ARTIST, WEB DESIGNER

& CO-FOUNDER OF STUDIO FAIRE
ARTISTWEB DESIGNER
Julia Douglas, Artist

MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

A constant inspiration for my work is the home and the relationship people have with the objects they put in their own. I make art by exploring seemingly trivial household objects, and remake these by playfully transforming them.
Guaranteed to amuse…or at least bemuse.
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Julia Douglas, Designer

WEB DESIGNER

I am a web designer who creates self-manageable websites for sole traders and small businesses, specialising in working with artists and arts organisations.
I often work in partnership on sites with Colin Usher, combining expertise to offer a fully supportive experience.
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Julia Douglas, Studio Faire

RESIDENCIES & EVENTS AT STUDIO FAIRE

I have worked with many arts organisations (most recently with the Society of Scottish Artists, coordinating their Annual Exhibitions) and have undertaken four artist residencies. With this experience in hand, I have moved to the south of France to set up a ‘creative retreat’.
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LATEST NEWS

The Obituary of Becca Douglas Usher

The Obituary of Becca Douglas Usher

Becca Douglas Usher 19 July 2008 - 29 July 2021 To describe a dog as witty seems rather unusual, however, this is the first word that springs to mind when I think back over the life of Becca Douglas Usher. She adored making people laugh, displaying this joy by going...

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Mariette Marty’s New Architecture Website

Mariette Marty’s New Architecture Website

Nouveau design de site web pour ... MARIETTE MARTY : ARCHITECTURE, AMÉNAGEMENT, URBANISME Je peux aussi créer des sites web en français ! Vous écrivez les mots, je vais concevoir et construire le site Web... et voilà ! New website design for... MARIETTE MARTY:...

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Lorna Fraser Is Over the Moon With Her Artist Website

Lorna Fraser Is Over the Moon With Her Artist Website

'It's like I handed you a 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle of a black puddle and you waved your magic wand...' Not only is Lorna Fraser a fabulous person to work with, her ceramic artworks are absolutely stunning! I think this is one of my all time favourite artist websites....

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My Latest Ten Website Designs

My Latest Ten Website Designs

I've been so caught up in creating sites over the past year, I've had no time to post about all these wonderful new website designs! When the pandemic hit and we were forced to close the door on our residency venue, Studio Faire, Colin and I increased our hours...

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Adding E-commerce to your WordPress Website

Adding E-commerce to your WordPress Website

Colin and I have noticed a huge increase in artists requesting we add a shop to their websites recently.   When Kirsty Lorenz’s sales went through the roof during lockdown, in part thanks to #artistsupportpledge she realised that she was missing a trick by not having...

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Artists, Let’s Stay Productive Through COVID-19

Artists, Let’s Stay Productive Through COVID-19

If you had been thinking about getting a new website or updating your existing site before the coronavirus pandemic, but are now thinking that you'd better watch your pennies, please do get in touch for a chat anyway. If you feel confident that your income will return...

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Art is Hell aka AIH Studios

Art is Hell aka AIH Studios

Colin and I have been enjoying collaborating on a new website for Canadian Gallery AIH STUDIOS (aka Art is Hell). While I worked on the main design, Colin's focus was on setting up the e-Commerce area of the site, integrating Shopify into a Wordpress website theme....

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New Website for Harte & Body Pilates

New Website for Harte & Body Pilates

I had the pleasure to team up with Colin again in order to create the perfect package for Kirsty Harte, who is a Chartered Physiotherapist and Body Control trained Pilates instructor, based in Northumberland, England. As Kirsty was visiting South West France at the...

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