home: featured [ Oklahoma ]
If you love colour and quirky items for the home then Oklahoma, Manchester is a must visit.
Founder Nicola Payne has created an Aladdin’s cave of gorgeous homeware, accessories, novelty items, stationery and more.
We love the Mexican inspired collection, including brightly pattern baskets and cushions, as well as the fun, and a little bit naughty tableware
Head to okla.co.uk to get inspired and enjoy browsing the products. And if you are in Manchester be sure to pop by the store. You won’t leave empty handed!
home: featured [ ARKET ]
Now a firmly established brand, ARKET is a go to store for well designed, functional homeware.
It may not have the biggest range of items, but each one has been considered, and with a limited pattern and colour way throughout means that the pieces will work in most homes
Choose from ceramics, kitchenware, soft furnishings and accessories, as well as a bath and body range.
Head to arket.com or visit one of their 6 stores around the UK.
home: featured [ Earl of East ]
Not just a candle shop, Earl of East has expanded into a lifestyle store full of gorgeous items for your home.
With a strong focus on their hand made candles and workshops Earl of East welcomes you step into their curated collection of home accessories, soft furnishings, stationary and more.
With a mix of independant brands and familiar names including Ferm Living, this store is a must visit, and with various locations around London there is no excuse.
Head to their website to explore their range or pop by one of their spaces in Hackney, Kings Cross and Islington.
home: featured [ Triangle Store ]
This London based life style store is a must visit, full of well known brands and great designs.
If you are not in London then head to their website and browse their collection of homeware, ceramics, accessories and more. Traingle Store believes in long lasting design that doesn’t become throwaway.
‘Triangle is a venture rooted in the belief of good design. We don’t follow fads or fashions, we believe in conscious consumption … buy less, choose well and make it last. Our products are chosen for their simplicity, usefulness and beauty. A simple concept in a simple store’
home: events [ Artsnug pop up ]
From the 24-27 May there’ll be a great artwork pop up at West Elm, London. Buy unique modern art and learn about creating gallery wall displays and get expert framing advice.
Tottenham Court Road, London
Get the walls in your home talking with affordable artwork from ArtSnug monthly pop-up shop at West Elm.
With them this weekend ArtSnug will have more than 300 individual limited edition and original artworks by 40 emerging and established illustrators, photographers, collagists, print makers, graphic designers and more.
Elina Gough, the Chief Artsnuggler at ArtSnug, will be there to help you navigate through the collection as well as help you with any advice you may need – be it on how to build a gallery wall or how to best frame your chosen artwork.
home: featured [ Trouva ]
A firm favourite of ours is online market place trouva.com. Full of well known brands including Ferm Living, Bloomingville and Nkuku you can find everything from kitchenware to lighting, soft furnishings to furniture.
Modern homeware with Scandinavian style, Trouva sells on behalf of independant stores showcasing brands that you may not have heard of. A must visit for interior lovers.
home: featured [ Argos ]
High street giant Argos is definitely one to put on the list for great homeware and furniture.
With Habitat and Sainsburys Homeware under their belt and their own great home designs, the range of products to choose from is vast and offering great design, on trend pieces, super value and ample choice.
Industrial, Green and Faux Planting all feature in their new season collection and it’s easy to create entire room styling solely from them, from the sofa and shelving down to the ceramics and cushions.
There’s even same delivery on some products!
To make it even more appealing there’s even more all under the same (virtual) roof to help you out – from toasters and kettles, mattresses to fridges and even all you need for the garden too!
home: event [ Japan House ]
Head to Kensington, London to explore this retail, exhibition space focusing on all things Japanese.
‘Presenting the very best of Japanese art, design, gastronomy, innovation, and technology, it deepens our appreciation of all that Japan has to offer. Part of a global initiative led by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, there are two other Japan Houses in Los Angeles and São Paulo’
‘The varied offer includes an exhibition gallery, a theatre, a ﬁne-dining Japanese restaurant and a retail ﬂoor of thoughtfully curated Japanese products. This is complemented by a diverse line-up of exhibitions, events, workshops, and seminars‘
home: featured [ George at Asda ]
Head to high street supermarket Asda for some unexpected gorgeous finds in their George homeware department. Ticking lots of the current trend boxes and having great quality pieces across all departments.
Trends covered include marble, geometric, typography, copper and all black.
The affordable low prices make it super easy to give a whole new look to a room on a budget.
Our top picks are brilliantly priced bedding, including a lovely marble design, for just £16 for the super king size duvet. Other marble pattern pieces including lighting (£22) and tea light holders (£6). And we love the boho style floor cushion (pictures) (£25).
home: featured [ really well made ]
Delve into the website of the wonderful Really Well Made – such a well curated, huge selection of incredible design and homeware.
With brands including Vitra, Tom Pigeon, Jansen + Co, HAY, Design House Stockholm and String amongst other great designers, there’s so much style and elegance to bring to your interior. The store covers departments including furniture, lighting, accessories and soft furnishings.
They say ;
Really Well Made offers the very finest design-led contemporary furniture and accessories with a Scandinavian influence. We established in 2012 because we felt there were many retailers in the UK representing poorly conceived design products. We envisaged a collection of items that simply work well and transcend passing fashions. With that in mind we constantly search for design products which express a strong, timeless & minimalist aesthetic that will stand the test of time.