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Even as Wilson's product range gets bigger and more ambitious — above is a detail from her recent rug collection for SCP — she hasn't forgotten her roots. “My grandmother was the person who got me into designing," Wilson remembers. "She was a school teacher, and every time we went to her house she’d get the paints and pastels out and teach us how to draw.” Thanks to her grandmother’s enthusiasm, somewhere in Aberdeenshire a Donna Wilson original is hanging on someone's wall. “She framed my sister's and my drawings and sold them at local art shows. She sold a life drawing of mine for £95 when I was 12!"