About Us

our story




Welcome to Newton and the Apple, where we plunder the wonderful worlds of nature and science to create interesting gifts and homewares.

This small creative business was founded by Gemma (pictured up top) while studying for a PhD in auditory neuroscience. After years of learning about sounds and voices and how they work to create beautifully unique sound waves, the 'Personalised Sound Wave Print' was created to capture your sentimental messages, music clips, heart beats, giggles, woofs... you name it, we've sound-waved it.  

Kerry, the younger sister, later joined the party to help get all those parcels on their merry way. Between the pair of us, we have experience and interest in science, art, design and photography, which seems to be just the perfect soup for Newton and the Apple.


Starting out as a spare-room business, we have now grown into our own small studio based in Grade II listed building in the centre of Nottingham, previously a hospital for the blind.

We love spending our days creating items that are fun, unique, and just a little bit special. We play with interesting topics and imagine our customers seeing a particular product and thinking instantly of a certain friend that would just 'LOVE THAT' as a gift!!