home: event [ ceramics exhibition ]
Our favourite, London, interiors museum, the Geffrye Museum, has another great exhibition running from Thursday 22 September to Sunday 24 September show casing works of some of the top UK ceramicists.
‘Meet the makers, browse and buy at the Geffrye Museum’s vibrant annual celebration of ceramics which showcases the work of over 50 leading ceramic artists from across the UK.
An eclectic selection of ceramic work to suit all budgets will be on sale direct from the makers, from practical table-ware to ornamental objects and striking one-off collector pieces. Earthy stoneware will be displayed alongside delicate porcelain and vivid painterly pots will contrast with elegant muted tones in an extravaganza of texture, colour and style. Part of the London Design Festival.’
A definite date for the diary to have a shop of unique ceramics for you, your home or gifts for others.
home: featured [ The Future Kept ]
Husband & Wife team Dean & Jeska Hearne have created an online store full of gorgeous well designed, durable and desirable items for your home. With a strong focus to inspire their customers to think about the items you buy for your home, bringing these independently produced products to the forefront of the collection.
‘We provide quality goods with an honest provenance that we use in our day-to-day lives, items made to ladt that will not fuel the throwaway nature of the modern world, heirlooms of the future. We hope to inspire a curiosity and desire within people to make more sustainable and ethical choices.’
Our favourite pieces include their woven baskets, throws and ceramics. Head to the website, explore and find your perfect item. We assure it will be more then just the one.
home: featured [ Amazon ]
Not everyone’s cup of tea for an online shopping destination but king of online selling, Amazon, is a surprising veritable gold mine for modern well priced homeware.
A few searches of key wording including marble, copper, Moroccan, monochrome and even Moomin and we could be filling our virtual shopping trolley with anything from rugs to lighting, to ceramics and cushions, with prices so tempting it’s an easy way to kit out a new home with some great pieces, update current rooms or find great gifts for interiors lovers!
If you love a certain look or piece from another interiors store but not the price tag, it’s definitely worth having a window shop around the Amazon mega site to see if a more affordable version is available.
home: event [ ceramic painting workshop ]
If you are in London on the 29th of June and looking for a fun way to spend the evening then consider this workshop, hosted at West Elm by illustrator Niki Groom.
This beginners workshop will guide you through the materials and techniques required for painting on ceramics. Included in the price is a West Elm plate [ which you will be decorating ], paint and brushes which you can then take home with you after.
Thurs 29th June
18:30 – 20:30
Click here for tickets [ £50 ]
home: event [ A Home for All ]
Selfridges, London is running a season of workshops and events exploring the ideas and objects that make house a home.
‘Drawing on the creative spirit of The New Craftsmen’s makers, A Home for All is themed around a series of domestic rituals, which you can journey through to nurture your inner maker. Whether making sourdough bread around the table or albering in.haystacks – craft and materiality combine the physical activity, encouraging a sense of community, discussion, play and imagination.’
Running from March 31st – June 9th 2017.
There are still tickets available for May and June. Pick from sourdough making, rug weaving, maquette making and much more.
Head to Selfridges.com
home: favourite thing [ planters ]
Spring has sprung and so have the new arrivals in stores. With a lot of people turning their focus to the garden now is the perfect time to get some colour outdoors and bring your green space back to life.
We have spotted these gorgeous ceramic, metal & fibreglass planters from Habitat. With a huge range of sizes and colours you are sure to find the right ones for you.
Available now from habitat.co.uk [ from £20 ]
Discreet, minimal and a small carefully curated and designed range. Minor Goods have a beautiful online store of affordable homewares from ceramics to linens to candles to wood wares. Perfect for a little gift or collate a few pieces to make a whole look.
Minor Goods is an online homewares brand that believes less is more, we love craftsmanship and simple design (and food!). We make and curate timeless lifestyle accessories that are beautiful with an understated design aesthetic. Created using traditional techniques with a modern approach, these treasured items will stand the test of time. We are passionate about products and want to share the creators’ stories and their products to help you cherish the goods you buy.
Mainly sourcing from within Europe their strength is in working with and sourcing from small ethical artisan brands and traditional skilled craftsmen.