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Design Spotlight - Placenames of Scotland

Design Spotlight - Placenames of Scotland

It’s only right for our first design spotlight to focus on one of our most popular and oldest designs, our ‘Placenames of Scotland’. When refining the concept of Urban Pirate we wanted to focus on Scotland but not just like what was already available. Scottish design is better than shortbread tins, Scotty dogs and ‘see you Jimmy' hats.  So, we aimed to create designs that were timeless and celebrate what is best about Scotland. This design creates the idea that all these great places make up what is great about our little country. The concept for the design came about...

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Wedding in The Woods - That's Amore

Wedding in The Woods - That's Amore

Think about it. A wedding day is such a rush.  Up, washed, church, photos, buffet speeches, cake, dance, drink, drunk, kebab,home.

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We’ve just got back from the Isle of Skye.....

‘We’ve just got back from the Isle of Skye…I’m no very big and I’m ayfie’…..auch you know the rest! So we’ve just come back from a cracking little visit to Skye.  What a place! We had sun, snow, wind and whisky.  Not the first time we’ve been up there but still it feels like we’ve barley scratched the surface. Had the pleasure of visiting a great new gallery we’re selling in Skyworks Gallery where we met Liza and Barrie and Co.  Liza is an textile and jewellery artist by trade and Barrie..well Barrie is a baker who makes some of...

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