Joe Scarborough - Our Jigsaw is his Canvas

Joe is a Yorkshire based artist whose oil paintings convey his love of telling tales of the 1950s culture he grew up in – the allotment, the harbour, the crisscrossed railway streets teeming with people. Joe chose to turn his four bestselling paintings into 500 piece puzzles, to extend the life of his paintings and grow his brand. It was a great idea, as a successful puzzle always starts with a good image.

His box design matched his artistic sensibility perfectly as he wrapped his artwork around the complete box lid. This was made possible because we always include a folded up poster of the painting inside the box, so his customers used it as a guide to piece the puzzle together. 

Stacked side by side on the shelf, the 4 jigsaws form an elegant and premium range of puzzles, that are reassuringly planet conscious, boasting FSC paper and 100% recycled board. A thoroughly British artist, has now got a thoroughly British puzzle and we can’t wait to see which image he chooses next.

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