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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Lov Li is a design studio founded by Rachel Taylor and Beth White, creating prints and surface patterns. Clients include...Paperchase, Harrods, WH Smiths, The Art Group, Habitat. The Lov Li brand is a hub for new young UK design talent and we work with some of the best illustrators and designers to create trend led greeting cards and journals.

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

last night went to Private View of Trevor Pitt's A Flock of Benches

Last night we attended the private view of A Flock of Benches exhibition at Nest, Bradford Street Birmingham. Nest is hosting the first exhibition of eight specially commissioned benches made by groups from across the UK as part of The Knitting Salon project.

Initiated by Trevor Pitt, in 2008, The Knitting Salon project actively promotes the sharing of knitting skills, the creative uses of locally sourced British wool and impromptu conversations in public spaces.

Following a set of instructions, each bench has been collectively customised using knitting and felting techniques. Each yarn has been hand spun from the fleeces of local sheep or processed by a small scale company in the UK.

Trevor Pitt is a Birmingham based artist and founder of POD Projects with which he collaborates with artists, organisations and the public.

Following this exhibition at NEST (on till 1 Oct)  the benches will be showing at The Public, West Bromwich, 6-31 Oct. 

Knitting instructions can be found below!!....



Friday, 24 September 2010

What a hoot.... Lov Li kid's canvases in American Baby magazine spread

Its always great to see our designs and products appear in magazines...

Lov Li's Rachel Taylor gets a name check here for her fabulous owl designs...what a hoot indeed...

Lov Li loves getting our hands on VIP tickets to opening night of Style Birmingham Live tonight

We shall be hanging out with Birmingham's fashionista crowd this evening as we have front row VIP tickets to the opening night and catwalk shows of Style Birmingham Live.

The event runs from today until the 26th September and is hosted by the gorgeous George Lamb. 

Thursday, 23 September 2010

Monday, 20 September 2010

Love is.... ♥

When coming up with ideas for new Valentines cards, the first thing that popped into our head here is 'Love is' ...


and saying that, we are feeling ever so slightly inspired by Kim Casali's iconic 1970's 'Love is'  illustrations

The Love Is comic strip is a series of sweet notes and humorous panels devoted to romance. Kim Casali created the cute little couple who featured on the 'Love Is series in the late 1960's when she drew the little pictures as love notes for her husband-to-be.

We are so excited about our new Valentines cards...there is going to be a slight change of style and development of new characters for our new 2011 ranges. 

shops order your Lov Li Christmas cards now!


Wednesday, 15 September 2010

drawing up ideas for new Valentines & Mothers Day cards 2011

We're not going to post any photos though, as its secret, sorry...

Saturday, 11 September 2010

Photography private view at the Rhubarb Gallery, East Side, Birmingham

Last night Lov Li went to a really great photography opening at Birmingham's Rhubarb Gallery, East Side, Birmingham. 

The exhibition is called  Contact and is an exhibition of new work from 7 Birmingham photographers.


Rhubarb Gallery can be found just behind The Custard Factory (hence the name)


below is an image from one of a series by Matt Murtagh

Thursday, 9 September 2010

Lov Li's favourite song of the day is.....

 mmm, just loving this gorgeous song slow by Rumour. This girl has an amazing voice....sexy

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Monday, 6 September 2010

Bunting exhibition at The Public Gallery

Lov Li will be heading down to see the 'Bunting for the Public' exhibition at The Public gallery, West Bromwich.

The exhibition, curated by Lov Li's very own Beth White brings together a whole host of talented artist and designer's work in a piece of bunting which is now hanging in the Public until Jan 11.


Sunday, 5 September 2010

Lov Li have a new studio @ The Custard Factory

Lov Li are sooo excited at having got the keys to our new office at The Custard Factory, Birmingham

It is a really light and bright space, with fantastic views over Custard Factories new Zellig building and Birmingham city centre

all we need to do is get our desks, computers and books set up then we're away.

Our new address is:

Lov Li

422F The Birdhouse

The Custard Factory

Gibb Street


B9 4AA