This is the celebrated journal of Mr. Simon Collison A.K.A Colly

Made By Paddy

11th May 2007

My good friend Paddy Hartley (he of Project Facade) is fast becoming a widely recognised visual artist. Indeed, his stuff was recently on show alongside the likes of Damien Hirst, Joseph Beuys and Chuck Close at the Diagnose exhibition in Germany, which is about as good as it gets.

Anyway, to cut a long story short, it is now possible to own a little piece of Paddy’s art, in the form of a limited edition, super-sexy, left or right handed wallet, Made By Paddy, and he’ll even create a custom wallet from your own images…


The current catalogue features twenty-four top-draw wallet designs illustrating imagery derived from atomic civil defence and public information films, experimental aircraft of the 1940s/70s along with a few out of series designs. They’re all bloomin’ impressive if you ask me, and extremely well built.


Each wallet is personally hand-made and combines hard wearing functional simplicity with unusual eye-catching imagery. Each wallet is named and numbered from its series production run of thirty.


If you’re interested in grabbing one of these beauties for yourself or as a cool gift for that handsome web designer chap of yours, contact Paddy to check in advance that the wallet you wish to order is available. You can also let him know your preference for a left or right handed wallet, the colour base material you prefer, or commission your own custom wallet.


Me? I’ve put in an order for a super-duper custom Colly wallet, which I’ll upload a picture of at some point. I should have asked for one without space for lots of notes. Sigh…

Made By Paddy

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