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Crash candles: aromatic art

Top row: designs by Angela Adams; bottom row: designs by Lotta Jansdotter I just wrote about Crash Candles for Dalani and think they are a great idea – even if the name is a little unnerving. Set up in 2005 in Illinois to support emerging graphic artists, they create delicious soy candles in beautiful glass […]

I Like It Here

  In the ravenous and fast-moving consumer times that we live in (I am no angel I can assure you), I am always keen to promote designers and boutiques that give design-led shoppers the chance to purchase homewares that are both stylish and ethically responsible; both factors being of equal importance. Only recently has the […]

People we’re loving: ConiLab

While away over New year, I was contacted by Barcelona-based graphic designer Coni Della Vedova (aka ConiLab) and think her covetable prints are the perfect way to kick off 2012. Initially hailing from Buenos Aires, where she studied graphic design, Coni specialises in handmade silkscreen prints with positive catchy slogans that very much speak for […]

3D floral wonders from the V&A

    MDF has never looked so good. From £25 – £100 from the V&A shop.

nestify meets Valeria Ruzzon, founder of Costa’s Barbers Casual Wear

London’s southern borough of Battersea may be overlooked as a destination for stylish and curious restaurants and cafes, but nestify’s resident design snoop Zoe thinks this is all the more reason to shout about and enjoy the places that flout this assumption… Costa’s Barbers Casual Wear is one of these treasures, tucked away on 165 Battersea High […]

Dalani Home & Living

I am very excited to be working as features editor for a stylish new interiors site called Dalani. A close-knit, interiors-obsessed team, we work with a carefully curated selection of designers and brands to offer stylish interiors finds at cut prices. From block printed cushions at Les Indiennes to snug cashmere throws by Rani Arabella, […]

Outline Editions Christmas extravaganza

Kristjana S Williams From November 26th to December 24th, graphic print hub extraordinaire Outline Editions will be selling some of their funnest and finest prints by an eclectic range of artists in a pop-up shop on Berwick Street. With works by Anthony Burrill, Noma Bar, Kate Moross, James Joyce, Klaus Haapaniemi and Patrick Thomas,  and […]

Edie bedlinen at Toast

It may be winter outside but it can just as well be spring inside your bedroom.   Edie bedlinen, from £22 to £119 at Toast

How To Spend It: on reclaimed furniture and ethical homewares

My two latest posts have gone up on HowToSpendIt.com’s Haute Seat. The first is about ethically aware e-commerce interiors sites, including Nkuku.com and Jali designs, where you can buy artisanal goods witha clean and happy conscience. The second highlights my top reclaimed furniture retailers in the UK and beyond – bold, industrial statement pieces that […]

Oak rocking chair at the Futon Co.

I would never have considered investing in a rocking chair until I saw this lovely oak one from the Futon Co. It is bold and angular and quietly stylish and I also love the climbing sidetable. Oak rocking chair, £199, the Futon Company