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Posts Tagged ‘Homeware’

Happy Home Outside: Everyday Magic for Outdoor Life – Review and Interview with Author Charlotte Hedeman Guéniau

An exclusive interview with the founder of the Rice DK homeware brand, and author of Happy Home Outside.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I’ve never thought of using a greenhouse as an outdoor space to socialise in, but this and other unusual ideas form the basis of a beautiful new book by Charlotte Hedeman Guéniau, founder of quintessential Danish lifestyle brand Rice. Happy Home Outside: Everyday Magic for Outdoor Life is chock full of aspirational photography, beautiful ideas and a smattering of simple designs to make… all presented in a wonderfully informal manner that makes this committed Scandophile yearn for a more Danish way of life even more.

The book features lots of lovely tips like the importance of a small table to move around the garden and how to create a lovely tray of treats. At it’s heart Rice is an ethical brand, and I love the little ideas such as pegging the (reusable) glasses up on… read more

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Christmas Gift Ideas 2013: Homeware and Prints for the Wall

Stuck for a last minute Christmas present? Why not support one of these talented designer makers, creating wonderful and unique homeware and prints for the home.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Scout Editions: mistletoe in a bottle card. When my new website launches you’ll be able to find unique hand made designer items to suit all aspects of your life. Homeware […]

Melody Rose Ceramics: an interview with fine bone china homeware designer Melanie Roseveare

Introducing the wonderful upcycled and fine bone china ceramics of designer Melanie Roseveare, soon to be featured on my brand new market place.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Designs by Melody Rose first caught my eye at the Renegade Craft Fair a few years ago, and then I bumped into the lady behind the brand at Tent London […]

Putting optical illusions on homeware: an interview with designer maker Dionne Sylvester

Meet Kent based fashion designer turned craftsperson Dionne Sylvester: traditional homeware will never be the same!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I first discovered the striking homeware of designer maker Dionne Sylvester at Spitalfields Market earlier this year, where they immediately caught my attention. Her colourful designs give traditional teacups, plates […]

Ohh Deer Pop-Up Shop at Wolf & Badger: Review

There are plenty of things you could say about an arty pop-up shop complete with workshops on everything from comics to ceramics, but 'oh dear' is not one of them.

Written by Jessica Cook

The only thing I know about Mayfair is that it’s a pretty good property to buy if you’re playing Monopoly. In reality, this pretty ‘n’ posh street is filled with […]

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An Interview with Yasmin Dilekkaya of Yas-Ming Ceramics

More than just homeware items, these mugs, bowls, and other kitchen wonderments are unique, handcrafted talking-pieces that add a bit of oomph into your sips and bites.

Written by Jessica Cook

Yas -Ming by Lauren Kelly I’m a big fan of collaborations and the wonders they can produce, and Yas-Ming Ceramics is no exception. Begotten from a project between Yasmin Dilekkaya […]

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 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 […]

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Ohh Deer Illustration Collective: an interview with Co-Founder Jamie Mitchell

Ohh Deer, a collective of young, talented illustrators, is proving that two (pencil) leads are better than one when it comes to setting up shop. We talk to co-founder Jamie Mitchell about how he came to head up this gaggle of illustrators

Written by Jessica Cook

Ohh Deer is more than just a site that sells cool graphic tees, it’s a collective of young creatives featuring some of the most talented emerging illustrators out there. Founded […]

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: 12 Top Kitchenware Designs

Choose from ceramics, oven gloves, sustainable plastic ware, wooden trays and chopping boards made from felled trees of London.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve brought you the best cushions, the best mugs and the best tea towels, and now here is the best of the rest of the homewares I found whilst scouring […]

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: Top Ten Best Mugs by Illustrators and Designers

Wondering what to give for Christmas? The shops are full of mugs for a reason: they make great inexpensive gifts with character. And I've found the best designs for you online...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Beaver Mug by Lisa Jones. I *love* beavers so I was super excited to find this. No really, don’t laugh. Next up: my recommendations for mugs. Yes, a whole blog […]

An interview with jewellery designer Gemma Marissa Murray

We catch up with crocheted jewellery queen Gemma Marissa to find out what she's been up to - and she tells us all about her new homeware collection! Illustrations by Gemma Smith!

Written by Jemma Crow

Illustration by Gemma Smith Last year I had the privilege of interviewing the amazing Gemma Marissa. Gemma, erectile a jewellery designer and pioneer of individual hand made crochet pieces, website […]