Regional showcase: South West creatives*

Meet six creative designers and makers in the South West of England…


Alexandra Davies

Bristol-based Alexandra makes bespoke handmade foxes, bears, trees, and hanging decorations. Her whimsical toys are made from wool felt and inspired by fairytales.

Claire Shorrock

Claire Shorrock

Claire’s a Bristol-based illustrator who works with clients including The National Trust, designs cards for James Ellis and writes and illustrates children’s books.


Emily Johnston Glass

Emily creates beautiful handmade glass pieces on the coast of Newquay in Cornwall, specialising in dichroic glass. Her sparkling jewellery and home decorations make extra-special gifts.


Gail Morris Art

West Country artist Gail specialises in beachscapes, flora and fauna. She undertakes commissions of your favourite holiday moments for oil-painted memories that make a truly unique gift.


Little Paisley Designs

Living in Bristol, Eleanor creates quirky handmade jewellery, colourful prints, stationery and gifts featuring watercolours of British birds, wildlife, flowers and cacti.


Paly Glass

Paly Glass is designed and made by hand by Nikki James in Bristol. With a love for all things geometric, her range of decorative glassware incorporates bold statement shapes.

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