Inspiration

Arts and Crafts

Yorkshire has a rich heritage of arts and craftsmanship, with many shops and workshops dedicated to both the traditional and contemporary.

 

The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds

Established in 1982 The Craft Centre and Design Gallery in Leeds is part shop, part gallery. It aims to takes visitors on a journey to experience the talent, skill, originality and beauty of contemporary craft made in the UK today. With work by over 300 designers on display at any one time you're sure to find what you're looking for; whether it be for inspiration, gift buying or simply to while away a peaceful lunch hour

Gallery Forty-Nine, Bridlington Old Town

Occupying two floors of a Georgian listed building, and boasting four exhibition spaces with an exciting range of paintings, sculpture, jewellery and ceramics by contemporary British artists.

Oresome Gallery & Oresome Jewellery Workshop, Hull

At Oresome there is an understanding that jewellery is not just an accessory, it's a surprise, it creates experiences and inspires, it represents us for who we are. Taking years of experience in traditional jewellery design and craft, Orsome have forged together bespoke pieces of contemporary jewellery that cannot be found anywhere else.

The Acorn Gallery in Pocklington

Awash with superb originals from many top artists, including stunning seascapes, landscapes, fantastic figurative pieces, romance, abstract and humourous. Check out the originals gallery.

Lucy Pittaway Art Galleries

Yorkshire artist Lucy Pittaway has two dedicated Art Galleries, located in Brompton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire, with the second in Richmond historic town centre, North Yorkshire. Lucy uses soft pastels to create bright and uplifting artwork, with each piece having an underlying story and inspiration related to her own life, family and surroundings up in the Yorkshire Dales. Her designs can now been seen on a range of homeware and stationary. 

Hope Gallery

Hope Gallery showcases a very carefully curated collection of original art, photography, ceramics and sculpture, with evolving and affordable collections. Hope is independently operated with a reputation for seeking out some of the most inspiring and individual pieces and a genuine passion for art.