The Refuge is one of the best restaurants in Manchester, serving small and large plates inspired by food from across the globe, all made with British ingredients. The setting is stunning and the whole dining experience feels extremely special.
Grace Helmer is a Brighton-born, London-based illustrator and artist. She has put her paintbrushes to work for a range of clients, such as Apple, Google, Octopus Books and HarvardX.
Natural forms, people watching and a sense of adventure inspire Grace’s playful and colourful work. Her compositions capture the feeling of discovery when you visit somewhere for the first time, and celebrate the beauty in the everyday.
I am an illustrator, living in Essex with my partner and our one year old son. I studied Drawing at Camberwell College of Art, graduating in 2006. After college I continued to live and work in London for several years.
I still regularly visit to shop, see friends and exhibitions. London will forever be an important part of who I am.
Based in London, Irish artist Claudine O’Sullivan has gained industry spotlight for her distinctive hand drawn illustrations, featured in the worldwide Apple Pencil campaign, which has won the 2017 World Illustration Awards Professional Advertising category. Her uniquely traditional drawing style has appealed to established brands such as MTV, Island Records, WeTransfer, Tiger Beer and Derwent Pencils.
Claudine graduated from University of the Arts London with a First Class Honours degree in Graphic Design. Her adaptable, design focused approach to art is reflected in the diversity of her commercial portfolio and client base.