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Jimbobart was founded by illustrator James Ward in 2009. Inspired by his love of drawing animals and birds, James creates original illustrations on ceramics, homeware, clothing and artwork that mirror or subvert animal behaviour, mirroring human characteristics. He hopes to make people smile – recognising themselves or others – in his designs. Each piece is designed by James from the Jimbobart studio and shop in Brighton.Following an Illustration degree at Westminster University and a visit to Sweden, which introduced him to a huge range of natural history surface design on furnishings and homewares, James began creating and selling, first at...

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Contact me

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  For commissions, wall murals, information on products, wholesale, delivery information, advice on what cakes to eat please email me at hello@jimbobart.com    

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London to Brighton

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Another reason 2017 has flown is because of packing up my London shop and moving to Brighton. I’m now set up in a studio in the Laines and getting settled in. Apart from spending a lot of time in the sea, my top five so far if you’re ever visiting: Unlimited – curates some great artists and designers. It’s just round the corner so impossible not to keep popping in. Beer Dispensary – great beer and atmosphere. Favourite Brighton pub by a long shot. Bond St. Coffee – another great independent on my doorstep – very lucky.   Brighton Dome...

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Time flies when you’re having fun

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Time has flown so much I’m only just blogging about the commission from the lovely people at White Stuff for their spring ‘17 collection. It was a lot of fun working on the brief and to see my designs in store and catalogues, as well as White Stuff creating a Kids’ Activity Pack.           At the launch event, we came up with a 'live draw' event, with me drawing a mug for guests tailored to their choice of outfit. Tough to pick a favourite from the day, but Tim the Pug in a fetching yellow cycling top was probably mine......

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Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

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Really excited to say we are exhibiting at Clerkenwell design week. Not much notice signed up on Friday set up on Monday and we are finished there tomorrow (Thursday 25th May at 21:00). Pop along to see the new range!  

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