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Introducing Polly Alizarin Harvey

By | 16 June 2014

Polly Alizarin Harvey is a British illustrator and designer who now runs a small family business specialising in block printed cushions and tablecloths. Her work celebrates a range of materials […]

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Keith Encounter. Keith Brymer Jones’s new witty video

By | 3 August 2012

British ceramic designer Keith Brymer Jones likes to create modern pieces that are bold and simple, stylish yet traditional, pleasing to the eye and useful in the modern home. A […]

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Wednesday Wants: Novelty Tents

By | 1 August 2012

I’ll start with a confession: I hate camping. But with today’s ‘Wednesday Wants’, I could be persuaded otherwise. Despite the rather stop-start summer we’ve been having, I know lots of […]

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Beautiful floral-inspired finds from Forages…

By | 31 July 2012

Have you heard about the online shop called Forages? It sells handmade gifts from British designers and makers. The company was set up by Sam and Sefika after they went on a […]

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Wednesday Wants: Perfect Picnic Picks

By | 20 June 2012

Whisper it…but the sun finally seems to be out. And when the sun’s shining, there’s no better place to be than Great Britain (if only because everyone’s so happy that […]

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An interview with graphic designer Hannah Bidmead

By | 18 June 2012

I met Hannah of Nancy & Betty (named after her Grandma and her Grandma’s twin sister) in Whitstable a couple of years ago and have been a fan of her […]

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Wednesday Wants: V&A British Design exhibition in your living room

By | 13 June 2012

If I’m honest, whenever I go to a museum or gallery, it’s the gift shop I’m most excited about. In fact, if I’m really honest, once or twice, I may […]

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Brit Pop Interiors and the Union Jack

By | 23 February 2012

This week’s Brit Awards hammered home what a big year 2012 is for the UK.  Is wasn’t till I saw the Union Jack once again emblazoned on everything curtsey of […]

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Website of the Week – Lily and Lime

By | 2 November 2011

Lily and Lime is the brainchild of busy working mother Kirsten Bridge.  Fed up with the eternal dilemma of selecting the perfect gift she decided to compile her own website […]

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Anglepoise: a life less ordinary

By | 3 October 2011

Designed by the automotive engineer George Carwardine, the ANGLEPOISE lamp is based on the ability of a new type of spring invented by Carwardine in 1932 to remain in position […]

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