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Garden illustration studio. Part one: the build

We moved house in early April and, as we both work from home, our first priority was getting some office space sorted. Here is part one of that story, deciding on and building the garden office! We love our new house, bungalow living is awesome and having a gorgeous garden for the first time in […]

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My iPad Artist Toolkit – iPad Apps

There are a huge range of iPad apps out there and I’m often asked which are my favourite, so I’ve put together a list! I love my iPad Pro and run a lot of my working life on it. Of course the hardware is amazing but it’s the iPad Apps that make it so useful […]

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My iPad Artist Toolkit – Hardware & Accessories

I’m often asked about the tools I use to create my art on my iPad so I thought I’d run through my must have hardware and accessories! Aside from the iPad itself I use a selection of accessories to make the whole experience better: Hardware & Accessories iPad Pro 12.9″: This is absolutely without a shadow […]

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Designer Insights Sam Osborne Illustrator Feature

Designer Insights

I am super pleased to share with you an interview I did recently with Terry’s Fabrics. We talked about my journey to where I am now, my influences and I got to pick out my top 5 interior choices this season, which are of course bright and colourful! See the full interview here.

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Sam Osborne New Illustration Studio Build

A brand new studio

I work from home. My boyfriend also works from home. We were rapidly running out of room and our house was gradually being taken over by filing, paperwork, samples and stock. We desperately needed more space. So we converted our loft space into storage/studio. So now we have a light bright space to stretch out […]

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Sam Osborne Studio facelift

My studio has had a little facelift this week! The previous dark brown desk and units were making the room feel very dark (how I wish I’d bought them in white to begin with!) but I didn’t really want to go out and buy all new furniture so I upcycled! A couple of rolls of […]

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A little blog break

You might have noticed it’s a bit quiet round here, well that is because I’m having a bit of a break from the blog. Don’t worry it’s not permanent and it will be back soon, but right now there’s a lot going on in Sam Osborne Land that’s taking me away from blogging for a while! […]

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Working Towards Wallpaper

I’ve always wanted to create my own line of wallpaper and last week that dream took a step closer when I went to visit a wallpaper factory to learn more about the process. On a wet Wednesday morning my good friend Poppy and I jumped in the car and headed up the M1 to visit […]

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Moyo Magazine feature!

I’m so pleased to be able to share my feature in the wonderful Moyo magazine! Moyo is the world’s only online magazine dedicated to surface pattern design! Each issue is packed with interviews, design briefs, colour challenges, art reviews, student showcases, design tips, inspiration, trends and more, this free resource is published quarterly. Moyo is […]

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