March 29, 2022
Back in mid January of this year, I went down to London to take part in a two day introductory course into working with Natural Print Pastes and Dyes by the lovely team behind Ceres Studio.
Read onto find out how the course went and the joys of working with natural dyes.
December 02, 2021
October 08, 2021
For three days in October, we'll be hosting our very own pop up shop at Nicolls in the west-end of Glasgow. You'll be able to see and shop our most recent project with Love & Squalor in person as well as pick up some Laura Spring bargains - perfect for Christmas gifts! We've also invited three of our favourite makers to join us on different days - energyPLEASE!, Cecilia Stamp + Hilary Grant...
September 07, 2021
This Saturday the 11th September, we'll be popping up at Bawn, an ethical textile atelier in the southside of Glasgow. From 10am to 6pm come and see our latest collection in real life - a collaboration with another Glasgow based business, Love & Squalor.
September 02, 2021
August 13, 2021
...I realised that the piles of remnant cloth from previous collections weren't a burden or waste waiting to be disposed of in some way, it was an opportunity to create something unique. The culture we all live in whereby we dispose of things too readily has to change and I need to be part of the solution, not the problem...even at the micro scale my business exists at...
August 12, 2021
Time for a new look, new name and new approach...
Responsive, curious and open to all the exciting possibilities that working with textiles brings, we can't wait to start this new chapter.
July 12, 2021
Laura Spring is undergoing a transformation. Moving to a responsive and reflective practice that uses research and collaboration to create consciously crafted pieces and projects.
A a new approach that celebrates curiosity, respects resources and aims to bring joy through pattern, colour and texture....
June 13, 2021
We interviewed a very lovely old friend and wonderful designer, Emelie Cheng Pollard, who I met way back in 2001 on exchange to Parsons School of Design in New York, for one of our 2020 newsletters. We discuss how she ended up as a designer in Sweden, her work and what 2020 meant for her.
June 08, 2021
This week (the week beginning the 7th June 2021) I'm back at the place where it all really began for me ten years ago...Cove Park. I'm currently on a three day self-funded micro-residency to get a bit of headspace to work on some things.
February 19, 2021
We interviewed Rachel Duckhouse last year as part of our summer newsletter - here you can read the interview in full and find out more about her work...