John Atkinson Grimshaw was born in Leeds in 1836 and became one of the most successful oil painters of the nineteenth century, known for his moonlit urban landscapes. He used Victorian photographic techniques, projecting outlines onto canvases with a camera obscura or even painting over photographs. Grimshaw's enchanting compositions capture the beauty of the night and make atmospheric prints..
We started out as a small screenprinter in a Brighton basement. Today we've grown to a factory and design studio in Newhaven. Headed by founder Gyr King, we have a simple ethos to bring inspiring, affordable art to everyone.