Nope, we haven't gone mad. There's way more the your phone than apps, calling and texting. Here's our gift guide for people that love their phone and like getting creative too. Read more...Read more →
This year we have not one but two fantastic Christmas events to get you in to the festive spirit. You can get creative in our Christmas Ceramic workshop with artist Alex Sickling and join us for our annual Christmas Discount Weekend and get 15% OFF* your purchases in-store. We'll be serving fizz as you shop and there will be a few festive treats as well. Read more...Read more →
It's always a thrill when we get new ranges in the shop, especially beautifully designed and shiny new jewellery, prints and stationery to satisfy our magpie tendencies. When we received the magnificent Tom Pigeon range we were intrigued to know more about what makes this talented Pigeon tick, so we came up with some questions and Mr Pigeon provided some great answers. Get ready for Question 1, it's quite the bombshell!Read more →
This week we caught up with designer and illustrator Stuart Gardiner. Fans will know him best for his infographic style homeware designs including the Glove & Hate Oven Mit (one of our best sellers) and the Beer of the World Tea Towel. Find out about his inspiration, his design and whether beer or wine is more his thing. Read more...Read more →
As the new year has well and truly begun, we've been looking back at some of the highlights from last year and our bestsellers too.
One of our biggest bestsellers last year was the We Go to the Gallery book by Author and Comedian Miriam Elia. A spoof of the much-loved penguin books, the book presents a confused childrens' look at art and their experience in a modern gallery.Very much for the adults and definitely worth a read if you fancy a good belly laugh this January. The book has sold a whopping 65,000 copies nationwide and topped our bestsellers book-chart in the shop despite only being available since October. Read More..
Thinking about what to buy the writer in your life can be a difficult task. Chances are they have a stack of uninteresting and unused notebooks already in their writing stash. Writers are longing to receive something quirky and original that they will still get good use out of in their writing endeavours. Fear not, here at BALTIC SHOP, our speciality is the unconventional and we thrive on helping you find that something unique for Christmas. While we cannot promise we won’t be including a notebook or two, we will come up with some fantastic gifts for your loved ones that they will genuinely thank you for. Read More...Read more →