Welcome Sarah #2

Welcome Sarah #2

Since I started Charlotte Designs in 2005, a lot has changed. I have two teenagers, a dog, murals have gone from being virtually unknown to being everywhere and Charlotte Designs itse’f has gone from strength to strength. So I have taken the decision to team up...
Fake or real?

Fake or real?

Real vs Fake! Looking around these days, there seems to be an awful lot of fake around, and most of it not great. There are times however, when fake is not only good, but preferable to the real thing. From Ancient Rome to the Palaces of the Taj Mahal and Versailles,...

8 Steps to writing a good brief

Back in March, I wrote a blog about how we might be shopping in the future. How advances in technology will enable us to buy exactly what we want, rather than choose the closest fit from a predesigned range. In short we will, far more often, be able to buy something...

Creating a Magical Room for your Child

[left][/left] [right][/right] Can you believe it is November, how did that happen? Once again I find myself in the throws of the usual round of children’s room murals as Christmas gifts. It is where Charlotte Designs started and I still love working with...

Murals make you happy

Just a couple of weeks ago, I was sitting in Marrakesh by the pool, watching one of the guys in the animation team round up  volunteers for water polo. I had been watching him do this every day for almost two weeks and done yoga with him every morning and he is...