The Pickle Blog

We are influenced by a lot more than design around us, in our blog we will add photography, architecture, art and anything else that sparks our curiosity. All along with anything happening in the studio and our design classics.


Watercolour of venice in pastel tones by artist Turner

Enjoying Turner

1st August 2017

Today I thought it might be nice to gaze into the artwork of Joseph Mallord William Turner. I came across one of his … [Read more]

New Blue creation from a science experiment

New Blue

6th June 2017

I hadn’t given much thought in the past to the science of colour, but it turns out we haven’t had a new … [Read more]

Paint in water photographed

Under Water Art

9th May 2017

From NASA engineer to artist – Kim Keever now squeezes paint into water and captures the results on camera. Mesmerising. The resulting … [Read more]

Hand made globes

Making the World

28th February 2017

Peter Bellerby simply wanted to find a globe for his father, not finding one of the right quality (either too old and … [Read more]

Scent visualised in resin for for British perfumers

What Does Scent Look Like?

2nd February 2017

An interesting question, surely pretty hard to answer. Artist Zuza Mengham creates resin sculptures which try to translate scent. In a project … [Read more]

Rainbow labyrinth art installation in China

Rainbow Labyrinth

17th January 2017

This is ‘Yǔzhòu’, a colour-drenched maze created as part of the Luneng Sanya Bay Light and Art Festival in Hainan, China. Imagine being … [Read more]

Blue Alchemy by Siba Sahabi

Egyptian Blue

4th October 2016

Siba Sahabi is what is known as a ‘poetic designer’, from her base in Amsterdam Siba seeks to translate cultural heritage into contemporary … [Read more]