Adult colouring books are our new obsession

Adult colouring books are all the rage at the moment and it's no wonder. Being mindful and focused by colouring elaborately intricate patterns is a great way to relax and de-stress from our busy lives.


Johanna Basford's hand-draws and inks all her designs in her Secret Garden book. "My creativity is cultivated by a curious imagination and a delight in the fantastic," she explained on her website. "Much of my work has roots in the flora and fauna that surrounded me growing up on my parent's fish farm in rural Scotland." Taking time out of your busy life to colour allows you to switch off and focus on the intricate patterns deciding what colour to use while staying in the lines. Many have professed this to help them get back to work after a colouring break with a clear head and a more relaxed attitude.

What is tangling?

Tangling is also a new craze hitting Biome's book shelves. Everyone is wondering what this is, where it came from and what it does, and anyone who has tried it finds themselves hooked! "Tangling" has become one of the most popular new design styles, with its intricate patterns and free-flowing, creative style. What often begins as a doodle on a page, beautifully detailed tangles start "growing" their way across a blank wall, embellishing a decorative pillow, or simply filling the pages of an art journal. The focus of tangling is on the process of creation, rather than the end result. The beauty of Zentangle is that there is no right way or wrong way. If you can draw a line and a circle (perfectly or not), you can Zentangle.

Take a look at our full range of gorgeous adult colouring and tangling books >

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