home: favourite thing [ magazine rack ]

home: favourite thing [ magazine rack ]

We are loving this wall mounted magazine rack from anthropologie.com.

The art deco inspired lines of the frame give interest and personality.

Available in 2 colours this magazine rack is made from 100% recycled metal, the perfect addition to a study space or kitchen.

[ £68 ]

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home: featured [ Cissy Wears ]

home: featured [ Cissy Wears ]

There’s a beautifully curated, modern concept store that has its home in South East London. If you haven’t yet visited Cissy Wears or you’re not in London, then you can happily browse and shop all products on their recently relaunched online web shop.

Cissy Wears creates a store where so many key elements and trends are covered. Not only do they focus on ethical brands, being environmentally friendly, and organic fine quality but also their style is a sumptuous blend of minimal, midcentury, scandi and vintage.

If you can steer yourself past the gorgeous children’s wear collections (currently with an irresistible sale running), it’s a place to buy beautiful homeware and furniture. With new lines and brands constantly bring introduced there’s a fresh and current range to shop at your finger tips.

home: event [ lino printing ]

home: event [ lino printing ]

Head to the Barbican, London at the end of this month to experience a top workshop with expert Jamie Temple.

Learn lino printing with a brutalist edge and create a piece of art inspired by the Barbican itself. If you love architecture this is the perfect workshop.

Included in your ticket will be a tour of the building before you take part in the workshop. All materials are included.

barbican.org.uk

29 – 30 June

[ £75 ]

home: found this [ lamp ]

home: found this [ lamp ]

Found this beautiful sculptural metal lamp in the Zara Home sale. Originally £119.99 now £69.99.

It has simple linear metal work with a natural tone cylinder shade. Elegant, minimal and beautiful.

Head to the Zara Home sale now to explore their homeware, lighting and furniture reductions.

home: trend [ blue ]

home: trend [ blue ]

This year we have already seen an array of gorgeous colour entering our homes including, pinks, peaches and greens. One that hasn’t had its moment… until now, is blue.

Often seen as a cold colour or one that is associated with seaside styled rooms, blue works really well as a background or accent colour to other shades, creating a modern welcoming space.

We are seeing blue homeware all over, including lighting, sofas & armchairs and furniture.

For a dark moody room go dark blue on the walls with furniture in woods and add metalic accents for a glam feel [ why not include some punchy pink to add interest ]. If your thing is lighter and brighter, electric & royal blue look great against a white background.

Whatever your preferred shade, get on board with blue and give it a go!

Guide:

Top row: armchair / westelm.co.uk [ £479 ], striped cushion / ikea.com [ £10 ], wall clock / grahamandgreen.co.uk [ £58 ]

Middle row: sideboard / maisonsdumonde.com [ £324 ], sofa / made.com [ £899 ]

Bottom row: duvet cover / laredoute.co.uk [ from £100 ], side table / audenza.com [ £155 ], dining chair / insidestoreldn.com [ £210 ], paint / grahamandbrown.co.uk [ £38 ]

home: made [ Jesmonite workshop ]

home: made [ Jesmonite class ]

In case you missed out last time, we’ve spotted another chance to catch the great ‘working with Jesmonite’ workshop with the London Craft Club.

There’s one tonight but there’s another on July 3rd!

They say;

Get ready to meet your new favourite material, Jesmonite. What is Jesmonite I hear you ask? Well it’s a cross between concrete and resin, that can be coloured and used to create awesome effects like terrazzo and marbling. Intrigued? Then read on…

In this introduction to working with Jesmonite you will learn all about this amazing material from our expert Haidee. She will discuss different applications for Jesmonite, and tell you about the different effects you can achieve. Then you’ll make a mould for your trinket dish – choose from a triangle, diamond, or hexagonal shape for your final piece.

Haidee will then show you how to mix your Jesmonite, how to colour it, and you will be able to cast your very own geometric trinket dish! It’s such an amazing material to work with, we know you are going to want to go home and make more pieces for everyone you know! You’ll leave with a finished Jesmonite trinket dish, plus all the knowledge and skills needed to make lots more.

home: nice price [ chair ]

home: nice price [ chair ]

This week we came across this cool woven chair from Ikea, and we think it’s a great price. At only £90 this rattan armchair would look great in a bedroom or additional chair in a living room.

Because it’s light weight it’s easy to move around, so why not use it outdoors during the day.

Available now at ikea.com