Hawthorne & Heaney on Florence Sargent’s Sampling Project

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by Abi Tominey-Smith During her time here, our last intern Florence Sargent visited the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2019 for her research project, where she was briefed to create a sample based on the Summer Exhibition including 3D aspects. She became increasingly aware of how much reference there was to the animals of the world […]

Hawthorne & Heaney on our Dress Making Project

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In the studio we like to continue to challenge ourselves and push to create something new with our skills, so at the end of last year, we set ourselves a bit of a challenge to create a dress to wear to the BTBA Festival Dinner in February. Like with all create processes, it started with […]