Bins. What a load of rubbish!
Why are there no nice bins? Recently I was looking to buy a nice waste paper bin and a dinky bathroom bin. For the love…READ ON
Is it Craftsman or Craftsperson? Or something else?
Argh, this is a tricky one that I come across often when I’m asked to describe my title or role as a maker. I wouldn’t…READ ON
What’s so wrong with orange?
Someone once said to me “Never try to sell anything orange or green on eBay”. The Suggestion is that they are the most unpopular colours…READ ON
What is Japandi?
I’ve always liked Midcentury and Scandi interior design and furniture. I also love Japanese aesthetic principles in their crafts such as pottery, textiles and art.…READ ON
What is upholstery in furniture?
Upholstery case study This is my kinda chair! Old, rock solid and comfy as heck. A definite ‘Sunday chair’ to lounge around in with a…READ ON
How do I choose the right table lamp?
Firstly, consider the role of the lamp….do you want to add a little atmosphere, shed some light on your workspace or make a dazzling statement?…READ ON
Sick of your furniture falling apart?
Me too. That’s why I started making my own. Have you ever bought something that’s quite expensive and then turned out to be totally rubbish?…READ ON
Celebrating a local heritage brand
Little Greene This month, we wanted to take a look at a nearby company that inspires us with its integrity, reflects our environmental values and…READ ON
A random act of kindness
In the middle of Lockdown One to Two (?) I can’t remember, a kind stranger emailed me offering a free chair. Their intention was to…READ ON
Let’s talk about greenwashing
What are some examples of greenwashing? Greenwashing means misleading clients about how environmentally friendly your products or services actually are. The term originated in the…READ ON
What colour is seagrass?
Is it blue or is it green? Seagrass is a very popular colour at the moment and we’re not surprised. A gentle mix of greyish…READ ON
Shop local this Christmas
Online Christmas marketplace showcasing the best gifts made in the UK Market British is an Online Christmas Marketplace where you can find tons of Christmas…READ ON
Seeking colours in nature… While our designs are always stylish, it’s really important to me that they are timeless too. After all, we give our…READ ON
What’s the difference between an ottoman and a footstool?
A footstool is for feet but ottomans can be so much more… The History of the Ottoman Over the centuries, the ottoman has shown great…READ ON
Two special services
No.1 I’ve recently done some customer research so thank you if you joined in. One question asked whether people worried about buying a premium-priced product…READ ON
Did you see our Seagrass ottoman on Grand Designs?
Did you see the Gardeners Bothy featured on Grand Designs recently? What a fantastic house and what a fantastic ottoman sitting pretty in the beautiful…READ ON
Dulux Brave Ground offers us some calm.
Autumn is here already, the leaves are falling, and we’ve replaced Hygge for Friluftsliv. With the new season comes new colours and Dulux have just…READ ON
I never knew Lockdown could be so creatively exciting
New Botanical Collection created in 2020 I have an artist friend, Madeleine Agnew, who I haven’t really seen over the last two decades as we ended…READ ON