home: featured [ House of Kind ]

home: featured [ House of Kind ]

Established by friends Raina & Cat, House of Kind is an online store focused on ethical, artisan made and sustainable products. Their ethos is to spread kindness through sourcing homewares from the right people, at the same time giving a little something back to communities all over the world.

The collated range includes soft furnishings, accessories, candles, art and stationary. Everything is well designed and of good quality so be sure to check them out.

houseofkind.co.uk

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home: featured [ Okla ]

home: featured [ Okla ]

Beautiful, bright and eclectic – the wonderfully curated collection of artists, brands and makers at Okla, brings together great shopping for the home (and more).

For the home, there is lighting, ceramics, art, mirrors, cushions, throws and more.

They say;

We opened our doors in 1997. Today we’re the biggest independent gift shop in Manchester. Showcasing independent artists and makers; it’s important to us that we work closely with independent companies and individuals – celebrating handmade, fair trade and ethical goods.

Our aim is simple — to provide you with a fun, vibrant and inspiring collection of gifts and homeware to suit every pocket.

Okla is a sister company to the famous Oklahoma Gift Shop located in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter. It’s your one-stop shop for everything from handmade jewellery, exceptional home & kitchenware, retro tin toys & novelty items, beautiful stationery, books, wrap & cards, plus much, much more. With an emphasis on seeking out more unusual products & working with smaller independent makers & designers, as well as larger more established producers, we’re able to bring you an eclectic & unparalleled collection of products.

Manchester’s biggest independent gift shop has become a firm favourite with locals, day shoppers and tourists. With thousands of different products in-store at any time, there’s always something new around the corner; keeping our customers surprised, amazed and inspired.

Spread out over 2000 sq ft of floor space and packed to the rafters with vibrant & colourful homeware & kitchenware, handmade jewellery, cards, books & stationery, tin toys, novelty items & curiosities from around the world.

home: event [ Modern Couples ]

home: event [ Modern Couples ]

A new exhibition launched this month at The Barbican, London is Modern Couples – Art, Intimacy and the Avant Garde.

It explores the working relationships of couples in art and design. Those that were long lasting and others that were just fleeting. This exhibition explores how love and emotion is transfered from the personal to the working relationship.

Including Dora Maar & Pablo Picasso; Salvador Dalí & Federico García Lorca; Camille Claudel & Auguste Rodin; Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera; Emilie Flöge & Gustav Klimt – plus many more.

Oct 10th – Jan 27th

Tickets available from barbican.org.uk [ £16 ]

home: found this [ city prints ]

home: found this [ city prints ]

If you love travelling cities and need a reminder, these city illustration prints might just be the thing. Modern, minimal and beautifully drawn.

YourType have three available – London, Paris or Amsterdam.

Available in sizes 30x40cm, 50x70cm or 70×100 with prices starting at £25

home: favourite thing [ prints ]

home: favourite thing [ prints ]

We are big fans of art in the home and a favourite destination of ours is desenio.co.uk. Their new arrivals include these gorgeous botanical inspired prints.

These contempory prints in washed greens and blues will look just as good individually or as a group. Perfect for a kitchen or bathroom.

Prices start at £13.95 [ 30×40 cm ]

desenio.co.uk

home: event [ gallery exhibitions ]

home: event [ gallery exhibitions ]

In London in September? Get yourself to Jealous in Shoreditch, East London. It’s a multitude of greatness under one roof – print exhibitions, print publisher and print studio.

Get current unique prints for your home and support the incredible new wealth of artists of this generation.

Running in September is artists exhibitions plus the Jealous 10th anniversary exhibition celebrating a decade of great artists and their artwork – plus a big party.

53 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3PT

home: nice price [ print ]

home: nice price [ print ]

We love a lovely print and we love a love a sale bargain. Head to Telegramme Paper Co sale section and find some new pieces for your walls.

We love this limited edition silk screen print stating ‘Everything Will Be Alright’ – reduces from £30 to £20. It’s 1/50 editions made. It’s a great design and in gorgeous colours.