July 11, 2018
When it comes to humour and art, the two names that always spring to mind at BALTIC Shop are the devillish David Shrigley and the Mighty Martin Parr. As famous as both this artist and photographer are globally, their work still retains something essentially, unmistakably British; including sarcasm, being self deprecating and getting away with being gloriously silly. And along with clever, subversive art comes clever and quirky gifts and, fortunately for us, both artists have collaborated with respected galleries and designers to create cool homewares which can be nostalgic, insanely dark, full of pathos and laugh out loud funny all at the same time. We've put together a few of our favourite arty things to cheer you up, help you to reminisce or shock you a little bit - enjoy! And as Shrigley would say, These are not for idiots! Read More..
June 30, 2017
There's nothing better at BALTIC Shop then unpacking new gifts, especially when they're new home accessories in bright and beautiful glass and stoneware influenced by mid-century design. So, although the weather is pretty miserable, the new Form homewares range from cubic has cheered us up no end. Read more...