Colours of my week: LA scenes captured by print designer and branding guru Gail Bryson

We know that inspiration is all around us and can often be found in the most unlikely places. Colours of My Week attempts to capture this spirit by showing a glimpse of the colourful lives that people lead…

Gail Bryson yellow wall | The Chromologist

Gail Bryson screenprints  The ChromologistThe following seven days were snapped by London designer Gail Bryson on her Instagram, while she was on a work trip to LA. Gail makes gorgeous geometric, hand-made screen prints under her own name as well as forming one half of the design partnership BrysonLoxley with her friend Tamsin Loxley. The duo works on a variety of branding, packaging and product design projects for clients such as John Lewis, Jamie Oliver and Mandarin Oriental, and their style is distinctive for their combined love of colour, pattern and typography. All themes that come into play in Gail’s inspirations below.

Downtown LA buildings | Gail Bryson | The Chromologist“Downtown LA buildings, pastel tones, faded graphics and blue sky.”

Sunset Blvd wall | Gail Bryson | The Chromologist“A colourful wall on Sunset Blvd.”

Diani house | Gail Bryson | The Chromologist“A corner of my good friends’ Caroline Diani & Jeffrey Doorbos’s home. This is where we worked together on her new home store concept Diani Living – I’ve been working on the branding and have done some cushions and wash bags for them in an exclusive colour.”  

Blue wall | Gail Bryson | The Chromologist
“White and cobalt blue breeze blocks and neon sign in LA denim wash house.”
Vintage cups | Gail Bryson | The Chromologist
“50’s plastic beakers at the Rose Bowl Flea market.”
Vintage woven bottles | Gail Bryson | The Chromologist
“Woven plastic and wicker baskets at the Rose Bowl Flea market – I wish I had bought some.”
Silver Lake grafitti | Gail Bryson | The Chromologistjpg
“Silverlake graffiti art.”

Jill Macnair


Jill Macnair has worked as an interiors journalist for 13 years, contributing to titles including Elle Decoration, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. She set up cult interiors blog My Friend’s House in 2009 with Ros Anderson and continues to run the forum daily.

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