The Sassy Stool is a new addition to interior designer Susie Atkinson’s furniture collection. It’s the perfect occasional stool for a bedroom or sitting room – its pared-back design accentuates the beautiful fabrics and upholstery. With its fully upholstered legs and fixed seat cushion, it is tailored yet playful, suiting a traditional or contemporary setting.
The Mews x Alice Peto
We’ve long been fans of The Mews for beautiful fabrics and furnishings. Its latest project is a collaboration with Alice Peto, featuring napkins and tablecloths in a jaunty check design available in blue, pink or green. Ideally we’d have both and layer them in contrasting colours.
Australian furniture brand King has been at the forefront of design since its launch in 1977. Now it’s landed in the UK. This heritage brand has decades of innovative yet timeless design behind it, with a particular reputation for expertly engineered, comfortable, flexible, fully modular sofas with a steel frame.
The Spotlight Market
Sam Ridges launched The Spotlight Market during the first lockdown in 2020. This year, accompanied by his sister Katie Ridges, he is set to hold its fourth London market in March. Bringing together 12 dealers they both admire, the event in Clapton on 20th March promises an expertly chosen selection of art and design-led furniture. Entry is £5 with tickets now on sale via Eventbrite.
Kip Kiosk is an online homeware store from travel membership website Kip Hideaways, known for its collection of under-the-radar, affordable and stylish places to stay. Showcasing independent artists and makers, Kip Kiosk was inspired by members who admired bespoke pieces, items and objects while on holiday and wanted to take home more than just memories. Now you can do exactly that.
This small studio makes playful homeware, including ceiling and table lights. Each moulded paper pulp light is made in small batches at a family-run workshop outside Barcelona, then hand-painted in London. Lightweight yet robust, the lights can even be commissioned in bespoke patterns.
Made from plant-based materials using time-honoured techniques, the latest bed from Savoir Beds uses no synthetic fillings or animal products. In fact, everything that comprises the Nº4v is sustainably sourced. And when it’s time to say goodbye, even the steel springs are recyclable and all fillings can be returned to nature.
Otto Tiles & Design is launching three green tiles across its terrazzo and encaustic cement ranges. Marsala is an artisan terrazzo in a soft, sage green that features hand-scattered marble, quartz and glass chips in neutral tones. Tiffany Dots is a bold, geometric pattern applied to Otto’s signature encaustic cement tiles – picture zingy mint green with black and white spots and stripes. Valencia is an encaustic cement design that forms a large-scale maximalist pattern, with shades of apple and mint green paired to navy and light blue.
Known for her wooden scallop edging, Camilla Hampton has just produced her first piece of furniture. The Hebe occasional table was inspired by one of Camilla’s treasured antiques. Handmade and painted in a small workshop in Wiltshire, Hebe is beautifully finished with antique brass scalloped feet. With no front or back, it makes a sweet side or bedroom table, and is also moisture proof for cloakrooms and bathrooms.
Gemma Moulton x Create Academy
Create Academy is known for its comprehensive, inspiring and accessible courses. It’s just launched its first online sewing course, with Gemma Moulton from East London Cloth – one of the newest and most sought-after soft furnishings makers in the UK. Across five hours of video lessons, Gemma explains how to navigate the full sewing process – from how to choose the appropriate style and fabric for your curtain project to step-by-step practical demonstrations (of pencil pleat, rod pocket and lined curtains, plus a valance) and how to professionally dress and hang your curtains.
The new collection from sisters Ellie and Hermione Gee features their much-loved gingham and zebra lampshades in warm and earthy colourways, as well as an exciting lampshade with painted gemstone trim. All are made in the UK and handpainted to order. Prices start at £65 for wall lights and £78 for small table lampshades.
The Full Montage
We can’t resist the joyous, colourful art of Emily Monckton, who makes digital collages using photographs of fabrics, magazines and patterns. Her most recent collection includes three supersized flowers at affordable prices. As Emily says, “I started making collage art as a hobby, but after receiving interest in my pieces from both friends and strangers, I decided to set up this store so that I could help more people fill their homes with stylish and unique prints at affordable prices.”