From the former fisherman’s net loft that is now their studio in Cellardyke, Fife, Kirsty Thomas and her husband Pete are quietly taking over London. Kirsty had been designing as Lovely Pigeon for a number of years before Pete joined the company and they relaunched as Tom Pigeon in September 2014 at London’s Design Junction. Since then there there have been two exciting collaborations with international galleries: with the V&A
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When Cellardyke-based jewellery maker, Kirsty Thomas, collaborated with international interiors company Formica she wasn’t to know then it would lead to a Create in Fife Award. Then again, 2013 was the launch of the first ever Create in Fife Awards and on Wednesday 13 November Kirsty, of Lovely Pigeon collected her award beside three other delighted winners. In fact, the diversity of the winners was notable in itself: a new
Scottish design studio, Lovely Pigeon, has opened its doors for a three week shop project in the sunny seaside village of Anstruther, Fife. The shop will also host daily workshops: Kirsty Thomas of Lovely Pigeon says the workshops will include, ‘fashion makeovers, illustrated jewellery, Minecrafting and t-shirt monsters’. ‘I am really excited to be featuring music from Fence Records and products from the likes of Nikki McWilliams, Hilary Grant and Laura