home: featured [ Mon Pote ]
Based in Bristol, Mon Pote is a home and lifestyle store full of gorgeous Scandinavian influenced and designed pieces. With well known brands like Bloomingville, HK Living and House Doctor you will be sure to find something you love.
Their curated collection combines form and function, and we love the neutral colour pallete that runs through the products.
‘So what does it mean?… The colloquial term, Mon Pote, is French, and means ‘my buddy’, or ‘my friend.’ We feel the name of our store encapsulates one of the most important parts of our business: to provide positive support to our customers, for the most enjoyable and comfortable shopping experience. Our staff are always on hand to offer tailored helpful advice, so that every customer leaves our store happy!‘
Keep up to date with Mon Pote on Instagram or if you can, we recommend you visit the store.
home: featured [ Mor Margate ]
Trailing round the boutique shop lined streets of Margate which is soon becoming a very hip seaside town, you may stumble across Mor. Definitely worth a visit to browse and shop their homeware, gifts and accessories – both from new brands and also some vintage pieces.
Môr (translation – ‘The Sea’ in Welsh) is run by Clare Roberts a former costume designer and manager of a London based lifestyle store who has a passion for beautiful homewares both vintage and contemporary along with design led gifts.
Located opposite the Turner Contemporary in the beautiful Margate Old town, 38 Fort Hill
home: featured [ OOSTOR ]
Head to oostor.com for an array of homeware, lifestyle and fashion for the modern life. Similar to Trouva and Amara, OOSTOR is a marketplace for independant designers and brands showcasing their best products.
Search their large selection through filtered categories of furniture, lighting, stationary and more.
A great one stop online shop for all you needs.
home: featured [ Hema ]
High street and online favourite, Hema, has got a whole lot of lovely homeware to give your home some new touches this Spring.
Lighting, soft furnishings, ceramics, bedding, frames, storage and more. See pictures for our favourite picks from their current collection.
The Hollandsche Eenheidsprijzen Maatschappij Amsterdam, or H.E.M.A., opened its first department store in Amsterdam on 4 November 1926. Founders Leo Meyer and Arthur Isaac wanted to open a department store for “ordinary” people. Before this, department stores were very much aimed at wealthy people and most store personnel spoke French. HEMA, as it would later become known, was the first department store of its kind in the Netherlands. Products were priced at 10, 25 or 50 cents. And from day one, the essence of HEMA was defined as: optimistic, unique, clear, reliable, accessible and as typically Dutch. In 1927, HEMA opened its first store outside of Amsterdam and just a year later there were ten HEMA stores in the Netherlands. In the 1950s, HEMA was the first franchise organisation in the Netherlands and is still the largest franchise operator in the Netherlands. From 1958 onwards, HEMA picked up the pace of its expansion, rapidly opening new stores across the country. Then in 1984, HEMA opened its first store abroad, in Belgium.
The number of stores grew quickly and is still growing. Today, we have more than 750 stores in nine countries, with 19,000 employees serving over six million visitors every week. We remain loyal to our history, perfectly expressed in our brand essence: our products are always high quality, well designed and sold at a great price. All our products are developed in house, are sustainable and range from food to non-food articles. Which is why our products can be found in every household. In addition to our stores, we also offer 24/7 online shopping in all the countries in which we operate.
home: featured [ West Elm ]
A firm favourite of ours, West Elm is the place to go for modern Mid Century inspired furniture, gorgeous ceramics & tableware, and beautiful soft furnishings.
With the flagship store located on Tottenham Court Road, London, you can lose yourself in the vast array of products. With regular discounts and sales you can be sure to pick up a bargain too.
We share [above] our favourite new arrivals.
home: featured [ Catalog Ltd ]
Edinburgh based modern homeware store, Catalog Ltd is a wonderful curated range of products for the home, furniture, gifts and unique items. Explore a small selection of the range online at Trouva. Scandi influenced, design led and with an edge of difference to a lot of the modern independent homeware stores. Head to their main website to view the incredible designer pieces of modern furniture and full range of products. With regular updates of stock and an interior design service offered, they can ensure your home will be styled perfectly.
About the brand, they say;
Located in Edinburgh, Catalog Ltd offers interior accessories for the contemporary home sourced by owners Ralf Farthing and Dixie Mirowski. This husband and wife duo curate an array of homewares, from soft furnishings to lighting solutions which they refresh regularly to maintain interest. They run an interior design service alongside their shop and are experts in interior styling and trends.
home: featured [ Trouva ]
A firm favourite of ours is online market place trouva.com. Full of well known brands including Ferm Living, Bloomingville and Nkuku you can find everything from kitchenware to lighting, soft furnishings to furniture.
Modern homeware with Scandinavian style, Trouva sells on behalf of independant stores showcasing brands that you may not have heard of. A must visit for interior lovers.