To help mark the union of old and new, Timorous Beasties were commissioned to create a collection of home accessories inspired by some of the gallery’s most iconic portraits, including Robert Burns, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Queen Anne, Mary Queen of Scots, and James VI.
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Opened in 1889, The Scottish National Portrait Gallery, designed by Sir Robert Rowand Anderson, is one of Edinburgh’s most outstanding buildings. In December 2011 the gallery re-opened following a period of dramatic renovation.
Wellcome Trust Window
The Wellcome Trust was founded in 1936 by Sir Henry Wellcome, pharmacist, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Launched for Clerkenwell Design Week 2011, Timorous Beasties’ designs were beautifully rendered as concrete tiles using proprietary moulding technology developed by Graphic Relief.
Nairn's Oatcakes Tin
Nairn’s Oatcakes asked Timorous Beasties to design a distinct surface pattern to create an elegant oatcake tin that fits perfectly into the handbag.
Rugged elegance for the outdoors is brought to you in a TB's collaboration with Glasgow-based outdoor bag designers, Trakke.