Spring 2020 Fused Glass Workshops

Happy New Year! If one of your resolutions is to try something new and be more creative, then come to one of our fused glass workshops! We have added a couple of new dates for this Spring, which you can book online or through the shop.  This workshop is perfect for complete beginners and a wonderful way to spend a few hours. Glass fusion is completely absorbing and (so we're told) it is very easy to lose track of all outside concerns when you're doing it! Even if you consider yourself completely lacking in artistic skills, we guarantee you will take...

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December’s Meet the Maker - We chat to Corinne Taylor

If you are anything like us, winter is about regrouping, restoring and taking moments to replenish your energy levels after a busy year. For a while, we have been looking for a range of natural, cruelty free and vegan bath and body products that would feel luxurious to use, relax the senses, and make a perfect gift for yourself or someone you want to treat to a dose of home pampering. When we met Brighton based aromatherapist Corinne Taylor and her partner Dan in September, we realised we had found just the products and have been delighted to be stocking some of...

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November’s Meet the Maker - We chat to Materia Rica

Recent visitors to the shop have noticed a bold, bright and colourful new addition to our jewellery collections - wooden jewellery created by Marta and Joan of Materia Rica.   They have designed and developed collections inspired by, and in celebration of, different themes, ideas and artists to create collectible, meaningful and wearable pieces that make a statement, such as these beautiful Art Deco inspired necklaces.   We chat to them about their company and their process - their passion for what they do is infectious!   Tell us about what you make... In Materia Rica we live, feel and get...

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October’s Meet the Maker - we chat to Michelle from Fox in the Attic

children’s products fox in the attic

In September we went to several trade shows to look for some new products for our Autumn and Winter ranges.  We were lucky enough to meet Michelle Kreussel who is based along the South Coast in St. Leonards on Sea.  We fell in love with her range of children’s products, which she designs from her home studio.   She creates beautifully soft cotton rattles and swaddles in various designs featuring cute and colourful illustrated animals with woodland, bunny and tropical themes.  They have been an instant hit with our customers and we were keen to find out more about her, so...

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September's Meet the Maker - We chat to Fenella Smith

During any visit to our Brighton shop, a peruse on our social media or a browse online, you will most likely have noticed the bold and vibrant designs of Fenella Smith. Based in London, Fenella's product range is both glamorous and practical, with vegan leather wash bags, pencil cases, porcelain trinket dishes and stylish jewellery wraps, featuring tropical prints, retro styles and nostalgic imagery, all designed to add a little bit of colour to your world. We ask her how she started, what inspires her and what advice she would give other designers just starting out.     Tell us about...

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