1. Country Lane Deckchair in The World of Interiors Magazine - July 2014 Edition

    Country Lane Deckchair in The World of Interiors Magazine – July 2014 Edition

    Country Lane Deckchair by British artist Jacqueline Hammond

    The Vogue of interiors fashion – The World of Interiors magazine selected Smart Deco’s Country Lane Deckchair by Jacqueline Hammond to feature in the July 2014 edition.

    The deckchair featured in ‘On a Summer’s Day’ an article on the latest design pieces for the garden and outdoor living this summer.

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    Smart Deco Deckchairs Country Lane Deckchair by British artist Jacqueline Hammond

     Country Lane Deckchair by Jacqueline Hammond for Smart Deco in The World of Interiors Magazine

    Country Lane…

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  2. Santa Fe Deckchair in July edition of Country Homes and Interiors Magazine

    Santa Fe Deckchair in July edition of Country Homes and Interiors Magazine

    Santa Fe Deckchair - Smart Deco

    We are pleased to see the Smart Deco Santa Fe Fields Deckchair featured in an article on the latest picnic and outdoor living accessories in the July 2014 edition of Country Homes and Interiors Magazine.

    Santa Fe Deckchair by Jacqueline Hammond featured in Country Homes and Interiors Magazine - July Edition

    Santa Fe Deckchair by Jacqueline Hammond featured in Country Homes and Interiors Magazine – July Edition

    Country Homes & Interiors is the only magazine in the UK dedicated to classic and modern…

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  3. Life’s a Beach Deckchair at Glastonbury Festival

    We’ve brought the beach to Glastonbury Festival. Here’s the view from the van at base camp in the Park. Right I’m going out there.

     
  4. Santa Fe Fields Deckchair by Jacqueline Hammond in The Daily Express

    Santa Fe Fields Deckchair by Jacqueline Hammond in The Daily Express ‘Summer’s Best’ feature More press for the deckchairs.

     

  5. The Rainbow Effect - Will it be Jet Washers at Dawn for the Brighton Rainbow Crossing?

    The Rainbow Effect – Will it be Jet Washers at Dawn for the Brighton Rainbow Crossing?

    ©2014 Andrew Roach Photography
Location: JAG Gallery at Madeira Drive, Brighton, UK

    The Rainbow Effect

    You only have to check out the Brighton Rainbow Crossing Forever page on Facebook to see how the rainbow has enchanted visitors and local people of all ages and persuasions. I should know as an exhibiting resident artist at JAG Gallery from the view outside my painting studio, I’ve seen the rainbow working its magic. It’s made Madeira Drive come alive rather than being treated…

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  6. Who invented the deck chair?

    Who invented the deck chair?

    Life a Beach Deckchair - by Jacqueline Hammond

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    http://www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-1683,00.html

    NOOKS AND CRANNIES – The Guardian online

    Who invented the deck chair?

    THE FIRST chair of this type – that is, the folding X-type chair – was discovered in the tombs of the ancient Egyptians: often carved with animal forms and covered with whole skins. In ancient Rome, too, the folding X-type chair had great significance, being…

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  7. Press Release - Brighton Rainbow Crossing Forever campaign - Due to be destroyed Monday 16th June at 5am - Support the Campaign

    Press Release – Brighton Rainbow Crossing Forever campaign – Due to be destroyed Monday 16th June at 5am – Support the Campaign

    Brighton’s Rainbow Crossing might not be Over

    Support grows for the campaign to make the rainbow a permanent feature on Madeira Drive

    A campaign to lobby Brighton & Hove Council to make a temporary Rainbow Crossing on Brighton’s Madeira Drive a more permanent feature is growing in momentum, with increasing support on social media and influential backers such as Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas. The…

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  8. Europe’s first rainbow crossing in Brighton painted on the road outside JAG Gallery

    Europe’s first rainbow crossing in Brighton painted on the road outside JAG Gallery

    Heather Peace unveils Europe’s first rainbow crossing in Brighton for LGBT Pride Month.

    Brighton Rainbow (62)

    Madeira Drive in Brighton was given a bold makeover last weekend as street artwork representing Europe’s first official ‘rainbow crossing’ was unveiled to celebrate the release of We Can Change, a new song celebrating LGBT Pride month and championing equal rights by actress, musician and local resident,…

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  9. Sneak Peek at a Painting in Progress

    Sneak Peek at a Painting in Progress

    Painting by Jacqueline Hammond

    Here’s a sneak peek at a painting I’m working on today.

    Every year to mark the winter solstice much of Brighton come down to the seafront for Burning of the Clocks organised by community arts organisation Same Sky. I want to capture the way the crowd leaning on the railings are lit up by the fireworks and the sky has an eerie glow.

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    About Burning the Clocks
    For almost two decades, Burning the…

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  10. Art is …

    Art is …

    “Art is not a mirror, its a hammer” Petrusco video

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