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 Red Door Gallery Weekly Blog

Welcome to The Red Door Gallery art blog! 

We hope you enjoy reading our regular updates of art news, featuring our artists, inspirations and all other creative happenings from our wee Edinburgh Gallery. We like to ‘blether’ here in Scotland, so sometimes we just blog about whatever is on our mind, hopefully, mildly entertaining! Thanks for reading and please do sign up to our ‘Mailing List’ for all other Red Door Gallery updates.


Friday Favourites – Everything Looks Peachy!

What a ‘peachy’ week we’ve all been having. The sun is finally out for us all to enjoy, and we’ve lots of exciting work arriving, each with their own perfect summer vibe. This weeks #fridayfavourites is all about those beautiful peach and coral... read more

Friday Favourites – Look What I Saw In Edinburgh

As the ECA 3rd Year Illustration Exhibition – Look What I Saw In Edinburgh Exhibition draws to a close shortly, we thought we’d share with you a snippet of some of our customer favourites from the exhibition, in this week’s friday favourites.... read more

Friday Favourites – Fantasy Animals

Hope you’ve all had a great sun filled week. Everyone seems to have a spring in their step with the bank holiday weekend last week and getting out to soak up some sunshine this week! This weeks #fridayfavourites is a little bit animal themed. But not just any... read more

Coffee Break – if you don’t eat, you don’t work!

This one goes out to anyone who’d rather be outside Artisan Roast with a flatwhite & chocolate escargot than working indoors … we are setteling for a flapjack and instant coffee, whilst looking at a photo of our breakfast!  Thought you might enjoy... read more

Emily Mackenzie in The Scotsman !

Delighted to see one of our favourite Red Door Gallery artists featured in the Easter Weekend Scotsman! We have just published our recent interview with Emily Mackenzie, have a peep hear to learn more about her practice, and click here to see her most recent works... read more

Artist Feature – Emily Mackenzie

Image © Diana Pappas To most of our lovely Red Door customers, Emily Mackenzie will be a familiar name. Having worked with us at The Red Door since 2012. Her Greedy Gulls and I Love Sausages Prints have captured many hearts.  It’s alway nice to put a face to... read more

Friday Favourites Colouring In!

This weeks Friday Favourites features our favourite Unofficial Colouring Book collection!  I Love Mel’s range of cheeky books are themed around the good looking fameous folks we all love (possibly love to hate) or an era or genra that particularly appeals to... read more

Make a Haggis & Apple pizza

This Easter holiday, why not follow this video & make your own @MammasPizzeria pizza filmed by @GrassmarketEdin.  Our tallented neighbours have generously revealed some trick of the trade in this video – it’s great to see how the dough comes together. ... read more

Hunter Boots For Dogs

For spring/summer 2015, HunterBoots has announced the launch of a doggie footware range, featuring waterproof boots designed to meet the demands of the poshest of pooches, perfect for parties, rainy days and matching outfits. “Looking into the brand’s archives,... read more

Explore The Great Outdoors In Edinburgh

Sunday’s are the perfect day to get out and explore the Great Outdoors in Edinburgh. With so much nature to see on our doorstep we sometimes forget how lucky we are living in this fine city. Let Ellie Walker guide you round some of Edinburgh’s sometimes... read more

Friday Favourites – Give The Gift of Rabbits!

Easter is fast approaching! Why not treat your loved ones to some great Rabbit themed Art and Accessories instead of the inevitable Chocolate Easter Egg? Or if you’re feeling generous then maybe both?? The lovely Mary of Mary’s Milk Bar in the Grassmarket... read more

Look What I Saw in Edinburgh!

Huge thanks go to Victoria Ball and Molly Soar for their superb work today with Nicky Brooks, installing Look What I Saw In Edinburgh the 3rd year Illustration student exhibition! March 24 –April 15 –Edinburgh College of Art & The Red Door Gallery – 42... read more

Edinburgh College of Art Window Illustration

Victoria Bell from ECA is illustrating on our windows, live updates all day!  Victoria designed the poster for our 3rd year Illustration Student Exhibition, which will be hung today and available online soon.  We have some impressive pieces in from this pro-active... read more

FridayFavourites – Blue is The Colour!

We’re feeling blue in the gallery for this weeks #fridayfavourites; but it’s not what you think. We’re surrounded by lots of gorgeous new blue artwork and accessories. They take us off dreaming of turquoise blue seas, skies and holidays ahead! First... read more

Throw Back Thursday – Gemma Correll Interview!

Long time Red Door Blog Lovers will know we have a healthy archive of posts, going back to January 2008!  We have decided it would be fun to share some of the amazing interviews taken from our old blog, with you all here, as we are on the cusp of re-launcing our blog... read more

St Patricks day celebrations!

St Patricks day is both a cultural and religious celebration which occurs on this day every year.  March 17th is celabrated as the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland. We thought we’d celebrate Red Door... read more

New Artist Alert! – AndSmile Studio

Wes Anderson fans will be rejoicing with the arrival of AndSmile Studio;  her quirky prints and brooches inspired by his great movies and pop culture are sure to make you smile! Who is AndSmile Studio? The lovely pink haired lady behind this great collection is... read more

Tiger Coffee Break

  Got the eye of the tiger and your gonna hear me roar….Louder than a Lion... Mid morning coffe is quite an important part of our day here at Red Door HQ, we use it as a time to catch up and plan the week ahead…. whatever the day of the week! ... read more

State of Independents

Opening doors to shoppers and artists alike  – Article in The Evening News 12/03/2015 It’s a gallery, a shop and an art boutique.  It sells everything from bags to brooches, cards to cushions, and prints to pom-pom hats.  And it helps to support emerging... read more

FridayFavourites – Kate Sheridan Geo Palm Collection

Spring is most definitely in the air, with the arrival of Kate Sheridan’s new Spring/Summer 2015 collection. We love this time of year when all the new season collections are released; it makes it feel like it’s almost time to escape from that winter... read more

#Competition Winners!

We have had a great and difficult job choosing the winner today, but here it is, a photograph of Port Of Leith Edinburgh, by Andrew Tong! We think you will agree the composition and quality of this image is very impressive, finding beauty in an unconventional location... read more

Friday Favourites-Dreaming of Spring!

This weeks #fridayfavourites is full of lots of Spring greens with some fresh new work to share with you! It’s a pretty chilly week here in Edinburgh but as we approach the end of February we’re all thinking of Spring just being round the corner! Spring... read more

Competition to Win a Red Door Gift Voucher!

Photo Competition We have a slight obsession with the colour ‘red’ and are looking for some cool photos featuring this most vivid and vivacious colour. Be it a photo of red artwork, red doors, red signs, red bicycles, red faces, red post boxes, red telephones and red... read more

50 Shades of Colour

As everyone flocks to the cinema to see 50 shades of Grey, we have something for those looking for a little bit of extra colour in their lives, long after the movie! Emily Mackenzies’ 50 shades of Scotland and England!! A beautiful array of  50 shades of... read more

New Artist Alert! The Grey Earl

We’re now full swing into 2015 and lots of new artists are joining the ranks at The Red Door. Popular Stars Are Braw Print – Lads Lads Lads!   Let us introduce you to The Grey Earl aka Jon Bishop. His prints have been flying out our browsers from his... read more

Late Night Gaming at Museum of Scotland

Friday the 13th unlucky for some! But not for all the lucky guys and gals with tickets to the Museum Lates ‘Games Master’ Evening at the National Museum of Scotland. The evening was a celebration of all things gaming! traditional games (hungry hippos... read more

ya’ absolute belter

What ever Valentine’s day has brought you this year, we hope you’ve said something nice to someone you care about! Ya absolute belter ! These chaps from The Grey Earl’s new “Stars Are Braw” collection have a few pointers if your running... read more

#FridayFavourites – The Colour of Love

Red is the colour of our very gallery and is the theme for this weeks #FridayFavourites. What do you see when you see Red? Love, Anger, Danger? It’s funny that one colour can evoke quite opposite feelings! Of course Love is  in the air as you all descend on the... read more

You’re Braw = LOVE!

“You’re Braw” is Scots for “I love you” as you can tell from our braw Valentine’s window!  We have put all of our crazy little LOVE THINGS in one place online, to help you find the right “Toucan” of affection for your... read more

New Artist – Twiggd

New Year and lots of new artists arriving at the gallery. Today we have the pleasure of sharing with you local talent Twiggd. Tara of Twiggd is the maker of the new colourful wooden illustrated jewellery now behind our Red Doors. It’s always interesting to find... read more

Reload: Tom Pigeon Snow

Here’s a photo diary of Tom Pigeon’s snow storm exhibition instalation in our windows, a perfect perch for their jewellery, prints, notebooks and more amid a flurry of a hand illustrateed snow! The “Anything” window featured the beautiful... read more

Eeeeek A Mouse!

“Ode To A Mouse” by Rabbie Burns, Illustrated by Red Door prints. Wee, sleeket, cowran, tim'rous beastie, O, what panic's in thy breastie! Thou need na start awa sae hasty, Wi' bickering brattle! I wad be laith to rin an' chase thee, Wi' murd'ring pattle!... read more

Vadar Goes Postal

You pop culture vultures will love Barry D Bulsara Collection, back in stock and with new works too ! The non-postal post man (a-hem – above print is titled “Vadar goes Postal”) has delivered us a few extras of these prints as we have a sneeky... read more

Handwritten Fonts

  A wee hint of natural script in a print can bring it too life, have peep at our handwritten font faves!  Hanna Melin takes on International Code Flags with her great, natural approach to typography, a lot of her works combine image and typography, have a peep... read more

Dreaming of Summer…

… These prints are the heart-warming eco ticket to the sun you need this January! We’ve put together a collection of our new favourite stay-cation rays of sunshine so you can have some fun in the sun from the comfort of your own living rooms.  As the... read more

Celestial Cities Window Exhibition

  David Fleck’s new print folio is our exclusive “Celestial Cities” window exhibition for January! Above you can see “Mars”, “Sun” and “Saturn” described with bold colours and Architectural styles. Illustrator... read more

New Year, New Work

We hope you all had a fantastic Christmas and are gearing up for a fun filled New Year. There’s definitely a buzz about the city as it prepares for the famous street party and concert in the gardens. Just in time for the New Years celebrations, local artist... read more

Nicky’s Christmas Gift Ideas

Hot on the Heels of Ashley’s Xmas Gift Wishes, we have the gifts of wisdom from Miss Nicky Brooks. She’s got some classy art prints in her sack this year, a cushion or two, a geometric clock and some bacon rolls to finish up with. We’re busy busy... read more

Ashley’s Christmas Gift Ideas!

Here’s The Red Door Gallery’s Ashley Jessiman ‘in disguise’ and on the hunt for super cool Artwork. Her fabulous handpicked selection include some great prints, cushions, jewellery and quirky products. Click HERE for all of Ashley’s... read more

Victoria Street Sparkles

Glitz, glamour and 3D projections are heading to the Grassmarket to delight Christmas shoppers this weekend, come along to see how brightly Victoria Street Sparkles!  The dazzling spectacle on the corner of Victoria Street and the grassmarket on 11th & 12th and... read more

Deck The Walls

Giving the gift of art work supports a chain of individuals, here’s the story behind what was on our walls for Small Business Saturday!  Each screen print(above by Rich Fairhead, Mina Braun and Emily Hogarth) is hand pulled by the artist in an excellent, local... read more

Evelina’s Christmas Gift Ideas

The Red Door’s Evelina has given us a sneek preview of her Christmas Gift list as inspiration for yours!  We are just hoping her family don’t read this *Spoiler Allert* as below you can see a range of her gift ideas and exactly who they are intended for.... read more

New Tom Pigeon Jewels

The Lovely Pigeon that we all know and love here in the gallery has had an re-brand and is now Tom Pigeon. Beautiful geometric jewellery, prints and stationary continue with a few added extras all with the same attention to detail and style we love them for.... read more

#FridayFavourites – New Arrivals

We’re not quite sure where this year has gone, November already, it’s passed us in a flash! We’ve got Christmas on the mind and lots of new arrivals to share with you. It’s time to get writing those Christmas lists in the hope that special... read more

Cats Eyes On You!

We do love our feline friends here in the gallery so were super excited when Lindsey Brown created a range of Cat Prints for her exhibiton with us. With six different beautiful cat’s to choose from, Lindsey has really made our decision difficult. They are... read more

#FridayFavourites – The New Season Has Arrived!

The summer is but a distant memory now in this weeks #fridayfavourites – The New Season Has Arrived! As much as we love some sunshine, Edinburgh really is beautiful in the Autumn with the abundance of trees around the city shedding their brightly colour leaves!... read more

Sweet Treat Jewels

We all love a Sweet Treat be it biscuits, cakes or juicy fruits! This weeks jewellery blog is full of lots of treat themed jewellery so you can wear your sweet indulgences as necklaces, earrings and brooches! To start us off we have the Fresh From The Oven Bakery... read more

Scary Halloween Jewels

Not long  now until Trick or Treat, Horror Movie Marathons and Ducking for Apples!! We’re all looking forward to some pumpkin carving over the next few days and I have the mamouth task of making some rather gruesome open wounds for a Halloween Night Ride!! Think... read more

#SaturdaySuperstars – Things that go Bump in the Night!

This weeks #SaturdaySuperstars are Things that go Bump in the night! With Halloween fast approaching we have lots of goulish goodies to get you in the spirit! Whether it be Artwork for your walls, Cute cut outs for kids and Big kids alike we should have your covered... read more

Exhibition opening this Thursday!

Lindsey Brown’s much anticipated exhibition at The Red Door Gallery,has been up to prieview this week, please come to our exhibition opening this Thursday October 23rd from 6.30 to 8 pm. Lindsey Brown’s stunningly detailed exhibition features a myriad of... read more

Lindsey Brown Exhibition Preview

Be the first to see our spectacular new show this weekend as Lindsey Brown’s exhibition preview is on show.  Lindsey has created her own world in our windows, with amazing illustrating her incredible birds of prey, cats and even the odd skull in and ON our Red... read more

Screen-printing perfection

If you have ever tried screen-printing, you will know how highly techinical the process is and screen-printing perfection is often a very time consuming process.  Each colour is printed separately so every print must be positioned with perfect registration under the... read more

Grand Token Gestures

As an art gallery stacked to the rafters with investment worthy art works, it’s no secret that we are big on grand gestures, but sometimes there is a lot of delight to be found in the details, in an exceptional little token of affection, Grand Token Gestures if... read more

What’s on our walls?

For anyone who’s to far away to have a look at what’s on our walls, here’s a quick scan of the gallery as we head into October.  There’s a big splash of our popular wooden frames, featuring animal fun from Patrizio Belcampo, Susie Wright,... read more

Animal Kingdom Jewels

We love our furry friends here in the gallery so we had to base this weeks Jewellery Blog on our favourite Animal Kingdom Jewels that we have gracing our shelves in the gallery at the moment. It’s always difficult trying to pick out your favourite pieces, even... read more

Winter Woolies Window

With the weather taking a turn for the chilly, it’s the perfect time to showcase our new lambs wool collection of scarf’s, hats, mitts AND headbands in our winter woollies window!  Kirsteen Stewart’s bright cheery collection is the kind of textiles that... read more

50 Shades of Scotland

Well, this is pretty bang on topic for today’s Independence Refferendom here in Scotland, where we’ve all been balancing out our own 50 shades of Scotland, England, Nothern Ireland and Wales.  There is a real aptmosphere of anticipation and comunity spirit... read more

Geometric Jewels – Gifts For Her

We have lots of exciting jewellery here in the gallery and we will be regularly featuring them on our blog over the next few months. We will be Showcasing some of our favourite pieces by Theme. A bit of a sucker for all things geometric I’m going to kick us off... read more

#FridayFavourites – Monochrome

The festival is over for another year! It all seems but a distant memory now as August went by in a flash. We got the chance to meet lots & lots of our lovely customers both old and new as everyone decended on Edinburgh to take part in one of the biggest festivals... read more

David Fleck Workshop

August is an awesome time here in Edinburgh and we love getting involved however we can, so here’s a quick post, chock a block with photos from our second After Hours event with a David Fleck workshop, at NMS (The National Museum of Scotland). Our welcome desk,... read more

#FridayFavourites – Coffee and Cake

This week we were lucky enough to be included on Pinterest as part of their Coffee and Cake Feature.  A great honour considering the number of pinners there are out there. We do love our coffee and cake here in the gallery. With so many local options, we really are... read more

David Fleck Workshop

We thought you’d like to see how much work went into producing David Fleck Workshop, which was held last night at The Museum After Hours event on Chambers Street, Edinburgh.  It has been a while in the making and if you’ve been following this blog, you... read more

Hot Air Balloons

Artists often develop imagery that runs through their practice, adding debth to their folio, this is most definitely true of screen-printer, Freya Cummings and her love of Hot Air Balloons. Her newest print, “Westerly” (above) is an excellent example of... read more

Edinburgh inspired artworks

The historic Grassmarket has proven an enticing subject for many of our Illustrators and artists, above you’ll see Susie Wright’s screenprint and below Eilidh Muldoon’s digital print, both of whom have a larger range of Edinburgh inspired artworks. ... read more

Paper Crafting Poppies

We had such a super evening paper-crafting Poppies with Kirsty Baynham at The National Museum of Scotland on Friday that we want to share a few snaps of the evening with you. Above you can see our welcome table where Red Door Gallery-ettes Nicky & Claire and... read more

“Kites Over The Crags”

This hand carved block print featuring Edinburgh Castle is an exclusvie piece, just in from David Fleck, titled “Kites Over The Crags”.  At just £75 this is limited to an edition of just 30 and we think you’ll agree, this piece captures the castle... read more

Kirsty Baynham Illustrations

This week’s Friday Favourites features just Kirsty Baynham illustrations, whose intricate style gives you the joy of discovering a new detail each time you look at her prints.  Kirsty has a real love of folded symmetry, animals and of combining the two!  Kirsty’s... read more

Fractions of Hexagons

Lovely Pigeon’s fondness for geometric shapes had developed into pure addoration of triangles, which you will come to love as  fractions of hexagons after a wonder through her latest jewelery collection.  This is a journey through shapes in bright, bold coloured... read more

New Yummy, Peacock, Apple Pouches!

Cute enough to eat, or keep your snack in at any rate, presenting our New Yummy, Peacock, Apple Pouches!  Check out the full range here, for £28. Fresh in from design team “Pleased to Meet” their products are retro with fine aesthetics and a certain,... read more

“Museum After Hours” Festival events

Kirsty Baynham and David Fleck are preparing workshops for our “Museum After Hours” Festival events, here in Edinburgh.  These evening events are your chance to enjoy a unique flavour of the Fringe and explore the museum after hours with hand-picked... read more

#Fridayfavourites – Festival Fever!

You could feel the festival excitement building in Edinburgh over the last couple of weeks and we are finally here at the start of the Festival!! It’s a full on month here in Edinburgh with so much to see and do. From Free Shows in lots of venues across the... read more

West Coast inspired #Fridayfavourites this week

With the Glasgow Commonwealth Games having just kicked off two days ago. The world is looking to Glasgow to put on quite the show. You can be sure of a big warm welcome from the Scottish crowds and Glasgow will have it’s arms open to welcome everyone in true... read more

Track Cyclist

After the launch of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last night, the indoor track cycling kicks off today in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.  Both the Red Door Team and our customers are big fans of cycling and can’t wait to tune in to watch some of the... read more

On The Jazz

Edinburgh’s Grassmarket is home to FREE music this afternoon as part of the Edinburgh Jazz Festival.  Our day has been filled with inspirational toe tapping rhythms, which are emanating out to fill the streets form the stage live just around the corner from us. ... read more

Victoria Street’s cool, officially!

Not that our beautiful Red Door Gallery made it into the photo frame, but we’re pleased to see that lovely Victoria Street has made it into ‘British 20 Coolest Streets’ in the  Telegraph last weekend!  This means Victoria Street’s cool, officially!... read more

Jet set pets!

DIY animal friends are THE perfect entertainment for a rainy summer afternoon indoors, a super sunny pick-nick or for in flight entertainment!  If you’d like some even better news, these little chums are on sale at the moment, and are just £6 for a packet of... read more

The view from our office!

  We had a mega-framing afternoon here in Red Door HQ, as you can see from the wee selection above by Emily MacKenzie, Mister Peebles, David Fleck and Eilidh Muldoon.  They are all £14-£15 unframed and for our lucky local customers, just an extra £12 for the... read more

#FridayFavourites – Seaside Animals!

Schools Out For Summer!! It’s time to grab that bucket and spade and head for the nearest sandy beach to build sandcastles and spot the local wild life! If you can’t quite make it to the beach or those pesky rain clouds are looming where you are, we have... read more

Edinburgh Napier students product design

“New Designers”, London is in full swing this week and is a land mark event for many students attending the Scottish Art and Design Schools.  The Red Door Gallery is pleased to introduce pieces created by 2 recent graduates from Edinburgh Napier, both of... read more

Competition to win a £250 shopping trip!

July 1st to 31st  is Indie Retailer Month and The Red Door Gallery is celebrating by teaming up with our rather inspirational neighbours independent shops, cafes and the Greater Grassmarket team to bring you one of the most straight forward competitions of all time.... read more

Let’s Get Muddy #Glastonbury Print

Lana Del Ray’s Ultraviolence… wishing we were knee deep in Glastonbury mud tonight! Hope you lucky ticket holders are having a blast like this lot of happy dancing characters.  This Glastonbury print will make an excelent festival reminder and is £20 by... read more

#FridayFavourites – New Arrivals!

  It’s been an exciting week of sunshine, rain clouds and deliveries of new works to share with all you lovely people. It always feels a little bit like Christmas when we get deliveries with all our favourite products from the many artists that stock the... read more

#SaturdaySuperstars The Red Door Gallery Window Display

The Red Door Gallery has a new look!  Our window displays are featured above and below!  Have a peep at the summery bags and accessories from Berty B, prints from Mina Braun and Pleased to Meet. Loving these clip AND Zip pueses, clutches and bags from Betty and... read more

Design Emergency? Super Bunny Art Print to the rescue!

Our favourite pet art print made the headlines last week!  Super Hero Rabbit from HAM was featured in the Scotland on Sunday’s Style Bible section as showing above.  If your home has a design emergency, Superhero Bunny is on hand to help along with the back up... read more

Father’s Day Illustration Competition ( #illustration )

For an dash of free fun on Father’s day, why not enter our Illustration Compeition? 1)      Choose a part of a bicycle that you can cleverly substitute for an every-day object to represent it (you can use Rebecca Kaye’s “Compendium” print for inspiration!)... read more

Red Door Gallery Print Re-hang! #SaturdaySuperstars

Lots of fabulous new illustrations, typographic pieces, foil prints and screen prints have arrived in so we have just finished re-hanging our walls.  It is always so refreshing to see works all dressed up in their propper frame-suits! You will find most of these... read more

#Friday Favourites – Top Picks for A Top Dad!

Father’s Day is but only a few days away!! We hope you’ve got your good old dad something special to mark the occassion and to say thank you for all those times he’s helped you out of that tricky situation.! Here are some of our choice picks for... read more

The Day Of The Dad – #FathersDay Gift Ideas

With Father’s Day fast approaching this Sunday, we thought you’d like a quick reminder of some of our favourite Fatherly pieces.  Just click on the pictures for more information!  Cards above start at £3 and there’s a special Father’s Day... read more

Print & Pattern #FridayFavourites

Welcome to our Blog! Lots of new Print and Pattern pieces have arrived in the gallery this week, Beautiful new pieces along with some of your favourites from Kirsty Baynham and The printed Peanut continue to catch our eye and customers alike! We love the new ceramic... read more

First photos from #NMSlates #RetroFuture #NMSlatesDRAW

Oh what a night!  Retro-Future time travelling at the National Museum of Scotland’s Lates event last night saw The Red Door Gallery hosting 5 different events, collaborating with 4 designers, across 3 separate locations with 2 free to all and 1 for lucky ticket... read more


We have had a busy day behind our Red Doors today, between Pedal on Parliament which took place today and The Great Edinburgh Run kicking off tomorrow morning, Edinburgh is full of trainer clad fit-sters, not to mention their entourage of family and friends supporting... read more

RedBull Hill Chasers Today!

        Red Bull Hill Chasers returns to Edinburgh today for the second year in a row! It’s the  UK’s only multi-discipline uphill cycling race. Moving to a new location on the Mound from last years location on Victoria Street!! Those cobbles... read more


Welcome to our new Friday Favourites Feature! Here we  will be shouting about our favourite products from the week.This will include some of our cheery staff favourites as well as you, our lovely customers. If you have a personal favourite that you feel we must share... read more

HAM is here (the kind you hang on your wall!) @Hamlikes

  A warm Welcome to HAM! HAM captures unexpected moments from the contented lives of a pig, a horse and a rabbit on a range of thoughtfully crafted and 100% British made wares. Established in 2011, HAMʼs minimal aesthetic seeks to add a serious edge to its... read more

David Meowie, just Lion round? Huh, TUCAN play that game!

  David MEOWIE, Just LION around?  Huh, TUCAN play that game! Our pun-tastic new range of Prints (£15)  and greetings cards (£3) have moved into the gallery and they just feel so at home here, we already can’t imagine our walls without them. Have a click here to... read more

TONIGHT DIY Mammoth with @KateMclelland @Ntlmuseum

For those lucky enough to have tickets to the National Museum Lates Event, come join us to make your own Mammoth as designed by Kate Mclelland! We also have a giant Mammoth head you can have your photo taken with – good times ahead for all you lucky, lucky... read more

Ethical shopping @FairEnoughBlog!

We take a huge amount of pride and pleasure in working directly with around 150 different artists, makers, designers, illustrators and creators here in The Red Door Gallery.  Having such a large range of sources makes for a lot of extra communication behind the... read more

Are you in dog house for forgetting Valentine’s day?

Well, the day of love can be a little fraught if it means more to one half of a couple than the other, so perhaps raising a smile with something a little cheeky might go down well! How to get out of the dog house, “Sausages” is dog for “sorry”... read more

2 SleepsTill Christmas! Little Owl Love £20

The original art work for this print was hand drawn as a wedding gift by Lindsey Brown, and the affection between these little Owls just jumps of the paper.  These little love birds just need a place to roost. View Lindsey’s full collection of print works here.... read more

16 Sleeps Till Christmas! Fox Brooch £35

This brooch just makes you want to curl up and keep cosey!  We have a huge range of jewelery with personality behind our Red Doors, if you on the hunt for Brooches, Earrings, Necklaces, Rings, Bracelets and Cufflinks with a bit of personality you’ll love our... read more

18 Sleeps Till Christmas! Mineral Stag Screenprint

This is one to make a statement with!  At £300 it is definitely a solid investment piece, from a talented artist, respected locally and internationally.  Susie Wright pulled this screenprint by hand, all 14 layers of it!  So if you take the time to balance up the... read more

20 Sleeps Till Christmas – Kelido-Clock, £22

Tick-Tock-Tick-Tock it’s time for the Kelido’clock!  We have these amazing Geometric Clocks exclusively in Edinburgh and we have all fallen head over heals for them!  At just £22 they are all packaged up in a tasteful box which is perfect for... read more

24 Sleeps Till Christmas – Festive Red Deer £5!

Today we launch our 24 Sleeps Till Christmas Campaign where we will share with you some of our very favorite gift ideas from our most talented artists, designers and makers.  We hope you find something here for those creatively minded folks out there!  Weather you are... read more

Goulish delights in The Red Door Gallery Windows

We have had a brilliant reaction to our October Window and thought you all would like a peep at the fun!  New works include T-Shirts, Badges and mugs from Humili-T… defined as The Quality of Being Modest.  Free from vanity, egotism, boastfulness and great... read more

Windows of Seasonal Change

As the season starts to roll over into Autumn, our thoughts turn to three things: 1.  Keeping Cosy!  Winter warming tube scarves, head bands and wrist mitts, as modelled by Beardy Man Malcolm should do the job! 2.  Hanging Out To Dry for the last time! The... read more

Mary, Queen of Scots by Patrizio Belcampo

The above portrait of Mary Queen of Scots continues the tradition of portraiture which was practiced during Mary’s own life and times (1542-1567).  Only an few artists were invited to paint her face to face, but many  portraits and cameos existed of her.  The... read more

@thelistmagazine Festival Opening Party @Summerhallery

  We are all looking forward to our night tonight – The List Magazine invited us to host a workshop and pop up gallery for their Festival Opening Party!  We are offering a majical 10 % discount for tonight, and for our participants in the gallery for a... read more

A Famous Night

The Red Door Gallery is thrilled to have Chris McAuley guest curate an exhibition of his A Famous Night poster project. Inspired by the North American tradition of collectable, hand-printed, concert posters A Famous Night is a project involving artists, illustrators... read more

New Orleans print collection!

Inspired by a sign in the “Spotted Cat” on Frenchman, there will be no drinks or drunks on the piano! Woah There Pickle is one of The Red Door Gallery’s newist recruits, and we just love these joy filled prints.  Created after a visit to New Orleans,... read more

Crikey, it’s Father’s Day!

“Don’t panic Pike”, you’ve still got 2 weeks and we’ve got just what you need for making Daddy a happy chappy on his special day! Sunday’s are about coffee and roast dinners, so what about one of our tea towels celebrating... read more

An Easter Cycle Sprint Up Victoria Street!

We just love Easter time here in The Red Door Gallery – the promise of bright, colourful spring days and an excuse to eat delicious chocolate all day long!  With Easter Weekend just a few hours away, we have an exhibition showcasing some new works by... read more

Crazy Little Thing Called LOVE!

So it’s February and we are fast approaching Valentines Day!! The shops are laden with chocolates, flowers and fuzzy litttle toys!! eek!! Why not buy your special lady or man something a little bit more personal this year? What could be more romantic... read more

Museum Late – Behind The Masque

  We are just super excited that A Wooden Tree has agreed to work with us on tonight’s Museum Late’s event – Behind The Masque.  Kirsty and The Red Door Gallery team will be there to help you create your very own owl mask with some of the... read more

Press – Country Homes and Interiors

  We are just pleased as punch to see this beautiful spread in Country Homes & Interiors.  Their November 2012 magazine has a fantastic article themed around Perfect Printing, a title which we wholeheartedly agree fits with Sunlight on Closed Lid’s... read more

Welcome The Red Door Gallery’s New Website!

After months of hard work from The Red Door Gallery’s team we are just tickled rouge to welcome you in through our virtual Red Doors.  Please be sure to pop the kettle on, put your feet up and have a jolly good look around our new online home.  Jason and Nicky... read more

Curl up with the new Oh Comely

Feast your eyes on the recent issue of Oh Comely just in through the Red Door Gallery doors (available for £4!). Plenty of treats inside including an interview with the woman who brought Roller Derby to the UK, a selection of Maggie Li’s ‘Beyond... read more

Get another cushion on that sofa!

                                           We very recently received these absolutely brilliant cushions in the post and they are now gracing our lovely window! What is it about the combination of balloons, bikes and Victorian style cross hatching that makes us swoon... read more

Love design?

Then Edinburgh’s the right place to be this weekend! The Association for Contemporary Jewellery (ACJ) Edinburgh are opening their second major show, Eccentri:city featuring work by 17 local jewellery designers this Friday 13th from 6.30-9.30pm. Taking place at... read more

Get off the beaten track

There’s so much to do in the city at this time of year it’s hard to know where to start, so here’s a couple of little gems to be found this weekend away from the well beaten tracks. First on the list is Gallery on the Corner’s exhibition HOPE... read more

New jewellery by Lucie Ellen!

  We are loving these bright and fabulous creations by Suffolk based designer Lucie Ellen. New to the Red Door Gallery Lucie’s jewellery features balloons, books, pencils, aztec patterns and much much more using a variety of reused and recycled materials. Each... read more

Leith Late 2012 is coming soon!

Thought we would throw this your way…..’LeithLate, Leith’s annual multi-arts event is back, returning to a variety of different venues up and down Leith Walk on the evening of Thursday 28th June, and now it’s even bigger, better and LATER than before!... read more

#Father’sDay Last minute gift ideas!

Here you go, a last minute gift for  yer pa!  From the top we have Alison Hardcastle’s DAD card, £3 a screen printed treat handmade by the font queen herself), moving onto the King of Slogans – Andy Smith’s ‘I Pretend To Work’ a £50,... read more

Roll Up! Roll up! Come see Love Fran’s printed ladies!

We have been long time fans of Love Frans suspicious Kitty plushes and other assorted stitched together goodies, but this time we wanted to give you a sneak peak of her new Gocco printed ladies that have just arrived in store! We even have a picture of the lady at... read more

All About Ewan John, our current exhibition.

The Red Door Gallery Presents “A collection of new works of importance by a distinguished artist” – Ewan John Thursday June 7th to Saturday July 7th Ewan John resides in Linlithgow, Scotland where he works in a multitude of mediums, all conducive to illustrative... read more

Cor’ blimey guvna that collar’s tip top!

Cleo Ferin Mercury has just sent us some beautiful Pearly Queen themed collars, bowties, and ‘kerchiefs in the spirit of all things Great British! 100% silk they are lush to touch and are a much more elegant and chic way to show your love for London this year... read more

Wash or dry?

Voted Top 10 teatowels in the UK by The Guardian, Wash or Dry’s playful teatowels make washing up just that little bit more fun. Each teatowel doubles up as game to decide who washes and who drys, couldn’t ask fairer than that! Designed by two London based... read more

We’ve been spotted…

A great wee write up about us on Spotted by Locals. Lovely to get such great comments, it sure put a smile on all our faces.. thanks!! Check it out here: while I’m about it, have you seen these... read more

Wonderful Wonderland scarfs by Clo

White rabbits are a jumping and a tumbling in the latest Clo design. Just couldn’t resist posting images of these beautifully playful limited edition Alice in Wonderland scarfs made by Clo – the label for Scottish creative duo Sharon Pringle and Wendy... read more

Hand crafted collages at there best!

If you are in the Brighton area or heading down there next weekend, check out John Dilnot’s work and have a wee peek arond his studio too! Prepare to see some sensational 3D paper works and some amazing paintings and screen prints depicting vintage style birds... read more

Oh Comely Issue 10.. sneak preview!

Excited to see that the new issue of Oh Comely has just arrived in Red Door and is on the shelves! Some real treats inside icluding a wee interview by Franki Finch, aka Finch and Fouracre, whose architectural models are firm favourite among Red Door customers, as well... read more

The sweetest paper cut!

One of us here at the gallery spotted the work of Helen Musselwhite in a recent copy of Elle decoration. Check out the rest of her amazing 3D papercuts and collages on her website Totally... read more

Wounded Knee sings capella

Edinburgh based vocal artist and singer, Wounded Knee aka Drew Wright, has been doing his thing for a wee while now, releasing music on independent record labels such as Benbecula and Twos and Fews (Drag City) and performing regularly across Britain. His work... read more

Vocal artist Wounded Knee aka Drew Wright has been doing his thing for a wee while now, releasing work with Benbecula, Twos and Fews (Drag City) and other such ace independent record labels and performing regularly in scotland but also down south and abroad. His shows... read more

Get yourselves some real Bobby Dazzlers

Don’t miss Bobby Dazzlers contemporary jewellery sale featuring 6 local jewellery designers at Sofi’s Bar, Leith this weekend. Get jewellery at bargain prices, eat some tasty cakes, meet some nice folk, have a drink and the best thing is you get to help... read more

The best chocolate in Edinburgh…maybe the world?!

For those of you who haven’t already paid The Chocolate Tree in Bruntsfield a visit, stop what your doing and head down there!!! They offer possibly the most amazing hot chocolates, real hot chocolate too, none of this rubbish powder stuff!! There ice creams and... read more

For fans of foxes!

Just thought we’d quickly share with you these beautiful limited edition screen prints that just came in recently from Emily Hogarth! They are her new edition to her animal print family! Each design begins life as a hand cut piece and is transfered onto a silk... read more

Queen of Tarts

Secrecy and intrigue combine with indulgent cakes and treats this weekend in the Queen of Tarts pop-up tea room. Previous weekends have gone down a storm with Queen of Tarts creating unique high-tea expereinces for her guests. Tickets are £20 and there’s still... read more

Have a very Bunny Sunday

  Looking for a bunny themed gift this Easter? Then come and see Rachel Elliot’s glass hares right here at Red Door Gallery. Made in Edinburgh using screen printed, kiln fired enamels they are available in a range of beautiful and funky designs – from the... read more

Hello Sunshine!!

We thought we would quickly share with you these lovely delights from Hello Sunshine AKA Jo Want! Her jewellery has proven pretty popular since we started stocking her stuff. The swallow brooches comes in wood too and is joined by a selection of other pinable goodies... read more

Monkey Say No!

We just had to share this happening down at the Brass Monkey Leith today from 3pm all in aid of protesting the ridiculous Entertainment License that the Government would like to introduce. Join in the monkeying around with art for sale, beer, food and general fun n... read more

New work in from The 1985 collective!

Just thought we would let you know we have just recieved in some new work from The 1985 Collective in the form of the rather detailed Birds In Paradise print above by Lindsey Brown! This is adding to a bunch of lovely goodies we already have in store from them, such... read more

Underground Music to check out!!

If you don’t have plans already to go down, it’s definately worth venturing out to the Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh on Tuesday night for some seriously special underground music from The Doozer, Long Distance Runner and Shareholder. The Red Door are... read more

A gallery that will blow your socks off!

For those of you who are fans of taxidermy and all things creepy crawlie, this place will be heavenly! This beautiful 170 year old gallery has everything from your usual framed butterflies all the way to Giraffes and Zebras too! If you are ever in the the Rue du Bac,... read more

A shop that will blow your socks off!

For those of you who are fans of taxidermy and all things creep crawlie, this place will sure to be heavenly for you! The pictures above are of a beautiful 170 year old gallery in Paris called Deyrolle, which we spotted on a recent venture to the city of lights.... read more


 We were lending an ear to Live From The Latain Quarter on Fresh Air FM this morning and we were just tickled by their tribute to St Patrick’s day from the hillerious Father Ted that we thought we’d pass it on.  Happy St Patrick’s... read more

Are you the next Vagabond gal or guy?

Fancy the career change of a lifetime? Well here’s your chance if you got a spare bob or two (or thousand!) – Vagabond Van online store and 1952 Airstream Boutique is for SALE! Brainchild of Lucie Galt, Vagabond Van brings ‘eco-chic’, ethical... read more

Count down to 1000 followers on twitter!

Oh yes!  We are nearly at that bench mark 1,000 twitter followers!  Are you curious to see what happens?  How we celebrate?  Well, so are we!  Rats, probably not supposed to admit that.  We do have some events to look forward to – now we know your out there we... read more

Fancy making you own shop?

Alice Melvin’s beautifully illustrated and designed Alice’s Emporium Make Your Own Shop Kit is available for £13 and accompanies her equally beautiful children’s book The High Street – £10, by TATE publishing. Easy to assemble the kit includes... read more

Sunday, Take Two…

We have Issue 9 of ‘Oh Comely’ now in stock – a £4 magazine, perfect for a lazy sunday with a cuppa and some tunes on the radio.. here’s one that popped up on Red Door’s playlist today, from one of my favourite female singers, oh yes the... read more

Storytelling and magic combine in Astrid Jaekel’s papercut illustrations for the children’s book series the Crow Girl and the Crow Girl Rises. Simply stunning in real life these magical books are available to buy from Barrrington Stoke publishers. See a... read more

Christina Sun Kim on ‘unlearning sound etiquette’ – a fascinating short film that I just had to share looking at the work of sound artist Christina.. take 10 minutes our of your day to be... read more

Music to make you smile!

Some of you might of already heard Francois and The Atlas Mountains, especially if you are an avid Radio 6 listener! Mark and Maconie have been championing their latest single Les Plus Beaux for the past couple of months and we want to join in! Their album El Volo... read more

Ok, so the whole world must now be waiting for the lunch time update on #pancakes for 3 meals in one day, well the wait is over!  Beardie Man, Birdie and Red Door-ettes had a lovely pancake with a morrocan style finish – perfectly presented on our... read more

#pancakes, for three meals in one day?  Perhaps a foolish quest, certainly not one the ole waistline will thank you for but just the thought of it rekindles a latent sense of rebellion not felt since the heady days of primary school midnight feast’s.  So this... read more

Late Valentine? We Heart The List

We  have had a lot to shout about over the last couple of weeks and The List Magazine seems to agree with us!  The wise and well read out there will already have Feburary’s copy, and yes we are a little tardy in telling you about the fantastic Valentine’s... read more

#Glasgowartlicence #ScrapArtsTax

DIY exhibitions and events are essential to the vibrant, artistic communities found in Edinburgh, Glasgow and across Scotland.  The Red Door Gallery has had it’s doors open for 9 years and has kept a constant, caring eye on the explosion of events over the last... read more

A cool wee tune accompanying Arnie in action to mark the passing of Valentine’s day perhaps? Our amazing house of cards is gone from the Red Door window and soon our love inspired display will be changing too so watch this... read more

Happy Valentine’s….

Check out these romantic and funny cards from Full Fat cards we recently got in store!!Absolutely brilliant! They have recently been featured in the Guardian and are proving quite a hit with love birds across the UK. They are going fast so if you still need to pick up... read more

All that sparkles…

Add a twist to Valentine’s Day pressies with this new collection. Here’s a sneak peek of new Tatty Devine work about to adorn our shelves at Red Door.. make way for bejeweled Swarovski skulls, Frida Kahlo necklaces and Parakeets!! Loving the glitz and glam... read more

Oh rainy day!

My image of the day Robbie Porter’s ‘Rainy Day’ Seems appropriate on this rather drizzly Edinburgh day.. how i wish i could skate away to sunnier climes! Put a smile on your face and come see this fab print and more of Robbie’s framed pieces at... read more


January seemed to be the month for ‘Stag heads’ here at the Red Door Gallery. After the listing of Wooden Tree’s fantastic Mr Stag in January’s edition of ‘Country Living Magazine’,  we’ve been inundated with orders for Mr Stag from the leafier parts of the UK. To... read more

‘Mr.Stag’ by A Wooden Tree – as featured in Country Living magazine. Lovingly hand sewn Mr.Stag wall plushes in a range of vintage fabrics available at the Red door Gallery. Beautiful and... read more

So the question today is this, what do you love most, food, wine or Elle Decco?  It is a pretty tough call but this blog post covers them all.  This month’s Elle Decco features a wee shout out to Stuart Gardinier’s Wine paring teatowels which help you... read more

Ace Jewellery by Studio Roar!

Here are just a few brilliant examples of jewellery designed and handmade by Studio Roar (aka Rasha Akhatib). We have stocked her stuff for over a few months now and they’re proving quite a hit! Her designs are originally based on 18th century Middle Eastern... read more

Congrats to Lucky Frame and their fab Pugs Luv Beats app, nominated as finalists for IGF award! Created right here in Edinburgh it’s a must have for all iphone, ipod touch and ipad owners – truly the puggiest music game of all time! Happy... read more

Get a look at those…. birdies! We’ve all had a giggle at Eilidh Weir’s tongue-in-cheek Topless Birds 2012 calender- January sale price only... read more

Drawing skills to be jealous of!

Check out these drawings by Via Fang! They are just a small example of the phenomenal drawing skills that she has, go check out the others on her website! I believe she is a fan of Edward Gorey….it may be controversial to say this, but we might... read more

I Hexagon Blockbusters

Well, how could you not love Blockbusters?  Presented by the entertainment legend Bob Holness who has sadly died at the grand age of 83.  There must be a lot of you out there who remember the tedium of a day off school sick being rescued by the bright lights of the... read more

Do you recognise any of these fameous first lines?

Tis the season to curl up on the couch with a great novel while the wind whistles down the Chimney and the slates blow off the roof.  While researching which book to crack open with tonight’s steaming mug of hot chocolate, this beautiful animation popped up on... read more

Keep your hat on luv!

Get the Gossip Girl look with Ann-Marie Faulkner Millinery – chic and stylish for even the windiest of days! A Duncan of Jordanstone graduate, Ann-Marie is now based in London where she creates unique hand crafted hats and headpieces with an emphasis on bespoke... read more

Beautiful fashion from Vi Nouveau

 Check out these beautiful pictures from Vi Nouveau‘s recent photoshoot! The Scottish duo have been styling, tailoring and customising vintage garments since 2010. They have been super busy styling for adverts and magazines and creating gorgeous one of garments... read more

Pop Up Precious

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery Edinburgh (ACJ) invites you to POP UP PRECIOUS - a showcase of extraordinary jewellery by some of Edinburgh’s premier designers. Just in time for the start of Christmas shopping whether you want to treat yourself or... read more

Cleo Ferin Mercury’s beautiful collars are among our favourite new arrivals – one fan described them as Chic AND fun, and we think that is perfectly apt!  The TLC gone into the production of each hand made collar shines through and they are the kind of... read more

The Fence Collective’s beepy, enfant terrible record label titled De-Fence was set up by OnTheFly in 2006. Released yesterday, this double A side vinyl features new works by the great Malcolm Middleton (Arab Strap) and the illusive River of Slime (FOUND).  The... read more

A couple of us know Lu Flux from Edinburgh College of Art when she upcycled vintage fabrics into glorious smock style dresses and skirts, and hand knitted the most adorable ‘fox stole’ scarfs, for her final fashion design degree collection! It was... read more

   We recieved some brilliant stock designed by Lynsey Jean Henderson recently, in the shape of a beautiful oversized cushion (in the squirrel pattern above) some stag print throws and fox tea towels! Her bespoke wallpapers and fabrics are based on her love of all... read more

We’re in The Guardian’s TOP TEN!

Victoria Street is certainly a beauty and our Red Doors have been snapped by many an avid photographer, but this snap in particular stands the chance of becoming one of the most recognised.  It has recently been selected and published by The Guardian to represent The... read more

This font was compiled by Moritz Resl, who is on a mission to find the Average Font. The film depicts his process of layering every font he could find ontop of each other and combining the images to produce the hazily defined mean of all fonts. The ghostly letters are... read more


We recenty discovered the cult brand Fornasetti at The Red Door Gallery! Fornasetti used to design everything from fabric, ceramics, wallpaper, furniture and clocks like the ones above!! Piero Fornasetti concentrated on using black and white motifs mostly but look out... read more

Yummy looking biscuits!

We were having a wee giggle at these amazingly cute biscuits in The Red Door Gallery last week so we thought we’d share them with you!! They even have Halloween themed characters this month on their website Can’t beat a bit of eadible... read more

Louise Smurthwaite placed a wee bet that we’d like these guys… hate to loose a bet.  tUnE-yArDs - you are the... read more

Heather McDermott

Heather McDermott is new to The Red Door Gallery! We’ve been entranced by her use of gorgeous use of sorbet colours and her take on the punk aesthetic. They’d make a great statement piece for any outfit! I’m particularly loving the necklace above! So... read more

Can you believe Amelie is ten years old?  Not a wrinkle in sight!  Here’s a bit of good news for any of you secret skimmers out there, this Sunday the Scottish island of Easdale is transforming into the competition field for The World Stone Skimming Competition.... read more

Well if you fancy another slice of vintage pizza pie AND your in East London, we’d heartily reccomend hot footing it to 202 Brick Lane AKA Super Pizza (the name kinda gives the game away, huh) where you can grab a booth, slice and beverage in charming... read more

Iconic art works are sweeping through France at the moment, popping up in computer laden office blocks.  These window based, pix-elated images are created using little more that ubiquitous stationary cupboard staple – the post it.  The designers are growing in... read more

Any of you Scotts ever been tempted by the golden pavements of The Big Smoke?  Here are a video’s showing what just might happen, you know?! Both these gems are directed by the quite frankly fantastic Ninnian Doff and there are plenty more where these came... read more

We have had a roaring Edinburgh Festival over the last month, and as it draws to a close with the traditional fireworks display last weekend, we will be especially sad to see Astrid Jaekel’s beautiful paper cut out installation come down.  It has really... read more

It’s time to say a fond farewell to our Circus, as tonight we are performers are moving on and packing up our window display.  A huge thank you to Seymour, Lovely Pigeon, Astrid Jaekel for all their hard work.  Here’s a wee reminder that you can pick up... read more

Hannah Waldron has been a busy lass, this is an installation of her San Gimignano wallpaper design which is now installed in the new Pizza Express branch at Brent Cross, London.  Hannah has created a site specific design for this location, as well as a panel for a... read more

Introducing Switch Faces – how much happier could your light switches possibly be?!  Henrietta Swift has made up some storming packets of vinyl stickers which are themed as girls, boys or animals so you can decorate and create cheery characters in your home. ... read more

If you are out and about this weekend, make sure to stop by The Book Trust, 55 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR for this fun Zine bookfair. I’ve Zine You is sure to have one of a kind... read more

This Friendly Chap is know as Parsley, and he has been watching over the other circus animals, performers and audience members currently in residence at The Red Door Gallery.  He is a rather delightful screen-print from the fresh from the wondrous imagination of Mina... read more

Wouldn’t it be fantastic to float over Edinburgh in a Hot Air Balloon at this time of year?  Seeing the costumed performers, outlandish characters and lovely customers who flock to Victoria Street during the festival is an eyeful itself, never mind the entire... read more

The festival is in Edinburgh and the circus has come to The Red Door Gallery! Designer and illustrator, Kirsty Thomas (Lovely Pigeon) has created a fantastic circus themed display for our two windows. Kirsty has just launched a brand new playkit which is sure to raise... read more

It’s our most fabulous sale yet: Maptotes!Have you ever wanted to go to Nantucket or Barcelona but just haven’t found the time? Now you can proudly display your imaginary journey to these places while also saving the planet and whales. Maptotes are a handy... read more

Who doesn’t love smiling and laughing fruit? Now you can have the happiest fruit around as part of your earring collection thanks to the work of Emma Ferguson, also known as “I Like Birds.” We received these earrings about a month ago and they have... read more

 Just checking in with Lesley Barnes so we can top up her range of beautiful, screenprinted leather book marks and this mesmorising video project popped on the screen!  Lesley has animated Belle and Sebastian‘s toe tapping tune I Didn’t See It... read more

It’s a beautiful sunny Sunday here in Edinburgh and we hope it is just as sunny wherever you are! Today is one of those days to grab an ice cream or coffee (or both) and head down to your favourite sunny (buy shady) spot. On your way, grab a magazine like Oh Comely,... read more

A lovely pile of post cards just rattled through our mail box, here at The Red Door Gallery, advertising the next exhibition at one of our favorite lunch spots – The Broughton Deli.  We hear tales of over 25 artists contributing to an exhibition which displays... read more

Get inspired by the bright and fun shapes of Edinburgh based artist/illustrator Louise Smurthwaite. Her hand bound notebooks (with assorted paper inside) are perfect for writing lists, deep thoughts, or life’s fun observations. Her work is a great colourful... read more

The Red Door Gallery recently received some new prints by Claire Hartigan. The above images are a sampling of the new prints (the bear print we are selling has a golden heart). We are excited to be offering more than ten pieces of her work. To learn more about Miss... read more

Fresh cuppa joe first thing in the morning sets the tone for a great day ahead, and we’ve had a great day with these new prints from Mengsel and this rather outdated little ditty from Frank Sinatra.  Mengsel is a Dutch Africans word meaning Mixture and comes... read more

This striking pair just arrived in our mail bag this morning, fresh from Olivia Jeffries new studio.  These A4 prints are taken from original hand drawings which Olivia releases as signed, editioned digital prints.  Her work is always inspired by and sketched upon... read more

Seymour has been a very busy bee, producing not just one new print, but an entire new print set titled ‘Retired Wrestlers’.  Any one who was a fan of WWF will love looking at these prints and pondering over what may have become of the lycra clad... read more

  Mina Braun’s hotly anticipated exhibition A Time To Wonder opened last Thursday and The Red Door Gallery was jumping!  Here are a few snaps of the event, which saw visitor’s queuing out the door on one of the sunniest evening’s Edinburgh has seen... read more

The Tail prototype (2006) from greyworld on Vimeo. Just had a lovely chat with Michael Smyth of Edinburgh’s Napier University, who was telling us all about this event he is organising in Shoreditch called Create11.  The week long event focuses upon Interaction... read more

  With Father’s Day fast approaching,  we thought you might like a peep at some of our favorite card’s for dad’s… above is a card fresh from the inspirational, creative world that is Sunlight on Closed Lids.  Below is the new ‘proud... read more