Penrith Library’s Wishing Chair

Penrith Library’s Wishing Chair

The Wishing Chair was a workshop I designed and ran for The Penrith Library (Cumbria) inspired by the Enid Blyton books about the wishing chair in 2012. The workshop encouraged the children to think of the adventure they would go on the wishing chair and given a square of fabric to draw this adventure on. I then transformed these drawings into a chair cover to be used in the library’s children’s area which is still…

Penrith Library’s Creepy House

Penrith Library’s Creepy House

This was a commission from Penrith Library (Cumbria) to promote the Summer Reading Challenge in 2013. The theme for 2013 was “Creepy House”. My brief was to create a large 3D creepy house based upon the illustrations created for the theme by Chris Riddell. Every year, thousands of families all over the country take part in the UK’s biggest reading event for children in libraries, the Summer Reading Challenge, run by the charity The Reading…