Art & design

  • This life: Janice Kirkpatrick and Ross Hunter

    This life: Janice Kirkpatrick and Ross Hunter

    The couple behind the design consultancy Graven have found fresh inspiration at their Ayrshire farmhouse “Everyone is…

  • Behind closed doors: Trakke

    Behind closed doors: Trakke

    It makes its award-winning bags by hand in time-honoured fashion using all-British materials. But this Glasgow design…

  • Design Special – Utility rooms

    Design Special – Utility rooms

    An old-fashioned luxury still finds its place in the contemporary home Think about the most relaxing place in your…

  • Royal Yacht Britannia

    Royal Yacht Britannia

    There are commissions, and then there are commissions. Ask any designer, maker, artist: being commissioned to undertake…

  • This life: Errol Park

    This life: Errol Park

    Weddings, polo ponies, conservation and renewable energy are all in a day’s work for the man who runs this Perthshire…

  • In his element: Jon Schueler

    In his element: Jon Schueler

    American artist Jon Schueler found more than just inspiration on the wild west coast of Scotland Jon Schueler spent…

  • This Life: Georgina McMaster

    This Life: Georgina McMaster

    The wildlife and nature of rural Aberdeenshire provide ideal inspiration for this Scottish painter Georgina McMaster is…

  • The maverick maker

    The maverick maker

    George Wyllie’s unique creativity, infused with humour and joie de vivre, has won him an enduring place in Scottish…

  • Art words by Ross Sinclair

    Art words by Ross Sinclair

    This is my studio. It’s where I think up everything and try things out, but in fact almost all of my work actually…

  • Quick on the draw

    Quick on the draw

    Wil Freeborn’s instant sketches have won him an ardent following – he explains how the people and places of…