holeinmypocket

Hole in my Pocket

Glasgow, United Kingdom · 581 Sales

holeinmypocket

Hole in my Pocket

Glasgow, United Kingdom 581 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(168)

Announcement   "Allistair Burt is an architect/ artist/ designer based in Glasgow who works on a range of different projects, from painting, film and sculpture to building Victorian Storytelling Machines.

To find out more about his work then please visit www.holeinmypocket.com, read his blog http://bit.ly/himpblog or follow him on www.twitter.com/himp."

Hello all, thanks for taking a wander around my shop, any questions please just give me a shout, I'll just be over here stacking the shelves. Happy browsing.

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Last updated on Jun 7, 2016

"Allistair Burt is an architect/ artist/ designer based in Glasgow who works on a range of different projects, from painting, film and sculpture to building Victorian Storytelling Machines.

To find out more about his work then please visit www.holeinmypocket.com, read his blog http://bit.ly/himpblog or follow him on www.twitter.com/himp."

Hello all, thanks for taking a wander around my shop, any questions please just give me a shout, I'll just be over here stacking the shelves. Happy browsing.

Allistair Burt

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Allistair Burt

Clever Bear Card
US$3.98
Happy First Birthday Card (Lumberjack)
US$3.98
Living In A Hamster's Paradise Mug
US$12.61
I Love My Mother Film Club Card
US$3.98
Wash the Poop Deck (Card)
US$3.98
Catch Of The Day (Mug)
US$15.27
Full Steam Ahead (Card)
US$3.98
Catch Of The Day Shopper Bag
US$22.51
I'm a lumberjack and I'm OK (Print)
US$24.57
Hippy Bathday (card)
US$3.98
You're The Catch Of The Day (Card)
US$3.98
Happy Birthday Fish (Card)
US$3.98
Life on the Ocean Wave Badge set
US$3.98
Thank you Balloons (card)
US$3.98
Congratulations Balloons (card)
US$3.98
Christmas Comparisions (card)
US$3.98
Welcome to the world - baby girl (card)
US$3.98
People who believe what I believe (card)
US$3.98
Mark Twain Quote Mother's Day Card
US$3.98
Lucky Pine Sawmill Apron
US$17.20
I should never have joined the army Badge set
US$3.98
Timber - I've fallen for you (Card)
US$3.98
Lucky Pine Saw Mill Badge set
US$3.98
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Updates

A happy baby seagull and it's proud mum.
New cards for mothers day which is super early this year on the 6th of March.

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I Love My Mum Seagull Card
US$3.98
Ain't no party with out these.
Probably should add in donuts too. Mmmmm donuts.

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Birthday Diagram (card)
US$3.98
A chivalrous knight ready to whisk his loved one off their feet.
#knight #valentines

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About

Living a double life

"Hole in my Pocket create work with a lopsided and utterly uncynical charm that makes delighted children out of the most serious of grown-ups." The List

Hole in my Pocket is the practice name of architect and artist Allistair J Burt. As Hole in my Pocket Allistair has worked on a vast range of projects from major exhibitions, illustration, short films, storytelling machines and travelling around Scotland with an air-hostess trolley. In the last couple of years he has started to develop products for retail featuring his illustrations and sense of humour.

"When I first graduated and started working as an Architect I discovered that while it was a fascinating and demanding profession it quite often lacked a proper creative input and the process could be so slow that it could be years for a design to make it from the page to the construction site.

I decided that I needed a creative outlet and formed 'Hole in my Pocket' with the intention of entering design competition. We were delighted to win the first one that we entered (judged by a bit of a hero of mine Cedric Price) and used the prize money to fund a series of art projects/ experiments. For example hiding money in library books, organising a city wide treasure hunt, creating the Small World Experiment and holding an art exhibition of my work."

From there I have been fortunate to always be getting involved in really interesting, unusual and unique art projects and commissions and to be invited to exhibit my work around in various art festivals/ shows.

It was during one of these art shows that I made a limited run of prints and cards, to accompany my commissioned exhibition on 'belief and belonging' to accompany the Glasgow International Festival. This quickly sold out and I started to have the idea that instead of converting my art work into cards etc I should actually designs which were made to be cards/ prints in the first place.

Thankfully people seem to really enjoy my sense of humour and I'm now in a lovely position of having my work stocked in some of my favourite wee stores around the country.

I continue to work as an Architect which can prove tricky at times. Fortunately I'm a functional insomniac so I get a few more hours a day than most normal people.

Currently I am working on a couple of new books featuring the characters and tales from some of my ranges and on two commissions, one for a range of goods for a fun client and one for a new exhibition to open next year.

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  • Allistair Burt

    Owner, Designer, Maker

    Allistair Burt is an Architect practising in Glasgow who also works, under the title of Hole in my Pocket, in a variety of other creative mediums including film, illustration and sculpture.

Manufacturers
  • Screen printer

    England, United Kingdom

    A family run businees with experts in dual colour edge to edge print.

  • Badge maker

    England, United Kingdom

    A small badge manufacturer with an amazing eye for detail who are always up for a challege.

  • Digital press

    England, United Kingdom

    Digital printer who are experts in colour processing and paper stock. A really lovely team who go out of their way to help.

Local

Find holeinmypocket at the following upcoming market!

  • Etsy Made Local in Glasgow

    The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    Dec 3–4

    Etsy Made Local Glasgow, will gather together the cream of the crop of Scotland’s Etsy Sellers at The Briggait in Glasgow’s merchant city. The event this year will be taking place over a weekend, showcasing 65+ different Designer makers on each day. The fair will take place on the 3rd and 4th December from 11.30-4.30pm and promises to be Glasgow’s best alternative Christmas shopping event. Check out our wonderful lineup for each day here Saturday 3rd http://www.glasgowetsyteam.co.uk/?p=1749 Sunday 4th http://www.glasgowetsyteam.co.uk/?p=1835

Shop policies

Last updated on April 26, 2016
Allistair Burt works under the practice name Hole in my Pocket and has worked in the realms of art and architecture since late 2002.

Allistair Burt is an architect/ artist/ designer based in Glasgow who works on a range of different projects, from painting, film and sculpture to building Victorian Storytelling Machines. To find out more about his work then please visit www.holeinmypocket.com

QUALITY
All prints are produced by print experts in Glasgow after working with the brilliant Glasgow Print Studio and are high quality artist prints using the best ink on high quality 225gsm paper. The paper is really nice and is the kind you will want to rub between your fingers. The majority are on limited runs. Small prints will be shipped flat in card backed envelopes. Large prints will be wrapped in tissue paper and shipped rolled in cardboard tubes.

Accepted payment methods

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  • Pay with Discover
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  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Payment by Paypal and must be completed within three days of transaction.
Shipping
Shipping to UK and International. All orders shipped within 21 days.

*REMEMBER items are all being posted from the UK first class so take that into account when ordering to other countries. Recommended last posting days prior to Christmas for all countries can be found here. http://www.royalmail.com/greetings

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Refunds and Exchanges
Any probs with the items when they arrive just get in touch and I'll try and sort.
Additional policies and FAQs
It is possible to produce custom orders of some items, just send me a message with your idea and we can have a chat.

Some items are available wholesale, again please send me a message and we can work it out.