Postcard from the podcast – Henry Holland

There’s no doubt that lockdown changed many of us but for British fashion designer Henry Holland, it led him towards a whole new career. Turning away from his iconic graphic fashion brand in search of a slower pace Henry has pivoted to pots. Every piece is handmade in the London studio and mainly made to

Postcard from the Podcast (118)

This week we are excited to be chatting with the king of colour himself, ceramist and designer Jonathan Adler who was in town to open his new store at 91 Pelham Street, London, SW7. Sadly, time and tech being what they are, we were only able to interview him over Zoom rather than in person

Cream Stoneware Jugs

After yesterday's visual feast of images showing off the new collection at H&M, today we are keeping it simple with a look at these three gorgeous white jugs. They're from the new collection at Rigby and Mac and are by Danish designer House Doctor. I just love how they look with those branches of eucalyptus

Whale Plates

whale of a time plate
  whale of a time plate Aren't these whale plates just gorgeous? As many of you know I don't like things to be too symmetrical and matchy matchy and I love the idea that the pattern on these plates carries across. Add to that the black and white design and subtle gold rim and I'm

The New Craftsmen: Celebrating British Design

ceramic bowls from the new craftsmen
ceramic bowls from the new craftsmen by Sylvia K Aren't these just beautiful? They're by Sylvia K ceramics and you can buy them at The New Craftsmen, a recently opened store (both in real life and online) which hunts out some of the best British designers and makers from around the country and brings them

Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dali Eggcups

salvador dali salt and pepper
frida kahlo and salvador dali egg cups from hunkydoryhome Aren't these egg cups great - Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dali. They illustrated by Ingela P Arrenhius for OMM Design in Sweden and you can buy them for £18 from Hunkydory Home. In addition to the egg cups, there is also a salt and pepper set

Gold Lustre Cups

gold spotty cups and mugs from
gold spotty cups and mugs from After yesterday's stripes it seemed only fair to look at spots today. Aren't these pretty? Made by Anna Perring, of Luna Lighting, these are the latest addition to her range which also includes lots of tea light holders. Anna is based at Cockpit Arts, a studio in Bloomsbury

Universal Expert

sebastian conran's universal expert collection
universal expert by Sebastian Conran Created by Sebastian Conran (son of our Tel) Universal Export couldn't be more British and yet I discovered it for the first time when browsing round the newly opened London branch of US store westelm. The name is a play on Universal Export, the fictional import-export company of James Bond which

Swimmer Plates by Alice Mara

swimmer plates by alice mara from cavaliero finn
swimmer plates by alice mara from cavaliero finn Remember the London Olympics when we all tried to get tickets and mostly failed? Or ended up with seats at things we never really thought we fancied. But then remember how in the end it was all so exciting that we loved it anyway, even if we

Objects of Design #12: Tom Frost Espresso Cups

Tom Frost wildlife espresso cups Aren't these espresso cups just gorgeous? Designed by Bristol-based illustrator Tom Frost, the set features an otter,a fox, a hare and an owl. I love the fact that they are all different but clearly a set and that each saucer continues the picture from the cup. set of four cups