Studio Scenes Blog

  • Back to Basics

    As we enter the height of the Summer months, I have taken the opportunity to reflect and update Rue Franklin, our product offering and our website....
  • The First 100 Days

    Today marks 100 days since I started Rue Franklin, and what a whirlwind it has been! We first went live on February 20th, and now on May 31st we mark 100 days in business. Going from an ambition, to a fully functioning website running sales is a big step to take. We not only managed to get the store up and running, but we have also experimented and taken time to test-and-learn as we go. 

  • The Weekender Challenge: Putting the capsule collection to the test

    The first sketches for Rue Franklin show a capsule collection of five pieces. I have designed these so that they can not only take you from day to night (we all know how to dress up or down a piece) but it also brings multifunctionality to these pieces. I saw this mini-break as the best challenge to pack what would be the items in my collection and see how they would fare. Here's how I got on...
  • How our mission brought us to the London College of Fashion

    I have recently completed a course at the London College of Fashion, where I specialised in Activewear and Athleisure design. The mission of Rue ...
  • 6 things to consider when commissioning artwork

    So you want to commission a painting - great! It is a fun and exciting process, and one where you can create something as special and unique as you that will last a lifetime!
  • The creation of Rue Franklin

    Based in Dublin, Ireland, Rue Franklin is an art and design studio born with the mission of bringing art to life. Working with bright, coloured, abstract art, we add a pop of colour to your day, sparking joy and conversation.