All about Claire Swindale … aka Swin!
I’m continually inspired by living and working in London.
With boundless energy I’ve built a reputation for stylish, colourful, observational and imaginative art pieces, all created with my camera.
My signature style is structured yet whimsical, timeless yet edgy.
2014 saw the launch of a wonderful collection of Limited Edition luxurious Habotai Silk Scarves created using some of my London photography. They are simply beautiful pieces and retain a sense of fun!
I launched my Interior Design collections at ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair) in New York in 2015, with my Wallpaper, Fabric and Cushion designs. And have returned every year since. Its a lot of fun and very successful! This year I introduced ‘No Sex Please, We’re British’. Recently launching it in London at the Ben Oakley Gallery. A great reaction.
It’s paramount that all my work is high quality and British made, I’m continually flying our fabulous British Flag.
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“You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford.” Samuel Johnson
Ben of the Ben Oakley Gallery: “After knowing & working with Swin for many years I can genuinely say she is a thoroughly trustworthy conscientious creative soul and a pleasure to be around. & she didn’t even pay me to say that!!”
“This woman is passionate about her designs, rather wonderfully crazy. We love the drag queen, you feel like you want to bite it!!!” Julia Johnson (Pickwick Papers)
Feature in The Resident Guide Blackheath 2017.
Listed in San Francisco Magazine, June 2017. Listed as ‘a Claire Swindale pillow. She’s everything that’s right about English design; a little punk rock, a little in-your-face, not afraid of color, and always an element of taking the piss‘.
2012-2014 Ahoy Centre, Greenwich.
2015: Nepal Quake (Himalayan Encounters. Kathmandu) and Nepal Relief Fund (The Everest Inn, Blackheath, London). 10% of The Kathmandu Silk, and Wool/Silk, Scarves
2014, 2015: The Royal British Legion. 10% of the Kind Thoughts Silk Scarf.
2016&2017: I continue to support the Nepal Quake, The Royal British Legion and St Christopher’s Hospice Bromley. 2016 is also the 5 year I’ve volunteered to Mentor a student in the Greenwich University Business Planning Competition.
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