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.
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.
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 providequality 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.
London based Plumo is an online lifestyle store bringing you clothing, accessories and homeware. Everything has an artisan, hancrafted feel to it with majority being independently made from all over the world.
‘We travel extensively around the world to source products that are original in design, beautifully crafted and a little different from what you usually see. We tend to work with artisans, co-operatives from Africa to Asia, designers that have just come out of college and any kind of creative people that just make beautiful things’
The site offers you a really relaxed bohemian collection with woven soft furnishings, patterned cushions and brushed metal shelving. Our favourites include the 4 tier stacking shelves and kelim cushion.
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.
Cup + Cloth is an online store bringing a carefully chosen collection of products from independant makers and designers from the UK and around the world.
‘We provide a constant evolving range of original products as an antidote to the mass produced. You will find a considered.edit of sml batch goods with timeless qualities to keep + cherish for a lifetime’
The website is split into 4 categories; Made, Sourced, Found and Wall, helping you navigate the site and find the perfect item. In Madeyou will find UK based designers and makers. Sourcedis full of handmade products from global designers. Vintage and unique second hand items is what you will find in Found, with Wallshowcasing contemporary art from the UK.
This Dorset born online store founded by Helen and Charlie Camm has been a joy to find. Full of gorgeous well designed and made products with a rustic edge, with Oggetto you are sure to find something to fall in love with.
Focusing on all the rooms in the home, Oggetto is has a well curated selection which naturally flows between product categories, making it easy to choose a look and style you can expand on throughout different rooms.
‘Oggetto (pronounced or-jet-oh) is the Italian word for object and we believe beautiful objects help make a house a home. From our base in Dorset in South West England, we design and source products for designers, makers, artisans and small producers in th UK and around the world with a simple understated aesthetic and timeless appeal, as much at home in the town or country.’
Our favourite pieces include the kitchenware ceramics and the Chesil dining table & bench. We love the simplicity of Oggetto, with it’s character and charm; we recommend you take a look.