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Pictures for a Bar…

28 Aug

I had a lovely call last week from the friendly owners of the about to be opened Preston Bar in Leeds. Could I provide some Art-Deco posters for the moody (Hague blue) wall in their beautifully designed new drinking establishment?

Of course the answer was yes, and 4 fab images now enhance the quirky and ever so slightly eccentric decor that the North Bar team are famous for.



And they have lovely wallpaper in the toilets too…



A nice result all round.


2013 Vintage Fair dates for The Deco Press..Come along and say hello!

30 Jan


We’ve been busy booking in 2013 dates for various Vintage Fairs around the North of England and here are the dates and venues confirmed so far:

Saturday February 23rd- Harrogate does Vintage. 10.30am-4.30pm, St George Hotel, Ripon Road, Harrogate.

Go to www.harrogatedoesvintage.co.uk for full details

Saturday & Sunday 2nd/3rd March –  St Gemma’s Hospice Vintage Fair. 10am-4pm, Harrogate Road, Leeds.

Go to www.st-gemma.co.uk/events/vintagefairs.html

Sunday 17th March – Vintage Home Show. 11am-4pm, Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road, Manchester

Go to www.vintagehomeshow.co.uk/Events.html

Saturday 18th May – Harrogate does Vintage. 10.30am-4.30pm, St George Hotel, Ripon Road, Harrogate.

Go to www.harrogatedoesvintage.co.uk for full details

It would be great to see you there!

Paris at Christmas

10 Dec

I’ve just got back from the magical streets of Paris after a weekend of shopping (for The Deco Press, and for myself of course!). There were two shopping highlights for me. One was a trip to the gorgeous shop Merci. It reminded me a little of Liberty in London in terms of stock but the setting and building has a raw-luxe-loft vibe full of twinkling fairy lights, rough wood and utilitarian chic!  Their stock is beautiful and the restaurant, which serves amazing salads and juices along with hearty cakes and strong expresso, was great for change from traditional French food. Needless to say, I managed to while away at least 4 hours when I could/should have been sightseeing!

The Merci Car

My other highlight was a trip to Le marché aux Puces de Vanves. This Parisian flea market was the perfect place to visit on a crisp and sunny Sunday morning and I found a few lovely images which I am in the process of mounting. I thought the one below was particularly Christmassy!

Beautiful colours and a graphic you can't help but love!

Beautiful colours and a graphic you can’t help but love!


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