Belly Kids is a collection of creative old balls made up of designers and illustrators from around the UK and beyond. Creating publications, prints and must-have accessories, Belly Kids products can be found in Waterstones, Tate Modern, Foyles, Rough Trade, KK Outlet and more.
Belly Kids will be exhibiting a selection of psychedelic inspired prints, tees, badges and patches, exclusive to the Summer Festival. Think mind-altering colours, odd compositions and weirdo portraits from the likes of Hattie Stewart, Yoko Honda, Charlotte Mei, Clay Hickson, Will Bryant, Yok and Sheryo, Enamel Chin, Ellie Andrews, plus more. With Cosmic Pizza, bodacious Ancients, wavey compositions, Belly Kids are set to send you into a spin!
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Ben Oakley Gallery
Ben Oakley Gallery is an illustration and graphic arts gallery situated in Greenwich, South East London.
Ben Oakley Gallery hosts a diverse programme of solo and group exhibitions from a selection of established and emerging artists, as well as a variety of live music gigs, poetry and spoken word, film screenings and one-off events throughout the year.
Adorning its stand with hand printed wallpaper, Ben Oakley Gallery will be exhibiting the work of Mark Powell, Ray Richardson, John McCarthy, Guy Denning, David Bray, Rowan Newton, Ben Oakley, Carne Griffiths, Jo Peel, Barry Bish & many more.
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Brother of the Stripe
Brothers of the Stripe (BOTS) is an all-male collective made up of illustrators, graphic designers and image-makers from across the UK.
The collective operates as a supportive network for creatives alike, selecting each member for his devotion to style, craft and commitment to the cause.
BOTS’s infectious style, playful characters and bold lines and bright colours were an provided to be an irresistible combination at last year’s Summer Festival: Tropicania so much so we have invited them back for round two!
Previous projects, exhibitions and event include Lik + Neon, Skin Deep V&A Friday Late and Pick Me Up. Keep your eyes peeled for the boys at this year’s Glastonbury and Secret Garden Party festivals.
Throughout the Summer Festival Brothers of the Stripe will be battling it out in a 2D v’s 3D live illustration battle will collage wizards Pen Pushers and will also be exhibiting a selection of new prints.
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Bread Collective is an East London based collective made up of visual artists and designers Owen Phillips, Luke James, Victoria Walmsley, Dan Brown, Jo Lee and Dav Stewart.
Working across a variety of disciplines, Bread Collective are specialists in art direction, graphic design, illustrative typography and video.
Their design aesthetic is authentic and distinctive and strives to maintain the balance between digital and traditional media, embracing both past and present techniques.
Previous clients include Southbank Centre, Lovebox, Port Magazine, Converse, Lacoste, Carhartt, Agent Provocateur and Samsung.
East London Printmakers
East London Printmakers (ELP) is an independent, artist run studio based in London Fields. Providing professional and affordable printmaking facilities for artists and designers, ELP offer exhibition and critique opportunities, as well as Open Access facilities for screen-printing on paper and fabric, etching and relief.
Exhibiting at the Summer Festival will be ELP members Helen Ashton, Belinda Chen, Eleanor Rogers, Dolores de Sade, Nick Scott and Eliza Southwood.
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Flabby Dagger is a triennial ‘shit zine shit for a shit world’.
Creating by illustrators Russell Taysom and Charlie Mellors, Flabby Dagger was born out of a fascination with underground comics and a love of print.
Proving that the underground comic world is very much alive and kicking, Flabby Dagger’s past seven issues have featured the work of emerging illustrators and comic book artists Mike Diana, Sam Taylor, Müdwig, Peter Mergatroyd, Kyle Platts and many more.
Flabby Dagger will be launching its psychedelic theme issue DRUGS, exclusive to the Summer Festival. Accompanying the zine will be a selection of weird and wonderful prints, posters, cards, badges, button badges, patches and tees all with the Flabby Dagger spirit of fun, grossness and DIY.
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The Flood Gallery
The Flood Gallery is a boutique gallery specialising in contemporary music, art and theatre posters. Situated in Greenwich, South East London, The Flood Gallery exhibits collectible and affordable hand crafted posters and prints.
The Flood Gallery will be exhibiting a selection of limited edition and hand signed psychedelic posters from the likes of Jeff Wood, Justin Hampton, Richey Beckett, plus many more. Keep your eyes peeled for a new artwork by Godmachine, specially commissioned by The Flood Gallery and to be revealed exclusively at the Summer Festival.
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Hello Print Studio
Hello Print Studio is a printmaking studio situated in Margate, Kent. Offering facilities for screen printing, relief printing, etching and letterpress, the studio encourages experimentation and collaboration.
Hello Print Studio is part of Resort, a collective made up of artists, designers and other creative.
Hello Print Studio will be exhibiting an array of new prints and linocuts from Resort members Nick Morley, Heidi Plant, Block Colour, Kate Harrison, Alex Calothis and Charlie Evaristo-Boyce, and will be running a ‘print your own magic mushroom’ workshop throughout the festival.
Creative Partner: Heretic Studio
Heretic is an experimental London-based screen printing studio comprising of Luke Frost, Jon Rundall and Therese Vandling. Spanning from hand printed record covers to immersive sound and vision installations, Heretic’s most recent body of work Spectral Nation is an exploration of screen printing as a medium and process. It is an investigation into colour interactions and the journey an image makes, from digital manipulation into analogue, and the transformations and distortions this journey can bring about, uncovering hidden complexities within simple compositions.
Heretic’s hypnotic geometric patterns, kaleidoscopic landscapes and florescent colour palette have truly altered our minds, therefore we couldn’t think of a more inspiring bunch to set the psychedelic scene.
Heretic will be designing the Summer Festival’s event flyer and will also be unveiling a selection of highly anticipated new works – not to be missed!
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Material Gallery is an illustration and design shop based in Shoreditch, East London. Working closely with handpicked artists, designers and publishers, Material’s products include limited edition prints, publications, home ware and stationery, available both in store and online.
Material Gallery will be selling high quality, beautifully designed and crafted paper goods, children’s books, publications, stationery, greetings cards and prints sourced from the UK and around the world. For all your crafty must-haves, look no further!
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Not Another Bill
Not Another Bill is a creative organisation that delivers unique, carefully curated surprise presents to its subscribers every month.
In a modern day and age where post mostly considers of bills and the odd pizza menu, Not Another Bill introduce subscribers to new artists, designers and brands, whilst making your letter box a more exciting place.
Not Another Bill collaborates with leading design brands to create unique and exclusive items each month and has worked with the likes of ultra-cool Scandi designers HAY, English classics like Penhaligon’s and quirkier brands like Austrian Lomography.
A crafty concept ideal for a creative mind, marvel at Not Another Bill’s gift sets at the Summer Festival and galvanize your letter box!
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Sponsored by Posca, Pen Pushers are an interactive team of illustrators and graffiti artists from across the UK. With a shared passion for 3D image making, Pen Pushers create colourful and comical 3D installations using pens, MDF and a leap of imagination.
Previous projects and workshops include the V&A, The Big Draw and Hackney Wicked.
Throughout the Summer Festival Pen Pushers will be going head-to-head with all-male illustration crew Brothers of the Stripe in a live 2D Vs. 3D illustration battle. Pen Pushers will be bringing their charming 3D mastery and a selection of new works.
Pirrip Press is a Bristol based print and design studio specializing in silkscreen printing. Producing charming simplistic and colourful limited edition prints, paper products, apparrel, gifts, and bespoke stationery, Pirrip Press are currently working on illustrating, designing and publishing their own publications.
The duo are keen story tellers, weaving an informed narrative and lighthearted wry smile into everything that they do.
We stumbled across these guys on our travels to Bristol in March and totally fell in love.
Print Bint is the design pseudonym of fashion graphics and printed textile designer Tara Khorzad. As a child of the eighties inspired by the clashing colours and patterns of the decade, Print Bint specialising in statement prints, centred around hand drawn intricate illustrations.
8 years in the fashion industry has seen Tara’s designs in stores worldwide and worn by many celebrities, including Beyonce.
Print Bint will be exhibiting a collection of contemporary printed fashion accessories and homeware products inspired by antique and vintage decorative imagery, such as paisley crockery or Oriental kimonos, which are modernizes with a unique illustrative style and bold colourations.
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