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.

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Cool paint splatted shirt

Street Style

20th August 2019

Who doesn’t love a spot of people watching! Finding a lovely street-side cafe and watching the world walk by is a lovely … [Read more]

Colin King styled dark and broody bedroom

Perfect Imperfection

25th June 2019

At New York interior stylist Colin King’s blog it say he strives for ‘perfect imperfection’, I like that. This sort-after stylist knows … [Read more]

Interiors, plants and ceramics with dark green and bright pink

The Land of Pink and Green

2nd April 2019

Inspired by our design for the Wadebridge Wines Rum and Tequila Festival, I thought it might be nice to explore that green … [Read more]

Under Water Photographer of the Year 2018 Macro - Highly Commended 'Pretty lady' - TianHong Wang

Underwater Photographer of the Year 2018

17th July 2018

I don’t think I was aware there was an underwater photography competition in the UK, though it makes perfect sense. We have … [Read more]

Travel photography Bolivia

Beautiful Bolivia

28th March 2018

Having watched Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid for the first time recently I was struck by the beauty of Bolivia. Then … [Read more]

Decorate my sett interior inspiration

Introducing Decorate My Sett

13th February 2018

When I am not busily designing at Pickle, or writing a blog post for here I update a few other blogs we … [Read more]

Brooke Holm landscape photographer

The Amazing Photography of Brooke Holm

16th January 2018

So many different things inspire me here at Pickle, sometimes it is graphic design but mostly it is a more broad sense … [Read more]

artists Jonathan Besler, Kevin May and Florian Gampert use a drone to capture Iceland and the Northern Lights

Iceland Inspires

21st November 2017

Normally I long to go to places that are warmer than our fair England but at the moment I do find myself … [Read more]

Orange mood board

Here Comes the Sun

7th November 2017

We have been enjoying the most wonderful autumn, but today the soggy grey has descended. So I scoured the web for light … [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]

South Africa from above the green sea

South Africa from Above

11th April 2017

I love arial photographs, they encourage me to pause, stop, think, and see the world in a different way. I know the … [Read more]

Siena International Photography Awards winner - sardines and their predators

The Siena International Photo Awards

15th November 2016

Wow, this award ceremony may only be in its second year but the photographs featured are just breath-taking. Some are very much … [Read more]

iridescent oil artworks

Iridescent Oil

14th September 2016

Artist Fabian Oefner explores iridescence with a series of photographs that is simply mesmerising. We have all seen a bit of car … [Read more]

Françoise Hardy by Stanley Bielecki

60s Pop Captured by Stanley Bielecki

19th August 2016

For World Photography Day 2016 I thought it might be nice to see some iconic stars of the 60s. These brilliant shots … [Read more]

Anna Atkins Cyanotype prints

Anna Atkins Cyanotypographer

23rd June 2016

I’m not even sure if that is a word, but it is definitely a process. Anna Atkins has carved quite a name … [Read more]

1915 A small customer by John Cimon Warburg

Early Colour Photographs

9th June 2016

Early colour photographs fascinate me. My Nan used to hand colour photographs and I was always mesmerised by their other world quality. … [Read more]

What is inspiring us in the studio this week

Weekly Musings From Emma

22nd April 2016

So many things have caught my eye and attention this week. As always I am drawn to colour, pattern and personalities. Today … [Read more]

An inspiring trip to Prague

Travel: The Czech Republic

1st April 2016

I recently return from a trip to the Czech Republic, some great days spent in bustling Prague and an excursion to the … [Read more]

March inspiration

Weekly Musings

15th March 2016

This weeks inspiration is far off, moody and exotic! Sea green, scenic cabinets and far away fashion. .. Emma 1 Natalie Martin, designer inspired … [Read more]

Debbie Harry in Andy Warhol's Bad T-Shirt, Old Street Studio, London, 1979, by Brian Aris

Debbie Harry, by Brian Aris from 1977 to 1988

16th February 2016

An excellent selection of images from a collection of portraits of Debbie Harry taken by Brian Aris from 1977 to 1988, they … [Read more]

Creative inspiration at Pickle Design

Weekly Musings

3rd February 2016

A snapshot of where I have drawn my inspiration from this week. From aged circus lights to haute couture, from paper cups to neon. Feast … [Read more]

Icelandic Photography by Dora Kontha

Incredible Icelandic Photography by Dora Kontha

19th October 2015

We just had to share this incredible images by Dora Kontha, a photographer born in Budapest and now living in Copenhagen. She describes herself as … [Read more]