About


This is me - Marianne

Who Are Filthy Soup?

If you haven't guessed already, we don't make (filthy) soup

Filthy Soup is the work of Marianne Nightingale, artist/designer and juggler of stuff. Here I am in the photos above, (if you like to put a face to a name). Thankfully the leg-warmers have gone, but the design side of me has well and truly stayed!

In terms of career, design is all I’ve known. From stepping out as a fresh faced graphic design graduate, back in 19... (err, a while ago!) to working with top named brands and organisations. I’ve been fortunate enough to have had a great variety of opportunities.

So, why Filthy Soup? Honest reason? Because sometimes life is just too serious! I like to laugh, (we do a lot of that in our household!) and I love creating things that can raise a smile. Family life is where I’m at and inspiration comes from the random conversations I have with my gang around the dining table. I think it’s true to say that I’m a little bit in love with my dining table. Not least because it’s a nice table, but because of what it stands for; a time for us all to get together, talk (and eat!)

Most days you'll find me getting messy with pens, creating bold, hand drawn artwork to add a little brightness to life – and because colouring is good for the soul!

Artwork inspired by dining table conversations

I live in Yorkshire with husband John (my backbone of support), children Emilia and Charlie (my honest critics) and a large box of biscuits (my downfall!). We’re a nice bunch, so please do get in touch, or follow Filthy Soup on social media to see what we’re up to.

There's lots more to come!


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