MONOGRAM MAGIC CLASS
Learn the ancient art of embossing with Emma Swann, and take home your very own customised goods.
In this class Emma Swann, founder and creative director of Recreational Studio, will demonstrate the art of foil embossing on a range of quality leather goods. You’ll typeset your own vintage items, to take home for yourself or a loved one.
Emma Swann grew up in a world that knew how to appreciate the handmade as timeless and beautiful. Her mother was a restorer of Victorian Jewellery and her father dealt in Antiques, they both taught her to have an acute eye for detail and a passion for the traditional, handmade processes.
As a child, she was always tinkering away at some intricate project, so it's no surprise that she went on to study at the most highly revered school of art and design in the world, Central Saint Martins.
Italian leathers and letterpress foundry typeface, art directed to perfection, and hand-pressed by you. Emma from Recreational Studios owns her own press, the most darling of machines - her Grandfather's, naturally. This class has you in Emma’s magnificent studio with her trusty machines, where you will make your own band with an ‘ism, a date, and a monogram or a manifesto. You will also make your own super chic notelets, and have a lesson in placement, art direction and accessories styling, to leave you with your own brand of beautiful things. Leather so beautiful you will want to rub your face on it! Paper so heavy you will sigh deeply. Font from her incredible foundry, all whilst crafting away in her magnificent working studio.
This class will have you in all-day monogramming bliss.
"For centuries people have personalised their most loved items by embossing them with initials, special dates, and sentimental messages. My mother was a victorian jewellery nut, and restorer, and my father ran an antique restoration. Combine this with my Saint Martins’ training, and Florence Leather school training, and you will not find more divine accessories to hand make, use, gift or wear” Emma Swann.
10am - 1pm
26th February 2017
Location: Emma's St Peters Studio (address will be emailed at booking)
PRICE: $230 - The class includes your own leather tag (Recreational Studios will prepare and hand make these for collection at the class) and super chic creamy notelet cards.
A light lunch will be served, with endless refreshments, and obligatory pats of Emma’s charming dog Albear.