ToDryFor and Alex Foster
ToDryFor is an online designer tea-towel boutique collating a cohesive collection of tea-towel designs by various artists. Established in 2008 as a retail website, ToDryFor has since created and produced its own range, commissioning emerging and established artists, illustrators, and even filmmakers to transform the humble tea towel into attention worthy artwork.
Artists who have created designs for the unique tea-towels include Rob Ryan, Gemma Correll, Peskimo, Darling Clementine, Julia Pott, Nicholas John Frith, Ben Javens, Stuart Kolakovic and People Will Always Need Plates, to name a very few.
ToDryFor have also branched out into retail with the opening of Comma in Oxford, a retail hub for all things creative.
Most recently ToDryFor has been voted one of the UK’s Coolest Brands for 2012/13 via an independent poll of experts and consumers, all administered by The Centre for Brand Analysis.
Tea towels by ToDryFor were on display in the gallery area at Margin on the 10th & 11th February 2013.
Alex Foster is an illustrator from the seaside town of Margate and currently based in North London. He has worked with a variety of clients on a range of projects from wedding invitations to magazines.
He also runs the illustration-driven clothing brand Get Better where he designs and hand-prints clothing including t-shirts, sweaters and tote bags, making illustration and drawing more accessible and wearable.
The prints on display at Margin in February 2013 were a variety of projects from university, stills in children’s books, and prints based on films set in London. Alex’s sense of adventure and imagination comes through in his work alongside demonstrating his love for limited colours and screen-printed zine-style images.
Prints by Alex Foster were on display in the lobby area at Margin on the 10th & 11th February 2013.