Thursday, 31 December 2015

Maps the world

home is where the heart is by kate and the inkAs New Year’s Eve approaches, we are meeting a lot of travellers in the gallery and every voyage needs a good map!

home is where the heart is by kate and the ink - sewnOne of our newest into the gallery is a screenprint by Kate and the Ink.  The print comes with a needle and thread so you can embroider your very own “X” to mark where your heart lies.

Wildlife of the British Isles MapWe also have this beautiful Wildlife map of the UK by Kate Mclelland and a sister Wildlife Map of Scotland.Map of IslayKate’s collection of maps also includes a map of Islay, showing the many famous distilleries found on the island.  Illustrated World MapAnother favourite of ours, is Alice Tait’s World Map, it’s a colourful and cheerful reminder of beautiful the wildlife and architecture found across the world.Map of ParisAlice also has a range of city maps including Paris, Rome and others you can view here.UK Shipping We have also had this amazing print of the UK Shipping Areas framed in the gallery recently, and it’s been brilliant hearing stories from people living all over the world that listen to the Shipping Forecast every night.

Edinburgh Castle

Where ever you are spending this Hogmany, we hope you enjoy seeing in 2016 with style and look forward to catching up with you in 2016.  We have some great exhibitions and events planned here in Edinburgh already :)

Maps the world

Friday, 25 December 2015

Festive Wishes!

Merry ChristmasWe are sending you all a huge MERRY CAT-MAS!

We hope you received and gifted to your heart’s desire this year.

Stay tuned to our online shop, mailing list and social media channels for news of upcoming exhibitions and events.

Thanks to the tallented Hello Sunshine for the illustration.

For now, we hope you are able to relax and enjoy the calm as Edinburgh eats, drinks and makes merry!

With thanks from The Red Door Gallery team.


Festive Wishes!

Friday, 18 December 2015

Christmas Gift Guide #4

GiftGuide4With the last weekend before Christmas about to hit, We thought we’d share with you one last collection of inspiration. Take a little helping hand with Lindsey’s Christmas Gift Guide, for those difficult to buy for loved ones.

Kids Green Lambswool Mittens on a String

With everything from Fun Gifts for Kids to lots of ideas for her Favourite Girls in her life, we’re pretty sure you’ll find some inspiration in her gift collection.

Design Your Own Comic Book

Clockwork Soldiers collection of Superhero Dress up and Design your own Comic book have been firm favourites this year. I know quite a few adults who wouldn’t mind finding this under the christmas tree. A great gift for the creative kids in your life.


You can never have too many cute purses, and we have lots of  purses to match your outfit no matter what your style is. Why not treat your favourite girl to one of these Screen Printed Card Purses? Each one is hand screen printed and made locally by SodaKitsch.

Clip Purse in Puzzle by Kate Sheridan AW 2015 - 2016The ever popular Kate Sheridan range is never going to disappoint. We love this geometric heavy canvas purse. Many other styles available in her range.

Bear Clock Detail 1

A beautiful laser etched bear clock by the ever talented Kirsty Baynham is sure to be a hit. He’s just one of four laser etched clocks in her collection.

Allotment screenprint by Mina Braun

Allotment by Mina Braun is the perfect gift for those with Green Fingers. A four colour screen print it’s a true beauty and a brand new piece in Mina’s collection.

See Lindsey’s full gift guide here for even more inspiration.

Monday is the last guaranteed posting date for Christmas Delivery or you can of course buy online and pick up in store if you’re local!

Avoid the crowds and shop with your local independents this year. :)

Christmas Gift Guide #4

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Star Wars Love

The Force Awakens large‘The Force Awakens’ in cinemas across the world this week and these ‘Star Wars’ inspired art print collection, T-shirts and mugs should keep any fan happy at Christmas time.  Star Wars Love is in the air!

The signed LP record sleeve size art prints are just £20 and if you’re an Edinburgh local then you can pick up a framed print in store for £35* (hurry though, we’re selling through these fast!).

jonbishop-253x300Meet Jon AKA The Grey Earl who is fanatical about Scottish dialect, Star Wars and puns, The Force is strong with this yin.
The KissThere is a lot of love around for this remarkable franchise of films, so no wonder that it has inspired a romantic set of images from our artists.  The Kiss(above) is one of many, look out for the kissing storm troopers!Barry-Bulsara_260If you would like to learn more about SciFi printmaker, Barry D Bulsara, have a read through our artist interview here. postalIf you’re not in the Star Wars Club, take a look at our Gift ideas if you’re looking for more inspiration – last chance for Xmas posting is this Sunday!!

*This little star is to let you know we use aluminium frames which are little different to the one shown here, they look great, promise!

Star Wars Love

Saturday, 12 December 2015

The bleak midwinter...

Midnight SunThe daylight hours are cut a little short, so why not shop on line and collect in store?  That might keep the bleak midwinter a little warmer! We have a lot of new prints in from Red Door favourite, David Fleck!Bleak Midwinter A3 PrintThere are also a few vital days of Christmas Post left, have a look below to keep you right :)

Last Christmas Post Dates 2015 at The Red Door GalleryHappy Christmas Shopping folks!



The bleak midwinter...

Friday, 11 December 2015

Christmas Gift Guide #3

christmasgiftguideWith a bumper shopping weekend ahead of us, why not sit back and take some inspiration from Nicky,our Creative Managers Christmas Gift Guide. All items available via our online shop or if you fancy a stroll round the independent shops in the Grassmarket, come and say hello and pick up something locally.

A beautiful collection of gifts for her nearest and dearest. I think she’s going for a colour theme this year with turquoise featuring highly throughout her collection. It sure does look pretty.

Brown Bear Ice Bear CushionBrown Bear, Ice Bear Cushion by Paul Farrell is sure to be a hit with her pals 😉 (don’t want to give the game away!).

Secret Spy Academy 1Her Spy loving nephew is going to have hours of fun with this Spy Academy Kit by Clockwork Solidier.

Black Cat Clock

Got a cat lover in the family? This cheeky wee Black Cat Clock by Hello Sunshine might just be a gift to Nicky herself, She does love a cute kitty. :) Also available as a Tabby Cat too. Inspired by the lovely Jo Want’s cute kitties Pegs and Toby!

Busy BakingTea Towel

There must be a keen baker in the family, Do you have one in yours? Treat them to these beautiful screen printed Tea Towels by Busy Being and Freya.

How to Make Pancakes Teatowel

This is just a snippet of the wonderful gifts Nicky has selected for her loved ones. You can see the full collection on the website under Nicky’s Gift Guide.



Christmas Gift Guide #3

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Christmas Gift Guide #2


Christmas Shopping Frenzy has hit and it’s hard to believe we are on to our second week of Christmas Gift Guide already! Where has the time gone?

With so many gifts to choose from we thought we’d treat you to a little extra mid week guide for some added inspiration for your Christmas Shopping.

Today’s is a selection of  our customer favourites from last week.

Hipster Colouring Book

Does your sister or brother see themselves as a bit of a ‘Hipster‘? why not treat them to this fun Hipster Colouring Book by Charlotte Farmer.

Capugccino Notebook

Gemma Correll has dog & cat lovers  covered with her fun notebooks . Wouldn’t mind seeing one of her cat note books in my stocking Santa……. nudge, nudge, wink wink! 😉

Grey and Green Cross Lambswool Gloves

For that friend that’s always complaining of being cold, treat them to some of our cosy knitwear by Stitch Mi Lane, Kirsteen Stewart or Catherine Tough.web-SmL-Navy hat


Keep Dad from burning his hands on Christmas Day with this  Stuart Gardiner’s Santa Oven Mitt.


We hope that’s given you food for thought and stay tuned for our next gift guide on Friday.

**Spoiler Alert**

Nicky’s gift guide coming this Friday. Look away now Nicky’s lovely family and friends! We don’t want to spoil your super surprises. :)



Christmas Gift Guide #2

Friday, 4 December 2015

Christmas Gift Guide #1

ChristmasGiftGuide1December has hit and we’re all starting to think about what to get our loved ones this Christmas.

Over the next 4 weeks we will be sharing our Staff Gift Guides, a wee insight in to what we’re buying our favourite people this year. With so much to choose from in the gallery, let us help you with some of our suggestions. We have everyone covered from difficult to buy for Dad to your Geometric loving Sister.

1st up is Ashley’s Gift Guide.

A beautiful array of prints, jewellery, homewares and paper goods. We hope you feel inspired and find something you like.

All About Beer Teatowel

Beer Mad Dad is sure to appreciate Stuart Gardiner’s Tea Towels


Jewellery Loving Mum will love this Copper Drop Necklace by Tom Pigeon

Doodle Pencil CaseThis will give my nephew hours of fun, customising his new pencilcase by eat, sleep, doodle.

Prism phone case on peg board by The Joy Collection

Geometric Loving sister will love this new update for her iphone by Joy Collection.

See Ashley’s full Gift Guide on our website.

Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday. Avoid the crowds and shop local this Christmas. We look forward to seeing you in the gallery or shop online with us from the comfort of your armchair.


Christmas Gift Guide #1

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

A sleigh load of packages!

Post pileWe’ve been super busy both in our shop and with our online sales over the last few days, creating a sleigh load of packages!  We are starting to understand how much fun Mr and Mrs Claus must be having, parceling up all their gifts.  Here’s a snapshot of all our post that went out yesterday, art prints, framed pieces, mugs, t-shirts, jewellery, cushions and much more …

post box 1A big thank you to folk who’ve ordered with us this year and just to say we, The Red Door Elves are ‘ready and waiting for your order armed with our packing tape and stamps’.

A sleigh load of packages!