Linocut and Letterpress printing, quality fabrics and kitchenwares, original artwork by contemporary printmaker Kate Guy working with traditional techniques, commissions welcome.
With my website I aim to provide a snapshot of what I do. I am a printmaker and designer working with traditional techniques. I share my skills in workshops, I create quality products for the home and take part in many markets and craft fairs. Please contact me if you would like any more information.
Explore my products

Simple Soups

Kitchen linens and ceramics illustrating recipes for simple soups - using seasonal ingredients FIND OUT MORE

Traditional British Recipes

A range of products that celebrate British food and ingredients SEE THE FULL RANGE 

Rebecca's Cupboard

An original lino cut print showing the well stocked shelves of a French country kitchen - tea towels and aprons SEE MORE

Three Fish

Best selling design, a strikingly bold abstract fish motif  CLICK TO SEE MORE

Ceramic Tiles

Beautiful handmade tiles screen printed with my original lino cut print designs, made into striking table centrepieces, trivets and coasters SEE FULL RANGE

Linocut and Letterpress; a blog about life at Cardabelle Design

By Kate Guy 16 Jun, 2017
After my unplanned extended stay in the South of France my summer season belatedly kicks off this weekend with the fabulous Wimbledon Village Fair. Spread across the South side of Wimbledon common it is one of London's biggest free outdoor events. With everything from jousting to a dog show, delicious food stalls and of course a whole shopping village of interesting stalls. 
By Kate Guy 08 Jun, 2017
Unfortunately I have to cancel my markets this weekend (Primrose Hill and Highgate) as my car broke down the day before I was due to drive home from Cardabelle headquarters in the South of France.

 Although I am sad to miss my markets and I hope no one was banking on seeing me this weekend, there really are worse places to be stuck.
It could have been worse - we could have broken down on the motorway on the way home, someone could have been hurt - no real damage and this is the view from my studio today, I am feeling lucky.
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Upcoming Markets & Fairs

July

Saturdays
1st / 8th / 22nd - Cabbages and Frocks
Marylebone Parish Church gardens
Marylebone High Street 
London NW1 5LT
11am - 6pm

Sundays
2nd / 9th / 23rd - Covent Garden
Jubilee Market
1 Tavistock St 
London WC2E 8BD

I am starting to fill in my Autumn & Christmas season, visit my MARKETS PAGE for more information

This is Madeleine who helps out modeling my aprons on my stall

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. 

The ethos for my business is inspired by my hero; William Morris whose vision was to link art to industry by applying the values of fine art to the production of commercial design, he was a key figure in the evolution of design as we know it today.

William Morris was an artist, designer, printer, typographer, bookbinder, craftsman, poet, writer and champion of socialist ideals. (Busy guy!)


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