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Sustainable Furniture from Recycled Rubbish

With Covid 19 and lockdown, comes less air pollution, more evidence of wildlife and birds, less cars on the roads and planes in the sky. This has made many of us think about how we want to live in the future. To be honest it was already happening. The horrors of plastic pollution in our… Continue reading Sustainable Furniture from Recycled Rubbish

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For 2020 Marimekko  has created a sustainable Gender Neutral collection

For this spring and summer the Finnish textile company Marimekko has created a new contemporary dimension to the print, called Marimekko Kioski, it is a curated collection of gender-neutral street-wear. Marimekko_Kioski Marimekko was founded by the late Armi Ratia in 1951. It is best known for a giant sized asymmetrical poppy design, Unikko- which means Poppy in Finnish. The… Continue reading For 2020 Marimekko  has created a sustainable Gender Neutral collection

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Bash by Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon has created a new range of products made by beating, banging and bashing large sheets of annealed brass . BASH is inspired by the desire for more organic, spontaneous and unpredictable design in a world swamped with mass produced, consistently well-finished objects. Smacked, beaten and hammered into abstract shapes each one bears the imprint… Continue reading Bash by Tom Dixon

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Top Drawer’s S/S 2020 best small producers

Spice Kitchen :mother and son team Sanjay & Shashi Aggarwal Visiting trade shows always sounds exciting, but for those of you who have been to the likes of the Ideal Home Show and The Country Living Fair, you will know just how exhausting it can be. I recently wrote a piece on new spring and… Continue reading Top Drawer’s S/S 2020 best small producers

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Key Interior Trends for 2020

This week Olympia hosted ‘Top Drawer’ the show where the buyers go to source new, unearth the latest trends and discover emerging talent, and buy for the coming season.          According to Flamingo Trend Predictions , there are four key trends this season the first being Playful Chromatics. Described thus, as a fun filled palette… Continue reading Key Interior Trends for 2020