Geometric Jewels – Gifts For Her

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...

#FridayFavourites – Monochrome

#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...

David Fleck Workshop

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,...

#FridayFavourites – Coffee and Cake

#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...

David Fleck Workshop

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...

Hot Air Balloons

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...

Edinburgh inspired artworks

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. ...

Paper Crafting Poppies

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...

“Kites Over The Crags”

“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...

Kirsty Baynham Illustrations

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...

Fractions of Hexagons

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...

New Yummy, Peacock, Apple Pouches!

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,...

“Museum After Hours” Festival events

“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...

#Fridayfavourites – Festival Fever!

#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...

Superb Festival Show – Half Price Tickets (31 Jul – 5 Aug)

Superb Festival Show  – Half Price Tickets (31 Jul – 5 Aug) The Red Door Gallery has been offered HALF PRICE tickets by one of our ‘Festival Friends’ to see the UK premiere of the musical Siddhartha at The Assembly Rooms Fringe (limited dates only 31st July to 5th August). Fresh from smash-hit North American and Italian tours....

West Coast inspired #Fridayfavourites this week

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...

Track Cyclist

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...

On The Jazz

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. ...

Victoria Street’s cool, officially!

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!...

Jet set pets!

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...

The view from our office!

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...

#FridayFavourites – Seaside Animals!

#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...

Edinburgh Napier students product design

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...

Competition to win a £250 shopping trip!

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....

Let’s Get Muddy #Glastonbury Print

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...

#FridayFavourites – New Arrivals!

#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...

#SaturdaySuperstars The Red Door Gallery Window Display

#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...

#Friday Favourites – Summer Holidays & Travel on the Horizon?

#Friday Favourites – Summer Holidays & Travel on the Horizon? Summer is here!!  Get out and enjoy it whilst you can. Edinburgh is beautiful in the summer so we really hope these summer days are here to stay, for a little while atleast. We are all dreaming of summer days, traveling, eating ice cream and picnics in the park. Our...

Design Emergency? Super Bunny Art Print to the rescue!

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...

Father’s Day Illustration Competition ( #illustration )

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!)...

Red Door Gallery Print Re-hang! #SaturdaySuperstars

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...

#Friday Favourites – Top Picks for A Top Dad!

#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...

The Day Of The Dad – #FathersDay Gift Ideas

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...

#SaturdaySuperstars featuring #susiewright #tommyperman

#SaturdaySuperstars featuring #susiewright #tommyperman                   Our Saturday Superstars feature some great home grown Edinburgh Talent!! We are thrilled to anounce that Susie Wright has release a few more copies of Mineral Stag from her private collection. Get them...

Print & Pattern #FridayFavourites

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...

#SaturdaySuperstars featuring @andysmithdraws @GardinerStuart

#SaturdaySuperstars featuring @andysmithdraws @GardinerStuart This weeks’s SaturdaySuperstars captures a glimpse through our windows! A few gifts for Dad ideas from Andy Smith, Stuart Gardiner, Another Studio and our Homewares selection online. Don’t forget, there is a hand section all about Dad’s day in our...

#Competitions, @pearlizumi @TourSeries & @ChrisHoy in #Edinburgh

#Competitions, @pearlizumi @TourSeries & @ChrisHoy in #Edinburgh A five week cycling competition is arriving in Edinburgh this week and will actually include our beautiful, cobbled Victoria Street in it’s race course – quite a challenge on a bike! The Pearl Izumi Tour Series started in Stoke-on-Trent and ends on Jersey,...

First photos from #NMSlates #RetroFuture #NMSlatesDRAW

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...

Retro Vs Techno #nmsLATESdraw @illustrationetc @EilidhMuldoon

Retro Vs Techno #nmsLATESdraw @illustrationetc @EilidhMuldoon “Retrofuture” is the theme of the May 16th Late event at The National Museum of Scotland and this time around The Red Door Gallery has been invited to showcase projects by not just one, but FOUR tallented designers and artists! As from today, you can start...

#SaturdaySuperstars

#SaturdaySuperstars 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...

RedBull Hill Chasers Today!

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...

#FridayFavourites!

#FridayFavourites! 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...