The Talented Blog

The Talented blog is a collaboration with contributions from our team here in Sheffield, England, as well as our designers, production team and international partners. Here you'll find a behind the scenes glimpse into the world of Talented, from design, to production, to the shop floor from the people that make Talented tick!

Another amazing show at Top Drawer

Another amazing show at Top Drawer

  • Daniel Jackson
  • 13th October 2017

Julia and I were very excited to show our new products and designs to our customers at Top Drawer, the UK’s leading trade fair for home, gift, fashion and craft.  Top Drawer is one of my favourite events in th … Find out more

Beauty, Fashion, Pasta & Pizza and Homi Milano

Beauty, Fashion, Pasta & Pizza and Homi Milano

  • Cristina Mocchetti
  • 4th October 2017

Talented had an amazing trade show at Homi Milan during September. It is a lifestyle exhibition featuring the lastest trends from designers all over the world. It has been a couple … Find out more

NY Now - and always!

NY Now - and always!

  • Sara Richards
  • 5th September 2017

Talented had a fantastic NY Now Show (Aug 20 - 23).  We features a lot of new items like trays, coasters, and Christmas ornaments   Julia Gash and Sara Richards (Talent … Find out more

Supersize Cityscaping in Scarborough

Supersize Cityscaping in Scarborough

  • Julia Gash
  • 21st August 2017

This month I was invited by British retailer Weird Fish to create a Supersize Cityscape at the launch of their new shop in the Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough.  I normally draw with brush and in … Find out more

LA DOLCE VITA...

LA DOLCE VITA...

  • Cristina Mocchetti
  • 10th August 2017

What does an Italian expat living in England miss the most? The Sun, right? I recently had the opportunity to escape from a very rainy and grey sky and visit some of our current and potential customers in Italy. I land … Find out more

Daniels Out and About

Daniels Out and About

  • Daniel Jackson
  • 1st August 2017

I recently had the opportunity to visit Cornwall, Devon and Dorset whilst on a sales trip promoting Talented’ s Cityscape range. I stayed in Exmouth home of our Designer, Julia and had some free time to visit the … Find out more

And now…the end is near

And now…the end is near

  • Louisa Noble
  • 28th July 2017

It’s my last week at Talented as I move on to pastures new.  I have hugely enjoyed working on such a creative range, with some of the most prestigious heritage accounts in the UK.  It’s a fascinatin … Find out more

Sustainable Souvenirs for Students with Style

Sustainable Souvenirs for Students with Style

  • Julia Gash
  • 14th July 2017

Last week, Talented’s UK Account Manager Daniel Jackson and I headed south to Birmingham for our first ever dedicated university trade show. The NUS (National Union of Students) show is a short and sweet, one day e … Find out more

Talent(ed) Spotting in Portugal

Talent(ed) Spotting in Portugal

  • Julia Gash
  • 20th June 2017

It was to be my first holiday in almost two years: a week in Portugal with my beloved.  Having moved home from Yorkshire to Devon, sold a company, raised a kitten and travelled with Talented from show to show, as we … Find out more

Talented Champions

Talented Champions

  • George Simpson
  • 9th June 2017

Here at Talented we have created teams that champion different areas. Our aim is to work towards helping to improve our local environment including our community.  The Talented Champions will work in the following … Find out more