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Read the Blackwater Studios blog for our latest printing updates. Find artist interviews, features for our artist designed screen printed boxes and other announcements. You can also subscribe for updates.

Covid-19 Update

Updates on our operating status during COVID-19. Please keep checking back for more information as this situation continues to develop.
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AW/19 Box Design by Samuel B. Thorne

An exclusive interview with London based designer and illustrator, Samuel B. Thorne. He gives us an insight into his preparatory work; the doodles, the thinking, the experimentation and the development of ideas. The interview is well worth a read in its entirety. It is a healthy mixture of in-depth answers that are informative, instructive and inspiring.
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Summer 19 Box – Freak City

A few words with French illustrator, Freak City about our Summer’s screen printed box design collaboration. Fascinated by urban life, his work highlights the unexpected beauty in battered store fronts, natural overgrowth and half deserted streets.
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Hélène Jeudy Winter 2019 Box Design

We caught up with Hélène Jeudy in our latest artist interview to discuss her winter box design. Her work explores the realms of dream, memory and imagination where you are forced to see beyond the horizon line and into an endless window/void that make you believe that such universes could exist.
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Cat Sims – Artist Interview

Cat Sims Cat Sims is an artist based in London. Her work covers a broad range of mediums, from graphic design to comics and printmaking. She has worked as a freelance illustrator for over ten years‚ her recent clients include: V&A‚ Barbican, Sisters Uncut and...

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Benny Brown – Artist Interview

Benny Brown Benny Brown lives in Ipswich. Skateboarding and drawing are the two main passions in his life. Drawing was his main focus from starting college. Selling on Depop allowed him to keep doing it after he finished Uni - the app where he is now most known.-...

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Michael Hsiung – Artist Interview

Michael C. HsiungBorn in China Town, Los Angeles. Michael works with a large number of collaborations including brands such as Vans, enjoi skateboards and Dr. Martens. His work is inspired by mythological creatures, mainly creating bearded men, mermen and...

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Ivo Matic – Artist Interview

Ivo Matic is a designer and illustrator based in Toroto. From Croatia. He has received multiple awards and has been part of many exhibitions for Croatian Design. He is now creating a name for himself in Toronto where there is a stronger appreciation for art.
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