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Stamp Art

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Our featured artist this Spring is Marie Varley. The inspiration for this series of Marie Varley's work is derived primarily from a stamp album dating from the 1960s.  "In this era, the postage stamp was the greatest ambassador for its country. With current technological advances and the arrival of the internet, the postage stamp has lost its once powerful ability to advertise the identity of a chosen country. This contemporary concern for the purpose of the postage stamp is what encouraged the work from the beginning." Marie Varley We currently stock a number of framed and unframed screen prints, a selection are featured below.  Little...

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Lonely Planet recommends

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This article by Lonely Planet entitled 'The cool beyond the castle: Edinburgh's top local experiences' is well worth a read through for locals and visitors alike. We were delighted to be included as a recommendation on where to visit.  Divided into sections such as coffee, craft beer, trinkets and memorable art, this is what they said about Life Story: Pretty good company! Thank you Lonely Planet.  Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/great-britain/travel-tips-and-articles/the-cool-beyond-the-castle-edinburghs-top-local-experiences#ixzz3RVkHmVQJ 

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How the Story Began

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2012. In the beginning, a shop transformation at the hands of the original proprietors made Life Story the beautiful store it is today. From royal blue and orange decor emerged white walls and bare wood. Once the elegant arched windows and other the original features such as the ceiling architrave were uncovered from under stained chipboard, Life Story was ready to begin its story as a interiors and lifestyle store.  2014. On 25 November 2014 the baton was handed over and Life Story Phase II began. With a fascination with functional design, minimalist interiors, local makers and Scandinavian, well, everything, I'm excited about my vision to take Life Story...

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