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Happy Accidents

We had new papers on the press this week. One design was a project we’ve been waiting to carry out for a long time. “Fish” was one of our very first designs. We made it into a mug:

And we made it into a card:

But always in the back of our minds we remembered how all the colour trials we first made looked laid out next to one another, and we pondered:

The long term goal is to turn this into a fabric of many colours. But as we are just now getting to grips with printing our first textiles, in single colours, that might be a way off. In the meantime, we decided to make a paper printed in three colours (our most complicated paper to date), and this week it rolled off the press:

And we are very pleased with it. The process has thrown up even more food for thought, however: while running the colours in some random overprinting created this incredibly happy accident:

We have to do something with it, but what exactly? Watch this space.