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An Interview with Kathy Shenoy, Creative Director of Ethical Design Shop Shake the Dust

Forging links between up-and-coming British designers and ethical producers in Southern Africa, Shake the Dust merges sustainability with great design.

Written by Jessica Cook

Kathy Shenoy by Louise Smith
Kathy Shenoy by Louise Smith

Shake the Dust, is an online shop which sells everything from wooden heart-shaped pendants to fluoro vases. Creating relationships between emerging British designers and ethical producers, this green-minded boutique produces hand-made, luxury products perfect for shoppers with an environmental conscience.

We've mentioned Shake the Dust before and Amelia nods to them in her round-up of Christmas Gift Ideas 2012. If you like your furnishings to come with peace of mind and your placemats to come from ethical producers, then Shake the Dust is your new one-stop port of call for all for all your nesting instincts. Not only is it… read more

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The 3rd Annual Fashioning the Future Awards

The London College of Fashion's Centre for Sustainable Fashion hosted the 3rd annual Fashioning the Future Awards at a futuristic ceremony at the East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf, on Thursday 10th November 2011. Hosted by Caryn Franklin, this was a visual treat - minus some very special celebrity guests…

Written by Matt Bramford

Caryn Franklin hosting the ceremony, by Antonia Parker The third annual Fashioning the Future Awards took place last Thursday, where guests from the world of fashion, business and sustainable living […]

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123 Bethnal Green Road: An interview with Ross Barry and Michelle Goggi

In the first of a series of tasters from Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration meet the brains behind eco fashion store 123 Bethnal Green Road. Soon to be the official book launch party venue!

Written by Amelia Gregory

123 illustrated by Gareth A Hopkins. 123 Bethnal Green Road recently opened shop after a lengthy renovation of its Victorian corner store in a prime position right at the top […]


Green Sunday at Arcola Theatre – review

Rosie Leach and Rosie Hervey run us through last week's Green Sunday at the Arcola Theatre in Dalston, which aims to be the world's first carbon neutral theatre...

Written by Rosie Leech

Arcola Theatre’s sutainability plans.  Image courtesy of Arcola Theatre  Last Sunday I spent a wonderful afternoon at Arcola Theatre, at one of their regular Green Sunday events.  This one was focused on […]

The 10:10 campaign launches

Tate Modern, September 1

Written by Satu Fox

Less of a protest than a gentle nudge, the aim of the 10:10 campaign is to sign members of the public up to a pledge to reduce their carbon emissions […]


Earth Listings 24th-30th August

Green Events

Written by Adam S

A busy August Bank holiday weekend is almost upon us, and if you cant make it to Climate Camp starting on Wednesday there is plenty of other events to keep […]


Flat vegetables.

Written by Tom Russell

Not slim tomatoes, narrow cucumbers or squashed, um, squashes – no, we’re talking about digging for victory in our own meagre abodes. With allotment waiting lists stretching beyond a century […]


Earth Listings 17th-23rd August

Green Events, London

Written by Tom Russell

August can get fairly thin for events, so here are notes on a few Earth-related exhibitions that are ongoing, to keep you tided over – scroll down a wee bit […]

Make Do and Mend

Green straight talking?

Written by Tom Russell

Are you tired yet, of all the hazy environmental terms that are all too easily tossed around – adding green kudos like spinach to a red pepper salad? Well, to […]

Earth Listings 20th – 26th July

Written by Tom Russell

Monday 20th July The Truth about Climate Change by Sir David Attenborough A film screening of Sir David Attenborough’s personal journey to discover how global warming is changing the planet […]