Juliette O Designs Blog

  • How heading to the coast can help our wellbeing and creativity

    Visiting the coast can help to trigger creativity and this in turn helps to boost our general sense of wellbeing. Doodling can be very cathartic – do away with being self-critical this is a time for not overthinking, just see where the creativity takes you!
  • Bringing the outside in!

    You can introduce this season’s explosion of blooms into your home by adding simple stand out pieces to great effect with eye-catching luxury home interior pieces.
  • Hockney at the NPG - and my own life drawing classes!

    I was lucky enough to see the David Hockney exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery  (pre Coronavirus) which was such a treat and reminded me of my own eventful life drawing classes!
  • The Healing Power of Art Therapy

    I cannot stress how much the art therapy helped me, in the moment of creating I wasn’t thinking about anything else and it was my form of mindfulness. Every sketchbook page I completed allowed me to gradually heal, it gave me a real sense of achievement and, more importantly, hope.
  • Dancing in the dark

    And so it was that many (many!) years ago that I was taken, as a student, on an adventure to the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Our tutor told us that we had been allowed rare access to a dress rehearsal of a ballet and not only did we need to be silent but we also had to draw the ballerinas in the dark!

  • My new blog!

    Announcing the launch of my new blog for 2020! You'll be hearing more from me in 2020 (gulp) as well as learn about where my ideas come from and how they develop into my final designs. I will also touch on #sketchbookarttherapy, exhibitions and inspiration, other designers , talks/workshops, family history, excursions, natural influences and my local area.