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ingria

Ingria

Illustrated by hand with a two dimensional layering effect then photographed. 


Inspired by a Swedish traditional weaving method called Näver using bark from Birch trees. It was first introduced to me by my Grandfather who emigrated to Sweden from Telise village just outside Leningrad, during the Second World War. Viktor was an exceptional craftsman and a proud Ingrian.

Stortorget

Illustrated by hand with a two dimensional layering effect then photographed.

Named after the oldest square in Stockholm with its golden facades and striking architecture. Stortorget translates to 'the big square'.

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ida-lilja

Ida-Lilja

Illustrated by hand with a two dimensional layering effect then photographed. 

Named after my Mother, Ida-Lilja was her full name although throughout her life she was called 'Lill'. She was a remarkable woman with an incredible passion for life. 1947 - 2012.

Karlaplan

Illustrated by hand with a two dimensional layering effect then photographed. 


Inspired by the open park plaza in Östermalm, the upper east district of central Stockholm. It was designed in the image of Place de l'Étoile in Paris. The location remains one of the most exclusive places to live in the Swedish capital. 

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skogshyddan

Skogshyddan

Illustrated by hand with a two dimensional layering effect then photographed. 

Named after our Swedish summerhouse which is surrounded by tall pine tree forests and dark blue sky. Shifting shades of greens and blues occur throughout the seasons. Skogshyddan translates to 'the forest hut'.