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An A–Z (26 Days in November)

Molly Mahon & Mr Smith will be taking up residency at Pentreath & Hall in Bloomsbury for the month of November with their A–Z of beautiful patterns & prints.

Both passionate for printing – they will be exhibiting, demonstrating & selling their work. The Alphabet theme enables a simple structure to explore aspects of the makers ideas in pattern & print – using a letter a day.


X. Xmas & Kisses / Y. You Yours / Z. Zeitgeist Zen

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W. Wallpaper Wisdom

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V. Variation & Vision

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U. Understated & Useful

(Day 21: Wednesday 25 November)master line copyMM_Lifestyle-11IMG_1175cottageGeorge Smith Homewaresuu.blog holdingmaster line copy

 


T. Type & Tablecloths

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S. Stationery & Shopping

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R. Rulers & Rules

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Q. Question Marks & Quilts

(Day 17: Friday 20 November)master line copyIMG_1185‘Gill’ Capital Q (wood type)

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pink_q'sA Typology: A queue of Q’s (pink!)

IMG_1077One hundred line Cap Q Grotesque (on Coir)

mollyqQ is for . . . Molly’s instagram

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P. Patterns & Printing

(Day 16: Thursday 19 November)master line copyIMG_1157Our Lovely neighbours in Lambs Conduit Street / Persephone Books

PIMG_1153Persephone

punchyPunchy Green

wood pGreen inked Wood type Capital P at 30 line

IMG_1155Wallpaper prototype

ppink / pop-up / people

George Smith HomewaresPentreath & Hall

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IMG_0324Typographic Ornament Prints

molly.inspirationMolly’s Insata promo . . .

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Workroom Profile XI &XII
Molly Mahon & Mr Smith

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O. Observations & Obsession

(Day 15: Wednesday 18 November)master line copyIMG_1149Global O

IMG_1105‘Old Bag’ Series

IMG_1103Wood Type Condensed ‘O’ with Bronze Ink

gill oGill Sans Geometric Sans ‘Cap O’ 

IMG_0810Offcuts by Rose & Alex

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IMG_1106Grey Typographic Ornament Prints

oO is for . . .

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N. Notebooks & Names

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M. Molly &  Modernity

(Day 13: Monday 16 November)master line copyIMG_1263IMG_0984Ornamented Modernity (Oxymoron)

IMG_0959The End of Hangers (on Coir)

MAXHow ‘Max’ is that doggy in the window? (sorry)

modernism ornamentMmm . . .

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IMG_10331240.1 Ornaments

mini b lamp shadeMini Burchetts

MOLLY BY KLSModenist Maker Molly M

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L. Letterpress & Love

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Letterpress & Love ‘ShopWorkshop’

We invited a select group of letterpress enthusiasts to bring their favourite Ampersands to the shop for a live printing event / Silver ink was the order of the day & on a grey wet Saturday in November we produced a series of gorgeous prints — soon available to buys as a set — see the results below / thank you Mr Gabb / Mr Marshall / Ms Ellis / Mr Winstanley / Mr Cooper / Mr Granados / Ms Dixon / Ms Gridneff & Ms Tosey.IMG_0953IMG_0781DSCF0791IMG_0789IMG_0770IMG_0771IMG_0774DSCF0805DSCF0802DSCF0794DSCF0798IMG_0951IMG_0819IMG_0714IMG_0817IMG_0944IMG_0656IMG_0947IMG_0676IMG_0946IMG_0948IMG_0945IMG_0941IMG_0824IMG_0617IMG_0629IMG_0857IMG_0940IMG_0613IMG_0596IMG_0939IMG_0828IMG_0592IMG_0560IMG_0564IMG_0864IMG_0591IMG_0590IMG_0555IMG_0937IMG_0935IMG_0934IMG_0517IMG_0530IMG_0525IMG_0522IMG_0933Lavender bagmolly ll.blog holdingmaster line copy

 


K. Kelvyn & Knowledge

(Day 11: Friday 13  November)master line copykickingmollykk.blog holdingmaster line copy

 


J. Jaipur & Justified

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I. Ink & India

(Day 09: Wednesday 11 November)master line copyinkIMG_0507IMG_0509molly ii.blog holdingmaster line copy

 


H. Handmade & Healthy

(Day 08: Tuesday 10 November)master line copyGeorge Smith HomewaresGeorge Smith HomewaresHh.blog holdingmaster line copy

 


G. Grateful & Gorgeous

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F. Frames & Fabrics

(Day 06: Saturday 07 November 2015)master line copyimprint deboss_framefog hornIMG_0359Typographic Ornament Prints (Pink)

IMG_1106Typographic Ornament Prints (Grey)

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E. Edge & Engraving

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D. Design & Detail

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C. Cushions & Colour

(Day 03: Wednesday 04 November)master line copyIMG_0243cinsta c2George Smith HomewaresIMG_0241IMG_0303c.blog holdingmaster line copy

 


B. Block Print & Boxes

(Day 02: Tuesday 03 November 2015)master line copy

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A. Alphabets & Articulation

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We have arrived at @pentreathandhall. From tomorrow until the end of the month @obliquestroke & @mollymahonblockprinting will be selling our wares at 17 Rugby Street in Bloomsbury . . . Please come and see us and stock up on all sorts of printed goodies #mollymahon #mrsmith #pentreathandhall #shopping #blockprinting #printing #stationery #fabric #letterpress #homewares & thank you @mccormickcharlie for these gorgeous flowers & @emmalewisphotographer for the fabulous photographs . . .

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Pentreath & Hall
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury
London, WC1N 3QT

+44 (0)20 7430 2526
11am – 6pm / Monday – Saturday
shop@pentreath-hall.com

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Molly Mahon’s background in the art of block printing has led to a fast growing enterprise offering fabrics, wallpapers & homewares in inspiring designs & enticing colours creating must haves for the home. Working between Sussex & Jaipur there is a wonderful affinity between both English & Indian design. A recent publication described Molly as a woman who is taking the interiors world by storm with her powerful & pretty prints.master line copy

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Mr Smith is a craftsman, designer, typographer, printmaker, wordsmith & maker – he is of strong temperament & is chiefly concerned with good practice, quality workmanship, composition & attention to detail – he creates exquisitely crafted typographic printed matter using wood & metal type – which is ‘designed, set & printed’ in his Kennington letterpress workshop. Mr Smith will be showing & selling new letterpress ‘alphabet & ornamented’ prints & unveiling new products from Smith’s Rules.master line copy

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Pattern & Print

Molly Mahon & Mr Smith will be taking up residency at Pentreath & Hall in Bloomsbury for the month of November with their A–Z of beautiful patterns & prints.

Both passionate for printing – they will be exhibiting, demonstrating & selling their work.
The Alphabet theme enables a simple structure to explore aspects of the makers ideas in pattern & print – using a letter a day.master line copy

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Molly Mahon & Mr Smith will be taking up residency at Pentreath & Hall in Bloomsbury for the month of November with their A–Z of beautiful patterns & prints.
Both passionate for printing they will be showcasing, demonstrating & selling their work. The Alphabet theme enables a simple structure to explore aspects of the makers ideas in pattern & print – using a letter a day.master line copy

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