All about Claire Swindale … aka Swin! Founder and Creative.
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 and design.
My signature style is structured yet whimsical, timeless yet edgy. Oozes British humour, is ‘fabulously fearless’, subtle yet strong.
2014 saw the launch of my collection of Limited Edition luxurious Silk Scarves created using some of my London photography. They are simply beautiful pieces with a sense of fun, a story and/or emotion!
The ‘No Sex Please, We’re British’ collection, provoking very British, yet loud, verbal ‘Ohhh’s’ & ‘Arrrs’ in the Ben Oakley Gallery London, a great reaction in 2017.
This summer I’m launching my new carefully selected colourways with displays of Wallpaper, Fabrics and Furniture in clusters of designs. Again, the Ben Oakley Gallery looks wonderful. Please come and see.
It’s paramount that all my work is of high quality and British made. I’m continually flying our fabulous Flag.
Please enjoy browsing the site … and scroll down for some Reviews of my work …
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London – Amsterdam – Boston – Toyko
“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)
…a feature in The Resident Guide Blackheath 2017.
And a mention 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‘.
The latest piece on my style and design is on the Apartment Therapy website. Fun read.
2012-todate Ahoy Centre, Greenwich.
2014 todate: 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 5th year I’ve volunteered to Mentor a student in the Greenwich University Business Planning Competition.
2019: All of the above 🙂 & Parkinsons with JBD Sports.
(C) Copyright of all images, designs and content on this site belong to Claire Swindale.
London’s Callin’ / No Sex Please, We’re British / Party Animals
Dogtooth / Tea Cups / Collie Dog / Bob the Cat / Graffiti Heart / Bowler Hat / Pigeons Dance / Pigeons Fly / Wimbledon Strawberries / Tiffany Wells / Maude Grande / Maude Petite / Pearly Guild / Skulls / Boston Swan / Boston Ducks / Sex Sex Sex / Sex Mags Toys Videos / Bearskin / Benches / Drag Queen / Elizabeth’s Crown / British Bull Dog / Ben Oakley Fairy