JR Artisan Spotlight

Tom Helme


How did you get your start in the industry:

Painting 100,000 leaves on a chinoiserie chintz for a Chippendale state bed over forty years ago.




Describe your work in 5 words or less:

The Pursuit of Beauty.

What inspires you?:

Learning how to create beauty.




Describe your studio/work space:

One collection at a time all over the house.



What’s makes your brand stand out from the rest:

Teamwork. It starts in studio, then production, sales, marketing and despatch to you. All along the way everyone doing the best and then better.



Any new techniques, mediums, colors, aesthetics you are experimenting with?

Yes, new base cloths, colours, printing techniques but foremost pencil in hand.



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