The Talented Blog

The Talented blog is a collaboration with contributions from our team here in Sheffield, England, as well as our designers, production team and international partners. Here you'll find a behind the scenes glimpse into the world of Talented, from design, to production, to the shop floor from the people that make Talented tick!

Talented in Berlin!

Talented in Berlin!

  • Rachel Howell
  • 7th December 2017

I was recently fortunate enough to make my first international market visit for Talented and travelled to Berlin for 3 days to visit new and existing customers in this great city. Julia’s cityscape for Berlin has a … Find out more

Say Hello To Small Business Saturday

Say Hello To Small Business Saturday

  • Julia Gash
  • 1st December 2017

Talented is taking part in a worldwide initiative to support small retail businesses: Small Business Saturday.   We are proud to collaborate with many independent retailers around the world, wit … Find out more

We’re Celebrating Museum Store Sunday

We’re Celebrating Museum Store Sunday

  • Julia Gash
  • 24th November 2017

We’re joining artisans and makers, museums and heritage gift shops from all around the world to celebrate Museum Store Sunday on 26th November.   The museum store has evolved over the last ten ye … Find out more

New Team Member at Talented!

New Team Member at Talented!

  • Rachel Howell
  • 8th November 2017

Job Role: International Account Manager A bit about You I grew up in a small village on the North Norfolk coast, which is a beautiful part of the country to live with beautiful beaches and countryside in … Find out more

Julia Takes the High Road

Julia Takes the High Road

  • Julia Gash
  • 30th October 2017

I love Edinburgh -  a brim full of heritage, a tradition of tartan, wonderful weaves, lovely literature and fantastic food and drink make it a great place to visit as well as draw.  The chance to meet up with s … Find out more

Happiest Place To Live

Happiest Place To Live

  • Julia Gash
  • 23rd October 2017

I recently created a Cityscape of Leamington Spa, which has recently been awarded the status of the happiest place to live in Britain! I have a tendency to fall a little in love with every place I draw, as I discover the … Find out more

Another amazing show at Top Drawer

Another amazing show at Top Drawer

  • Daniel Jackson
  • 13th October 2017

Julia and I were very excited to show our new products and designs to our customers at Top Drawer, the UK’s leading trade fair for home, gift, fashion and craft.  Top Drawer is one of my favourite events in th … Find out more

Beauty, Fashion, Pasta & Pizza and Homi Milano

Beauty, Fashion, Pasta & Pizza and Homi Milano

  • Cristina Mocchetti
  • 4th October 2017

Talented had an amazing trade show at Homi Milan during September. It is a lifestyle exhibition featuring the lastest trends from designers all over the world. It has been a couple … Find out more

NY Now - and always!

NY Now - and always!

  • Sara Richards
  • 5th September 2017

Talented had a fantastic NY Now Show (Aug 20 - 23).  We features a lot of new items like trays, coasters, and Christmas ornaments   Julia Gash and Sara Richards (Talent … Find out more

Supersize Cityscaping in Scarborough

Supersize Cityscaping in Scarborough

  • Julia Gash
  • 21st August 2017

This month I was invited by British retailer Weird Fish to create a Supersize Cityscape at the launch of their new shop in the Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough.  I normally draw with brush and in … Find out more