Posts by appleboxdesigns


I now have a dedicated working space at Banks Mill Studios in Derby. This amazing old victorian building is a hub for creative people stretched onto 5 floors. It’s a perfect fit, and has made a huge difference to me and my creativity.

I have lived and worked in Derby for a number of years as a freelance graphic designer and cartographer, but I was born and grew up in the South-West of France in Pau near the Pyrénées mountains.

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 Welcome to the unusual way Zaza illustrates her ideas. She skilfully cuts her design with a scalpel and combines vibrant fabrics to create a distinctive and unique style. The vibrant colours, together with an attention to details,  produces bold and contemporary pieces. She has won 3 awards since 2018, and shows her work nationally, mainly…

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Belper Arts trail May 2019 Derbyshire Open Arts May 2019 Six Street Art June 2019 Patchings Art Festival July 2019 Wirksworth Art festival September 2019 Melbourne Art festival September 2019 Roys’ Art Fair 3-6 October 2019 Truman Brewery, London (Floor 1, number 8) Chester Arts Fair 15-17 November 2019 Chester Racecourse Banks Mills Open Studios…

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2019 Highly Commended – certificate for the Emerging Artist of the year Award Winter, by Creates Galleries in Monmouth. 2018 Judges’ First Prize Summer Open Exhibition This event was judged by a distinguished panel of 6 gallery-owners and art professionals in Nottingham.

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Forthcoming Events

Confirmed dates 2021 Painshill Art Fair Saturday 29 May – Tuesday 1st June 2021 Cobham Surrey Melbourne Art Trail (Derbyshire) Saturday 18 September – Sunday 19 September 2021 Melbourne Room at Melbourne Assembly Rooms, High Street, Melbourne DE73 8EN Contemporary Art Fairs – Surrey Friday 24 September – Sunday 26 September 2021 Sandown Park…

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