Ashley Hutchinson is the designer and printmaker behind Ash Leaf Printmaking Studio. He studied illustration at Brighton University, specialising in printmaking.
He has continued on and now produces limited edition lino and wood cut prints with a twist. Incorporating embossing into all of his designs, which gives them a unique look and feel. All of the prints are embossed by hand using his three etching presses. As a designer, he is inspired by nature and the patterns within it, combining this with his bold, graphic designs.
For the last fifteen years Ashley been a supplier in the greetings cards industry. Under the company name Linoking Cards. These bright, contemporary designs are individually hand embossed and printed on recycled paper and papers from sustainable sources. He sells to many boutique gift and greeting card shops around the UK and has supplied the likes of RHS, Eden Project, National Trust and V&A. Through regularly attending trade fairs, he has also secured exportation contracts to Australia, France, Switzerland and Holland.
If you are interested in stocking Linoking Cards please press on the Trade Account button
In 2016, Ashley renamed the company to coincide with the building of a new studio. Built under an ash tree in the heart of Sussex, Ashley designed and built the studio himself to suit the exacting needs of his work.
Take a look at this PDF photo book 'IN THE MAKING' . From start to finish, the making of ash leaf printmaking studio.
The studio will be open again as part of the HASSOCKS ARTIST OPEN HOUSES in 2022 July 2nd & 3rd