Country Homes & Interiors

“I clear breakfast then start lino-printing at the kitchen table ” LINO PRINTER ANNA SMITH

Anna Smith has created a lino-printing business from her family home, nestled in the Surrey Hills. Her work captures an iconic mix of graphic, typographical and botanical designs. But at this time of year, it’s all about Christmas.

Her style is a definite nod to her family’s lifestyle – favourite mottos, visual references to the nature that surrounds them and singular words or emblems that echo moments throughout the year. ‘Ideas percolate all the time,’ says Anna. ‘I tend to begin with pencil scribes, often inspired by a

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