Mairi Helena is an Edinburgh based designer, textile designer and photographer, and the landscape of Scotland, with all its delicious colours and flora and fauna is her inspiration. I Iove the way she describes her inspiration ‘the vibrant, earthy colours of the Scottish Borders landscape where I grew up, then seaward by the rustic, weathered, coastal fringe of Fife and now the bustling, pulsating Edinburgh sensations’, doesn’t that sound wonderful?
And to quote Julie Andrews ‘These are a few of my favourite things’ all rolled into one……. things being textiles, velvets, cushions, colour and nature. The landscape of Scotland being another one of my favourite things, I was instantly drawn to these beautiful and evocative velvet cushions photographed here on an amazing green velvet settee in The Pink House (another stylish Edinburgh based lady).
There’s currently a flash sale on all Mairi’s beautiful cushions (ending 28.02.17), so do take a browse here >>
The Mairi Helena collection incorporates a variety of print processes, including digital and hand screen-printing, producing abstract surface pattern designs with a unique fine art feel. The homewares range includes velvet cushions, fabrics, contemporary wallpaper and lampshades, all with that high-end luxury look, and that uniqueness which is essential to create a truly eclectic home.
Mairi Helena also has a great blog with lots of home renovation tips and styling advice so check that out as well to see how she uses her amazing designs.
Image Credit: Mairi Helena
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