Maker Monday: Caslon & Co.

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We carry on our ‘Meet the Maker’ series with a wonderful find; wonderful because their designs are so attractive! And wonderful because their printing techniques blew our minds.

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Meet Caslon & Co., textile designers and print creators using antique printing blocks and a little Adana printing press. So much to love in that one sentence!

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Andrew Rouse, creator and owner of Caslon, felt that it would be a shame to let old printing blocks become a thing of the past. Inspired by typography on old music hall or circus posters, he set about with his team to reinvent ways of using the old printing blocks.

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Thus was born Caslon’s range of unique homeware fabrics and accessories. Caslon has come up with novel ways of using a single pattern to create new motifs for their textiles, and there is plenty to love. We’ve got a bit of a thing for their floor cushions (so versatile, such soft colours), and oven gloves (so sugary!).

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Caslon recently launched their new Waves collection, which moves away from their earlier pastel, macaron-coloured items. Waves carries on their bold prints, using stronger, more striking colours.

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We think it’s so clever how they’ve managed to turn even the humble doorstop into something so sleek and stylish!

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We think Caslon are a winner. Do check them out and let us know what you think!

Images courtesy of Caslon & Co.

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