SilkeSpingies

Typographic maps, botanic art & cats

Burton Latimer, England 1623 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars (235)

SilkeSpingies

Typographic maps, botanic art & cats

Burton Latimer, England | 1623 Sales

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Silke Spingies

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Silke Spingies

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Last updated on 14 Feb, 2019

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About

Maps and Nature

Hello,
My name is Silke and I have a workshop in beautiful rural Northamptonshire in the UK. I used to work as a book and magazine designer in London for many years, but decided to start my own business to be more in control of what I do.

My partner and I have swapped the city for the countryside. We are enjoying nature and the laid back atmosphere here. I am glad to have left the open plan office environment in the city for a more fulfilling way of life.

Being an immigrant, international languages and writing systems interest me. I design typographic maps using national languages on a wide range of coloured backgrounds. Making a new map can be a time-consuming process, but I enjoy getting my teeth into a project and see it through until I am happy with it.

The wildlife in my garden and beyond inspired me to create a series of plant paintings and prints. I really enjoy producing handmade paintings. It makes a welcome change from screen work.

I’m very proud, that some of my paintings are currently sold at Ikea as a set of 2 posters called 'Tvilling'.

I hope you’ll find something here for yourself and your friends.
Thank you for dropping by and enjoy browsing my shop.

Best wishes
Silke

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Shop members

  • Silke Spingies

    Owner, Designer

    I’ve worked as a graphic designer in book and magazine publishing for many years, when I decided to start my own business as a designer and artist.

Production partners

  • Photographer Sam Scott-Hunter

    Burton Latimer, England

    Sam Scott-Hunter is a professional photographer who helps me taking photographs of my artworks.

  • Photographer Torsten Spingies

    Halle, Germany

    Torsten is a passionate traveller & outdoor photographer.

  • Spectrum Printing Services

    Leicester, England

    I use Spectrum Printing Services for producing some of my maps in a single colour.

  • The Printspace

    London, England

    The Printspace produce my larger format prints, that are not printed in my studio.

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Last updated on 03 May, 2017
Frequently asked questions
Do you have a tracking number for my order?

Standard shipping might be untracked for some of my products.
Please refer to the items description for details before you order. Tracked shipping options are available for every product at checkout and I recommend these for international shipping.
You can purchase a shipping upgrade to a tracked service as long as your item hasn't shipped yet.

Can I order a framed print?

All my prints are only sold unframed. They usually fit frames from Ikea. Please get in touch for more details about particular frame sizes.

How can I choose a colour?

My map and heart artworks are available in a wide range of colours.
All colours are shown in a colour chart (under the main image). Each colour has a number. When you order, simply select the number of your chosen colour in the dropdown menu at checkout.

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