Leicestershire’s best instagrammers: Artists & Creators
We’ve put together some of the best creative instagrammers in Leicestershire, who are making and creating beautiful, unique products and art.
Abi Tippetts and Roz Berkeley-Hill are the two artists behind Tipperleyhill. Their print collection includes over 50 different animals in various outfits. Abi illustrates the animals in black ink and Roz adds the pattern and colour to their clothes. See more at tipperleyhill.com or at Wistow Gallery.
Bridie Grace is a brand that sells quirky prints, personalised products, cool & comfy clothes and fab stationery. Bridie Grace has a love for glitter & colour, and designs patterns and unique fabric prints in-house, often using her own photography and illustrations.
Make A Mark Jewellery was created by Jodie Hatcher in 2017, born from her love of traditional jewellery making, etching techniques and mark making. They specialise in creating beautiful unique, handmade commissions, as well as designing and creating Sterling silver jewellery with delicate copper textures, all of which are handcrafted in their Leicester studio.
Sophie’s work is influenced by her love for colour, anything geometric and of course her obsession for plants - especially cacti. Sophie is based in Leicester where she works from her garage making each pot by hand. She graduated from Falmouth University in 2014 where she studied Contemporary Crafts. Since then her focus has been on surface design which has lead to her using techniques that makes each piece unique.
mi + my (pronounced me and my) are a husband and wife duo based in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside. As Fine Art Graduates, they have always had a passion for making and genuinely love and enjoy what they do. They are devoted to developing simplistic, Scandi-inspired products that will help create a more fun and unique home space for you + yours (that’s grown ups and little people). Keep up with all updates on their Instagram and Facebook page, new products and prints are constantly being created.
Ellie Barton is a ceramicist and illustrator living in Market Harborough, studying BA (Hons) Design Crafts at De Montfort University. Her practice revolves around making functional ceramics, which are also fun and decorative. Ellie recently won a competition with Sainsbury’s Homeware design team, and has a placement with them in July; which she hopes will expand her creativity and knowledge.