home: follow friday [ Cup + Cloth ]

home: follow friday [ Cup + Cloth ]

The lovely Cup + Cloth is most certainly a brand to follow. A gorgeous collection of independant makers and designers work all under one roof.

With lots of quirky ceramics, soft furnishings and accessories to scroll through, there is sure to be something you fall in love with.

Keep up to date with all things Cup + Cloth on their Instagram page.

home: follow friday [ Lift ]

home: follow friday [ Lift ]

Based in Southwold, Suffolk, Lift is a feast for the eyes with bold colour and print everywhere. Having recently moved to a bigger store, there is even more lifestyle goods to enjoy.

With a combination of own branded stationery and accessories mixed with well known names like Earl Of East & Block Homewares, Lift Store is a must visit.

Having been there a few times over the last 3 years, we have to say it’s a breath of fresh air and always come away with a bag full.

Keep up to date with Lift on Instagram.

lift-store.co.uk

home: featured [ Akojo Market ]

home: featured [ Akojo Market ]

This gorgeous online market place is full of homeware, jewellery and fashion from independent African designers.

Choose from hand woven blankets, baskets, soft furnishings and more, full of beautiful colour and pattern.

We champion small, independent businesses. Our designers not only meet our criteria for ethical sourcing and manufacturing, but they go above and beyond to provide skills training and employment opportunities for their workforce and artisans as well as engaging in philanthropic and social impact projects locally in Africa

Be sure to head over to akojomarket.com and explore.

home: follow friday [ Venner ]

home: follow friday [ Venner ]

Launched in 2017, London based Venner is a lifestyle store with lots of lovely goodies. Pick from homeware, accessories, stationary, kidswear and more.

Venner is actually Norwegian for the word friends. And it’s two friends, Lucy & Tiff that run this gorgeous little store.

Our growing selection of eco friendly products includes ceramics, jewellery, prints and skincare and reflects our passion for great design, responsibly sourced materials and meticulous craftsmanship. We enjoy bringing together a collection of products that look great, are made to last and where everyone involved in their creation is treated fairly. All our suppliers are independent businesses, some based locally, most of the rest in the UK and a handful of small businesses in Europe.

We particularly love their ceramics for the kitchen and the lovely greeting cards. Well worth a visit.

venner-store.co.uk

home: follow friday [ Resident. ]

home: follow friday [ Resident. ]

Continuing our new weekly Friday post, we share the brilliant Resident. Based in Frome, Somerset Resident and its founder James Borley stock gorgeous homeware and lifestyle goods.

The store itself is currently closed, but online is still up and running. Full of well-known brands like Ferm Living, Earl of East & Folk amongst others.

Be sure sure to head to residentstore.com. They curently have 20% off pretty much everything.

home: favourite thing [ Gayle Mansfield prints ]

home: favourite thing [ Gayle Mansfield prints ]

This week we are focusing on our favourite independant brands and sharing what they do.

Right now we all need to support each other and this includes the small businesses that will no doubt be struggling. Any order, any size will go a long way.

Gayle Mansfield produces gorgeous graphic prints focusing on typography. They are bright and fun, and we love them. Each design has a choice of colours and sizes, and there is also a collection of personalised prints.

A Gayle Mansfield print is exactly what we all need right now. Whether it’s a positive uplifting message or a funny one, it will put a smile on our faces. It’s also a great excuse to refresh your walls for Spring.

Head to gaylemansfield.co.uk to see the full collection

home: featured [ Mustard ]

home: featured [ Mustard ]

When we first found this independant brand we thought, why has this not been done before. The simple idea of metal lockers and cabinets in various colours is brilliant.

Mustard offers 4 different cabinet shapes with a choice of 8 colours, as well as a wire basket selection, also available in the same colours.

Started in 2018 by sisters Becca & Jess, Mustard is a brand to keep an eye on. With their products being sold through online retailers as well as Liberty, London these ladies are going to be big.

Head to mustardmade.co.uk to read more about the story behind the name and browse the collections.

home: featured [ A New Tribe ]

home: featured [ A New Tribe ]

We love finding new brands and today we share A New Tribe – an exciting curated collection of textiles and objects all sourced from independant makers.

A lot of the items are handmade or produced in small batches making them very individual and appealing.

Choose from painted ceramics, woven rugs, cushions and stationary.

Head to anewtribe.co.uk or visit their store.

92a Chatsworth Road, London, E5 0LS

home: event [ The Design Museum Market ]

home: event [ The Design Museum Market ]

After a successfull first year, The Design Museum is bringing back its Christmas market full of independent designers and makers.

Shop ceramics, homeware, gifts, jewellery, graphic design and textiles with opportunities to meet the makers and learn all about their products.

This free event runs from 1st – 3rd December at The Design Museum in Kennsington, London.

designmuseum.org

home: featured : [ The Future Kept ]

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 basketsthrows and ceramics. Head to the website, explore and find your perfect item. We assure it will be more then just the one.

thefuturekept.com