York Landmark Gifts

Our York Landmark Gifts reflect one of the most historic and well known cities in the UK, York is brought to life in our York Landmark Gifts collection of hand-designed and British-made gifts. Inspired by the beautiful and historic city this collection will take you there every time you lay your eyes upon it.

With prominent historic landmarks such as York Minster and the Shambles, the inspiration for our York Landmark Gifts s obvious. Capturing the beauty of York through our unique designs provides you with perfect gifts for your friends and family.

Pick from our York Landmark Gifts:

Aprons and kitchenware

Hand-designed cards for special occasions

Tote bags for every day use

And more...

This York Landmark Gifts collection is perfect for those who love the City of York and wish to celebrate and honour it. You can also mix and match from the rest of our collections to create the perfect set of gifts for yourself, a friend or a family member.

Here are some of our favourite York Landmark Gifts

York Landmark Gifts - Apron
York Landmark Gifts - Canvas Tote Bag
York Landmark Gifts - Christmas Greetings Cards
York Landmark Gifts - Tea Towel

ABOUT CORINNE LEWIS-WARD creator of York Landmark Gifts

Hi my name is Corinne nice to meet you – I am an artist, designer, mum of two – founder of Powder Butterfly; a design studio that creates a range of British contemporary homeware gifts.

I was born in London but moved to the North East 21 years ago. After studying photography at Northumbria University and then at Sunderland University, I knew I wanted to use my creative skills in a distinct way.

I’ve always loved mixing new technology with artisan techniques. And I wanted to create products that shared my love of different locations in the British Isles. British landmarks seemed like a good place to start, when I couldn’t find any high-quality souvenirs to buy for a friend of mine, I decided to create my own. The first product I created in 2012 was my Flying Angel tea towel, which celebrates the Angel of the North.

Having moved to Newcastle the same year the angel was built (1998), it felt fitting for me to begin with that particular landmark. This item was so popular that I created a whole Newcastle Landmark Gifts collection, adding the iconic Tyne Bridge, The Sage Gateshead, The Baltic Flour Mill and the Millennium Bridge to my distinctive range of designs.

I searched the country for manufacturers who shared the same ideals as me and found a handful who I still use to this day. All of our products are designed in Britain, using only the highest quality materials.

The next collection I developed was London – my hometown. Having moved around Britain myself, I know that people often have connections and affinities with different cities and places. This made me explore my hometown through the iconic architecture and tourist attractions of the capital. The reaction to the London gift collection has been incredible and I feel that it offers a true taste of British-made gifts for the gift and souvenir market.

I have now developed a Whitley Bay, York, & Farne Island (Puffins) collections. 2020 gave me an opportunity to create a Durham print and I am excited to expand this collection with further products in 2021.

With recent expansion to include Saltwell Park - Gateshead and Staiths in Dunston, Gateshead.

I am proud to say I have stockists nationally and internationally. I also have regular corporate clients that I produce bespoke gifts for. I love what I do and I can’t wait to share my creative journey with you all.

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