16 — 24 Sept 2023
Graphic Design & Visual Communications, Multi-Disciplinary Design, Art / Collectibles
To celebrate London Design Festival 2023, Anthropologie is excited to announce a collaboration with Artfully Walls, the highly-curated online shopping destination, bringing quality art to art lovers looking for affordable solutions.
Anthropologie’s King's Road Gallery will exhibit an extraordinary lineup of talented artists specifically curated by Artfully Walls including Jonathan Lawes, KT Smail, Luiza Holub, Molly Benson, Sharan Ranshi and Sonal Nathwani. Art enthusiasts and design aficionados are invited to immerse themselves in a visual journey of exceptional creativity and inspiration. Featuring an impressive selection of museum quality fine-art prints by the esteemed artists, the exhibition offers a captivating blend of unique perspectives, striking colours, and thought-provoking concepts. Each artist brings their distinctive vision to the canvas, resulting in a vibrant tapestry of creativity, promising to captivate visitors with its diverse range of styles, mediums, and themes, making it a must-see destination during the festival. The exhibition will run from Thursday 7th September until Sunday 1st October, located on 131 – 141 King's Road. Throughout the week of London Design Festival (16th – 24th September) visitors will have the chance to meet the artists, engage in live demos, and take part in workshops. See list of activity below. To sign up to the ticketed events, search Anthropologie on Eventbrite or use the link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/ldf-anthropologie-x-artfully-walls-2447009 • 16th September - Artist in Residence: Luiza Holub – free, walk in between 12-4pm • 17th September - Artist in Residence: Molly Benson - free, walk in event between 12-4pm • 19th September - ‘Seated Lady’ Live Drawing with Sharan Ranshi – free, walk in between 11-4pm • 20th September - Abstract Collage Workshop with Jonathan Lawes – Paid ticketed event • 21st September - Expressive Floral Painting Workshop with Sonal Nathwani – Paid ticketed event • 23rd September - Mindful Flower Painting Workshop with KT Smail - Paid ticketed event Pioneering English winemakers The Uncommon will be serving their bubbly white and rosé wines, made using handpicked grapes from their Kent vineyard. MEET THE ARTISTS - Jonathan Lawes is an artist and designer based in south east London, experimenting predominantly with the silkscreen printing process. Jonathan creates prints with a distinctly graphic edge, reflecting his love of geometry, shape, and pattern. He has a keen eye for nuance and layering, paying close attention to colour and detail. - Born and raised under the purple skies and scruffy trees of rural Scotland; Illustrator, painter and art director Katy Smail’s expressive florals and dreamy portraits have been used across homewares, stationary, publishing and fashion. - Artist and Printmaker, Luiza Holub’s works exhibit a fascination with still life. She uses the handmade process of traditional linocut printmaking techniques, creating work that is contemporary with a nod to the traditional. - Based near the beautiful Cotswold town of Stroud, still life painter Molly Benson draws inspiration from objects and fabrics found within her own home. Her compositions combine rich colours and block print patterns, resulting in maximalist paintings. - Buckinghamshire based Sharan Ranshi discovered her love for fashion illustration during her time at Central St.Martins studying fashion and print design. Her work has now evolved into hand drawn and painted portraits, celebrating the diversity and mish mash of identity through colour and print. - Infinitely inspired by nature, Sonal Nathwani's signature abstract florals embrace the power of colour, a free spirit and the beauty of imperfection. Experiencing this mix of cultures and diverse environments has enriched and shaped her view of the world and taught her to see beauty in the ordinary.