It’s Grim Up North: Sarah Cowan

How could we ever decipher whether it’s Grim northward or not if we didn’t interrogate the owl loving, mushroom hunting and mug brandishing lady of the lakes?  Living and working in the Lake District, in…

It’s Grim Up North: Gary Bovill

In the second edition of analysing whether the North is in-fact Grim or not—we step up to Gary Bovill, possibly the only designer I know who could name all premiership football clubs.  It’s not quite…

It’s Grim Up North: with Lydia Leith

Lydia Leith is just your typical Londoner come Cumbrian, printmaker, ceramicist, sick bag producing fake tattooed designer. Of course. As part of a newer idea, I’m hopping around the north interviewing creatives to prove or disprove…