Inspiration from the British Library Collections
Read how people are gaining inspiration from the British Library’s extensive collections, and then go and explore them for your own research.
- Kitty Bardsley, a freelance graphic designer, has the British Library’s Flickr account to source images as a starting point to create illustrations.
- Sana Chant embroiders creatives from medieval manuscripts and uses the British Library’s manuscripts for inspiration – follow Sana on Instagram.
- Viv Youell is a pharmacist for a London mental health trust and an aspiring artist. She gains inspiration from British Library Sounds for her illustrations of birds and animals.