Once again we're looking for a talented artist to join our growing collective...could it be you?

    The theme this Autumn is cushions - we're looking for 3 designs we can add to our vibrant and eclectic collection. 

    All you need to do is...

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  • Wraptious Artist - Ros Dando

                           
      

    This week, we're taking a look at the work of Rosalind Dando. Ros is one of our longest serving artists, signing up as a Wraptee when...

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  • Wraptious Competition Spring 2016!

     

    Spring Competition cushions and art 

    Entry dates: 17th April 2016 - 27th April 2016

     If you'd like to join a growing and supportive artistic community here at Wraptious, now's your chance! Simply enter our Spring Competition 2016.

    Pillow fight!

    This year, we've got our eyes peeled for some...

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  • How to: Take Great Photos of Your Work

                           
      

    Thinking about entering our competition this Spring? Hooray! Want to take a quality photo of your work? Don't worry.  We've come up with some tips for getting a sharp, hi-res shot of your artwork (with no fancy equipment needed.)

    1) Prepare!
    Don't forget...

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  • Gift of the Year

     

    Gift of the Year Award Cath Kidston

    Wow, what a week it's been!

    As many of you know, Katherine Williams' 'splatter cushion' range won the 'Gift of the Year Award' in the Home Accessories category last Monday, beating off some pretty stiff competition. We couldn't be more...

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  • Artist Interview - Dejvid Knežević

                             

     This week we had the pleasure of interviewing Dejvid Knezevic, an artist we discovered through our Autumn competition. We love his surreal, detailed drawings, and we were keen to know more about...

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  • Artist Interview - Laura Clamp

                             

    We discovered some fabulous new artists through our Autumn competition this year, including talented paper artist (and joint competition winner) Laura Clamp. We caught up with our newest Wraptee to find out more about her original style and technique.

    1) Which...

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