• Artisan tableware

    by  • Friday, January 23, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Feast your eyes, people. This rustic, earthy yet clean tableware from The White Company is simply divine. Gahhh! I’m in utter heaven…

    The White Company

    The photography is beautiful and how cute is that egg tray? I love the mix of natural wood and white glazed pottery. If only my kitchen cupboards and shelves were chock full of such beauties. The collection is available now. Buy online here.

    From top: Stoneware oven dishes and heart plates, from £8-£40. Pizza board, £45. Egg tray, £25. Selection of Artisan stoneware, from £10 for a side plate – £35 for a cake stand.

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    A shopping round-up from a Bristol boutique

    by  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Howkapow is a colourful online shop chock full of kitchenware, prints, lighting and unique gifts from independent designers and illustrators. Husband and wife team have a great eye for standout pieces that are pretty affordable, too. In my job I see a lot of product so it’s nice when I stumble across pieces I’ve not seen anywhere else. With new products launched each season here is a round-up of some of my faves…

    Howkapow, alice humphrys, home shopping spy

    1. Woodland print, £29.95. 2. Flower canisters, from £12.85. 3. Lambswool throw, £95. 4. Funnel table lamp, £34.95. 5. Tealight set, £12. 6. Hello Sunshine print, £20. 7. Mug with copper finish, £14.95. 

    Take a peek at their website here to see what else they stock. Happy shopping!

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    Danish design at Liberty

    by  • Friday, January 16, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Next month Danish design brand HAY will transform 1,900 square foot of Liberty’s forth floor  - making them the largest stockist in the UK with the biggest selection of furniture, soft furnishings and accessories. Liberty is one of my favourite London shops and HAY, one of my favourite Danish brands, so I’m very happy about this!HAY at Liberty London

    Working with different designers from around the world, HAY was founded in 2002. Their ethos is straightforward,  functional and joyful products with an affordable price tag. Championing Danish design from the 50′s and 60′s, mid-century style still influences them today.

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    Sneak peek: stunning textiles and wallpaper

    by  • Wednesday, January 14, 2015 • 1 Comment

    Designer Louise Body is launching a fresh new collection of wallpapers and fabrics this month called Peggy. The geometric and abstract patterns are inspired by 20th century artists who produced simple, hand blocked prints. Made up of four wallpaper designs and nine printed fabrics, they have been designed to work in harmony together within the same scheme. What do you think of the lovely muted colour palette?

    Louise Body


    I love the photography as it’s full of application ideas! Upholster the seat pad on a vintage stool, make a display with framed wallpaper, use below a picture rail or make into cushions. The designs are stunning and would work well in a bedroom, living room or dining room. Launching officially at Maison et Objet in Paris this month you will be able to buy from her website shortly.

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    Clever wall-mounted storage you have to see!

    by  • Friday, January 9, 2015 • 0 Comments

    I’ve always had a bit of a thing for pegboard. I just wish I’d come up with this idea…


    This updated pegboard concept comes from Swiss born designer, Nikki Kreis of Kreisdesign. Made up of a simple birch plywood panel with sturdy holes you can customise with pegs (choose from straight or round head), mini clipboards and shelves that slot in to suit your storage needs. They can also be cut to size to fit any awkward space. Perfect for a kid’s room, the kitchen, office or hallway. Prices start from £124. LOVE!

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