Wednesday, 28 November 2012

This typography book is the handiwork of French designer, Marion Bataille. This is a mock-up of the book videoed by staff at Roaring Brook Press, who are publishing it in October this year.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Wherever I go I seem to come back with little samples of fabrics. Some of them give me inspiration for my work so, I thought I would share a few of my treasures.

Monday, 19 November 2012

My art work is featured in We Make: Inspired London book. The book is a beautiful guide to current British design talent. For more info or to buy visit

Saturday, 17 November 2012

A busy day sourcing fabric from the many fabric shops on Londons Goldhawk road.
What a gold mine.
Fabric on Gold hawk road

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

I use a lot of collage in my practise, so I'm completely in love with this collage tool. Japanese software and web designers, Pentacom, treat us to this on-line virtual tool. It’s well worth checking out.
Click here to create your own collages. xx

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

I finished this drawing a few months ago and put it aside. 
I'm thinking about making it into a last minute Christmas card for friends and family.
 Watch this space :)

Copyright Monique Jivram

Monday, 12 November 2012

I found an embroidery piece I created when I was a child. My mum thinks I was either 10 or 11 when I made it. On the left is the topside and on the right is the underside.

Saturday, 10 November 2012

I thought I would share my process for a recent Appliqué embroidery piece I made. 
The piece was made for the We Make London collective.

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

First post

Hola, I'm Monique & this is my new blog

I’m an illustrator based in the UK, London.

This blog will be about sharing my finds and inspirations. To name a few there will be typography, handmade goods, vintage fabrics, photography, embroidery, information about my practise and of course lots of drawing.

To get us started, here is a little picture of me busy at it:

Monique at work