home: featured [ Made+Good ]

home: featured [ Made+Good ]

This independent online marketplace has a carefully curated selection of homeware, kitchenware and lifestyle goods. All the products are made a produced by independant studios and sold on limited quantities.

With Made+Good when you buy something you know you are supporting artisan makers, as well as giving to charity. 15% of all sales commision is donated to a an organisation.

Be sure to check this store out online, full of gorgeous handcrafted pieces, all made with love.

madeandgood.com

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home: found this [ brass tableware ]

home: found this [ brass tableware ]

Dassie Artisan is a brand which has huge appeal with its selection of gorgeous handmade products. These aged brass bowls, plates and jugs are no exception and just lovely pieces to have on display when not being used.

As metal trends go darker this season, we are thrilled to introduce this stunning aged brass dinnerware collection. The combination of a time-old traditional technique on modern shapes with the contrast of clean, contemporary white interior results in fresh and striking collection that you’ll be proud to display

The range starts from £10 available from dassieartisan.com

home: event [ Loewe Craft Prize 2018 ]

home: event [ Loewe Craft Prize 2018 ]

Since 2016 the Loewe Craft Prize has been showcasing new talent and excellence in modern craftsmanship. Held at the Design Museum, London this free event featured all the nominees for the 2018 prize.

‘These works stand for the culture of effort and the revival of traditions, and lead to the essence of LOEWE and its legacy of knowledge and quality in a time of immediate and indiscriminate production’

May 4 – 17 June

home: event [ Country Living ]

home: event [ Country Living ]

Spring is officially here now and so it’s time for this year’s Country Living Fair. Get along to Alexandra Palace, North London to explore lots of independent designers, craftspeople and artisan makers.

This Spring fair will inspire you with ideas for interiors, gifts, food and fashion with over 100 stands to shop from.

From April 26 – 29, book tickets now from countryliving.co.uk

home: featured [ Dassie Artisan ]

home: featured [ Dassie Artisan ]

Launched in 2012 by David & Roxi Zeeman, Dassie Artisan is an emporium of handcrafted, unique pieces with global influences.

Dassie Artisan is a big believer in ethically produced products, working closely with artisans around the world. At the same time being environmentally and socially responsible.

Taking inspiration from the worlds of fashion, different cultures and our African roots, we are committed to offering our customers handmade treasures that are lovingly created by talented artisans. Each item is representative of the hard work and skills developed over generations; woven with ounces of culture and years of heritage

Our favourite pieces include their sequin baskets, ceramics and marble chopping boards. We love the simple no-fuss designs and knowing that each piece has a story.

dassieartisan.com

home: trend [ artisan]

home: trend [ artisan]

We saw this look grow in popularity last year, and it’s continuing this year. Focusing heavily on independent makers and designers but also handmade, hand woven products.

Move away from mass produced factory homeware and look at handcrafted goods. The detail and time spent making them is what appeals, and every piece becomes unique.

Soft furnishings is a a great place to start with fringes, raw edges and heavy adornment on cushion covers and throws.

Wicker, rattan and woven furniture is having a huge comeback – Habitat has just launched a new collection of rattan furniture, with John Lewis going for a woven look with their range. The Leia range of outdoor dining furniture has a fishermans rope weave on its chairs and sofas.

John Lewis Leia range

This woven style extends to pendants lights giving a very relaxed Boho feel. Lots of layered soft furnishings and natural colours. Go as bold or as subtle as you want.

Two of our favourite sites to get this look are nkuku.com and dassieartisan.com

Guide:

Top row – wooden bowls from nkuku.com [ from £9.95 ], woven baskets from dassieartisan.com [ £43.95 ], stoneware jug from reste.co.uk [ £32 ]

Middle row – cushion cover from hm.com [ £19.99 ], bar stool from decoratorsnotebook.co.uk [ £140 ], rattan lampshade from nkuku.com [ from £79.95 ]

Bottom row – hanging baskets from anthropologie.com [ £128 ], rattan bed from habitat.co.uk [ £595 ], blanket from bohemiadesign.co.uk [ £450 ]

home: featured [ ALSO Home ]

home: featured [ ALSO Home ]

ALSO Home, founded by Anna Schmidt in 2008 is a haven of gorgeous handcrafted & unique gifts and homeware. Every item is considered for its origin and how it was made, whether handpainted plates or handwoven baskets.

ALSO Home has a lovely selection of tableware, bedding and soft furnishings, as well as baskets and storage, with influences from Scandinavian and Japanese design

The business and brand philosophy is to design and source products that are unique and stylish and support talented artisans around the world. The owner Anna’s love of travelling and working with age old crafts and techniques is the real inspiration and story of this brand and business

Pop into their West Sussex store or head online to alsohome.com

Also keep up to date with their blog and Instagram for all the latest news and inspiration.