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Tealights that Tell a Story from Luna Lighting February 21 2017

Anna Perring, founder of Luna Lighting, is a ceramic designer of playful ivory-white porcelain tealights. Anna has been developing her designs since 2006 to capture the purity of porcelain that make people smile. By placing a flickering candle inside Anna’s tealights her designs shine out, creating a magical atmosphere.


Blaue Blume from Undergrowth Design - perfect for special occasions February 03 2017

Tina Tsang from Undergrowth Design creates products that have character, charm, wit and seductive qualities which make them irresistible and adorable. This is particularly so with The Blaue Blume  range which is truly romantic with its delicate porcelain with a white lace pattern and with gold, red or black shoes


Valentine's Gifts Made with Love from Amanda Jane January 23 2017

Amanda Jane at work

Amanda Jane, mixed media artist, creates beautiful jewellery and scarves using original drawings and photos to create her products. From start to finish Amanda makes and designs each product. Her scarves, for example, are stitched, hand-dyed then screen printed with her original designs making each one special and unique. Amanda’s products make the perfect gift as they are hand-made with love, being perfect to give to someone you love.


Unique Stoneware Gifts from Lesley McShea December 06 2016

 Lesley Mc Shea in her workshop

Ceramicist and potter Lesley McShea, describes herself as a ‘punk potter’. Her lovely studio is based in Stoke Newington in Church Street Workshops where she has been since 1997. She also lives nearby and being interested in ancient architecture and memorials she loves her local cemetary, Abney Park Cemetary. Lesley makes custom designed hand-made ceramics and her personalised stoneware mugs and vases are particularly liked as gifts.

 


Whimsical, Quirky Gifts from Takae Mizutani November 29 2016

Takae Mizutani

Takae Mizutani and Sons specialises in ‘bringing a small delight to everyday life’, whose products are often described as whimsical and quirky.

Designer and artist Takae, founder of Take Mizutani and Sons, injects her child-like quirky personality into her products. Her creations are perfect for evoking childhood memories and naivety, which makes them perfect for Christmas gifts!


Christmas Gifts to Cherish from Snowden Flood November 22 2016

Snowden Flood

Designer-maker Snowden Flood has grown popular for her range of iconic London landmark products as well as her Art Deco prints, and graphic trees printed onto drinking glasses and candles. Snowden’s collection is inspired by her love of souvenirs.


Hand-Crafted Luxury Screwdrivers from Elementary Design November 04 2016

Justin Holmes from Elementary Design

Elementary Design, the creation of carpenter Justin Holmes, is primarily a maker of hand-crafted luxury screwdrivers. The screwdriver sets designed by Justin are handmade reproductions of two originals Justin created for himself when, as a cabinet maker, he was unable to find a set of screwdrivers which met his requirements for comfort, quality and simplicity.


Timeless, Luxury Gifts by Freeload Accessories October 07 2016

Freeload Accessories, the creation of accessories-maker Debbie MacPherson, is a fashion-led leather bags and accessories maker for men and women. Debbie’s designs make for the perfect gifts that your partner, family or friend will cherish for a long time to come. All their products are lovingly hand-crafted in their South Devon studio using the highest quality of Italian leathers and their trade-mark saddlery fittings.  


Have a ‘Tea-rrific’ Birthday with Tee and Toast September 12 2016

Claire Mullan from Tee and Toast

Tee and Toast is a playful, quirky design company specialising in putting a smile on your face! With their punny cards and funky designs, Tee and Toast is the perfect go-to for birthday gifts. Claire Mullan, founder of Tee and Toast, creates all of her designs in Belfast, pouring her creative energy into T-Shirts for grown-ups, happy t-shirts for kids and fun accessories for the home!


Gie El Home - 'We Design, We Create, We Live' August 16 2016

Gie El Home, Maria and Jacek Rypula

Gie El Home is a contemporary brand specialising in furniture, lighting and accessories for the decoration of interiors. Gie El Home was established by Polish architects, Maria and Jacek Rypula, who grew up with a fascination with the natural world and true craftsmanship.


Terrarium Brings the Beauty of Nature to the Home June 21 2016

Terrarium In Her Studio

Textile designer Sophie Thompson, creates stunning homewares inspired by botanical beauty and intriguing narratives. Sophie’s desire to ‘bring the beauty and abundance of nature into the home’ moved her to establish Terrarium in 2015.


Bright Potato launch Mangle during Milan Design Week 2016 May 25 2016

Bright Potato at Milan Design Week 2016

Bright Potato, a multidisciplinary creative design studio choose the Salone Satelite during the Milan Design Week 2016 to launch their latest project

Mangle is a plant and tree pot designed specifically to promote the growth and development of trees and plants in the urban landscape. 


Discover Snowden Flood - Souvenirs you would love to own May 11 2016

Snowden Flood in her Studio

Discover the exceptional creations of interior accessories designer Snowden Flood. Her collection ranges through iconic landmarks, Art Deco inspired diving ladies, colourful patterns and graphic tree and flower drawings printed onto mugs, plates and glasses.

So KLARA celebrates the power of colour at Milan Design Week 2016 April 25 2016

SoKlara at Milan Design Week 2016

So KLARA launched a new range of Home Décor Accessories at the Milan Design Week 2016. They celebrate the power of colour to create visually striking pieces.


Elegance and Beauty of Barbara Yarde Jewellery April 06 2016

Jeweller Barbara Yarde

Take a closer look at Barbara Yarde Jewellery. Barbara's collection is handcrafted to show beauty that is literally out of this world. Jewellery for those special occasions.


Blaue Blume Tea Service by Undergrowth Design February 04 2016

Blaue Blume Tea Service by Undergrowth Design, reinterpreting the English tea-time ritual. Earthenware with lace texture. For that special occasion.


Therma Insulated Ceramic Cup by Jody Leach December 03 2015

Therma Insulated Ceramic Cup by Jody Leach

Therma Insulated Ceramic Cup Kickstarter Project by Jody Leach, November 2015


Nitin Goyal - Celebrating 10 years of Design October 29 2015

 Nitin Goyal London celebrated its 10th anniversary during Maison et Objet, Paris 2015. 


Dominic Crinson’s Lightcase Pro secures online funding July 21 2015

Kickstarter campaign for the updated version of the popular pop-up photo studio breaks barrier of initial funding goal.


Keep Kakkoii, Keep Cool June 15 2015

Qb Pantone by Kakkoii

New from Kakkoii - the QB Pantone, a tiny wireless speaker which comes in eye popping Pantone colours. 

 


Suitcase Susie turn to Kickstarter to expand their product range June 12 2015

Suitcase Susie turn to Kickstarter to expand their product range

UK-based designer seeks funding to respond to increasing demand.


Competition time: your chance to win a Kukka Cubo Light! May 28 2015

Competition time: your chance to win a Kukka Cubo Light!

Take part in Kukka’s competition for a chance to win one of their Cubo Lights! Competition ends 30th June 2015.


Henry the Egg Cup by DesignK - Be a Royal! March 26 2015

 

The story of Henry the Egg Cup, King Henry VIII, DesignK and Collecting Egg Cups


Vitamin's Gnomes February 16 2015

Vitamin's Gnomes - as popular as when the original gnomes were launched in 2004, which were joined by the Urban Gnomes - Street Style in 2008. Even Katy Perry bought two.