Boo York City’s arts and culture exclusives have made a splash in the mainstream press, with its stories being picked up by Fox 5 News, The Daily Mail, Buzzfeed, The Courier, The Daily Record, Hot Rum Cow, CARA, The Scotsman, Vintage Everyday, and Scotland Now.

Boo Paterson’s political paper-cut artworks, vintage style, and books have also been covered by media world-wide, including the BBC, House & Garden, The Guardian, ITV, STV, The Week and The Canberra Times.



BBC Radio’s Afternoon Show says Boo Paterson ‘has pulled a blinder’ by releasing First Art Kit and talks to her about the book and her TikTok character, Art Nurse. Click below to hear the broadcast




The Morpeth Herald describes Boo Paterson’s book, First Art Kit, as a ‘first aid kit for the soul’


Our editor Boo Paterson talks to The Courier about her life and work, as well as her new book, First Art Kit.

BBC Afternoon Show


Boo Paterson talks to the Glasgow Times about her Book Holiday e-course and her new book, First Art Kit – 25 Creative Papercraft Remedies for What Ails You.



Boo York City’s editor, Boo Paterson discusses cultural events, including Babylon Berlin, with Janice Forsyth on BBC Radio



BBC Radio’s Reporter’s Notebook invites Boo Paterson to talk about how male and female victims of GHB dosings are treated very differently by society and the media.




Boo Paterson joins Janice Forsyth to talk about Ian Rankin, the V&A’s Hello Robot exhibition, and Anna Meredith’s new album.



Boo Paterson joins Janice Forsyth and Natasha Raskin-Sharp on BBC Radio’s Afternoon Show to discuss La Clique, Barbra Streisand, and Kate Bush.



The fine-art papercuts ‘The Farmer & The Snake’ and ‘Untitled’ by Boo Paterson are highlighted in Picture of the Day in The National newspaper. Both are available to buy from Open Eye Gallery.



Our editor, Boo Paterson, discusses William Melvin Kelley’s book, A Different Drummer, the Monster Chetwynd exhibition, and David Attenborough’s Dynasties. Listen below.



Boo Paterson talks about her life in gambling, burlesque, circus and journalism to Edi Stark on BBC Radio’s Stark Talk. Listen to the full show below.



BBC Radio invited Boo Paterson on to a review panel to discuss Kylie Minogue, Lost in Space and Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Listen to a short clip of the show below.


Spirit and Flesh Magazine in the US interviewed Boo Paterson for International Women’s Month, with a focus on the representations of women in her art.  Read the full interview here.



Our editor, Boo Paterson, discusses her heroine Maya Angelou on BBC Radio’s Winter Weekend. Listen here.




PaperCrafter Magazine interviewed Boo Paterson about the inspiration behind Papercut This Book, including her time in Australia.


BBC Radio’s Kaye Adams Programme talked to Boo Paterson about her two home towns – New York and Dundee, as well as the art scenes and speakeasies in both. Listen to the broadcast clip below.




BBC2’s Timeline covered Boo Paterson, her political work and Papercut This book. View the video here.


Review of Papercut This Book in The Sunday Times



Boo Paterson appears on STV’s Live at Five show to talk about her career and the success of Papercut This Book. Scroll to 25.00 to view Boo’s contribution.


The Courier’s story on our editor Boo Paterson and the success of Papercut This Book


Hold The Front Page story on Boo Paterson’s journalistic career and move into art


Blog the Gingerbread House review of Papercut This Book



Our editor, Boo Paterson, reveals how she came up with the idea for Papercut This Book.



Boo Paterson talks about her love of classic cars in The Herald


Our editor, Boo Paterson, interviewed about her illustration work in The Daily Record.


Design Essentials talked to Boo Paterson about illustration, her new book, cabaret, and even the circus.


The Guardian asked Boo York City’s editor, Boo Paterson, for her favourite cultural experiences in Edinburgh. To Read full story, click here:

July 12, 2016

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Our editor, Boo Paterson, talks about her papercutting work in SOS Magazine. To read full story, click here:

March 27, 2016

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Our editor, Boo Paterson, had her work and home featured in The Herald

March 16, 2016

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The Scotsman included Boo Paterson’s work, Sea Sick, in its round up of the best of the RSA Open Exhibition. Full story at this link:

December 12, 2015

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Brussels Airlines in-flight magazine, b inspired, commissioned an article from our editor Boo Paterson on Six Ways to Do New York in winter.

December 1, 2015

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Online culture magazine, AAA, asked our editor Boo Paterson, about her favourite places in Edinburgh, where she grew up.

November 12, 2015

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The political magazine The Week featured Boo Paterson’s papercuts under the heading “For those who have everything”.

September 4, 2015

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Papercut artist, Boo Paterson, talks about the craft of papercutting and her wider career in The Courier.

August 1, 2015.

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Boo York City’s editor, Boo Paterson, was asked by the BBC to review Harper Lee’s Go Set A Watchman for their Reporter’s Notebook series. You can listen to it here.

July 18, 2015

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The prestigious House & Garden featured Boo Paterson’s papercut art in the News Update section of its July issue.

July 1, 2015

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Best Scottish Weddings featured Boo Paterson’s papercut sculptures, which can be commissioned for wedding venues, in their Bridal Buzz section.

July 1, 2015
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Brussels Airlines’ b.there magazine covered Boo York City’s secret guide to The Greatest Speakeasies in New York City.

July 1, 2015.

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Your London Wedding Magazine‘s feature ‘What’s Hot’ showcased Boo Paterson’s papercut centrepieces, which can be modelled on the couple’s wedding venue.

June 25, 2015

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Boo Paterson’s Greek Gods in New York series was featured in high-end interior design magazine, Bridge for Design. To buy any of the Greek Gods works as limited editions, click here:

June 1, 2015

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Boo Paterson was interviewed about her life outside art as a circus ringmaster by Janice Forsyth on the BBC.

May 6, 2015


Paper-cut art by Boo Paterson was highlighted in The Scotsman Magazine.

May 2, 2015

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Boo Paterson’s paper-cut art featured in international publication Glass Magazine.

May 1, 2015

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Boo Paterson’s collaboration with top UK milliner, Lilly Lewis, was highlighted in Scotland Redesigned.

April 30, 2015

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Boo Paterson’s paper-cut houses were covered in the Press & Journal.

April 28, 2015


Coverage of Boo Paterson’s paper-cuts of people’s homes in Scotland on Sunday Spectrum Magazine.

April 12, 2015


Superb coverage of the Chrysler hat, Boo Paterson’s paper sculptures and wedding centerpieces, from STV.

April 8, 2015


Our editor, Boo Paterson, was featured in The Scots Magazine with her paper-cut sculptures.

March 30, 2015:

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Our book, The Greatest Speakeasies in New York City, was featured in Auction Central News.

March 11, 2015:

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The Chrysler hat that Boo Paterson designed and cut in collaboration with Lilly Lewis Millinery was featured in Accessories magazine.

Feb 13, 2015:

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The Scotsman Magazine featured the Chrysler hat, designed and cut by Boo Paterson in collaboration with Lilly Lewis Millinery, on Jan 31, 2015:

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International drinks magazine Hot Rum Cow interviewed editor, Boo Paterson, about the joy of New York speakeasies, following the release of her book The Greatest Speakeasies in New York City.

December 2014




Online magazine Untapped Cities wrote a feature on Boo Paterson’s Greek Gods in New York paper-cut artworks. For full article, click here.

4 Dec, 2014

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Glossy magazine Scottish Field included Boo Paterson’s Little White Rose paper-cut in its ‘Culture’ round-up.

1 Dec, 2014

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Fashion magazine Crave covered Boo Paterson’s paper-cut art, in a story titled Paper Metropolis.

18 Nov, 2014

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Our editor, Boo Paterson, talks to Aer Lingus’ in-flight magazine, CARA, about her favourite Manhattan speakeasies, in the October/November 2014 issue.

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The Herald wrote up a story on Boo Paterson’s artwork

October 27, 2014

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Scotland On Sunday covered the paper-cut of Glasgow School of Art, Little White Rose, created by Boo York City’s founder, Boo Paterson. Click here to buy it.

October 26, 2014

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The cocktail blog, Mix With The Right Sort, gives a mention to Boo York City…and our editor’s preferences on fine china:

September 15, 2014

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Our editor, Boo Paterson, was featured in The Daily Record talking about her love of vintage and how she repurposed her aunt’s wedding dress as evening wear. To buy similar 60s shift dresses, click here.

July 26, 2014


Buzzfeed featured the original Betty Draper dress that we have for sale in the Boo York City vintage clothing shop in its story on ’22 Gifts Every Mad Men Superfan Will Want Right Now’. To buy the dress, click here.

May 28, 2014.




The new online publication, Scotland Now – which is a sister paper to the Daily Record – covered our story on photographer Mark Mann, who was invited to do a portrait of President Obama.

March 29, 2014.

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Many mainstream media outlets picked up on Boo York City’s exclusive interview with the Emmy-winning actor, Brian Cox, when he controversially called for the US to back Scottish independence.

The Courier: March 20, 2014
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The Daily Mail: March 20, 2014

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The Herald: March 20, 2014

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The Press & Journal: March 20, 2014

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The Scotsman: March 20, 2014


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Our editor Boo Paterson was made the cover star of The Drum.

Jan 18, 2013

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