Inject some humour into your Christmas tree look this year with these cheeky baubles from French-Algerian designer Annissa Kermiche. Known for her of-the-moment breast jugs and bottom-shaped vases, her pieces are guaranteed to give your Christmas a bit of a mischievous makeover.
With a background in eye-catching stationary, Heather Evelyn has now branched out from cards and tags (which are still very much worth checking out) to candles, individually hand illustrating each one to make them entirely unique. Adorned with her delicate handwriting, they’ll make the perfect addition to a mantlepiece or Christmas table this year.
In Casa by Paboy
Paboy Bojang is an asylum seeker from Gambia living and making these beautiful cushions in Naples, Italy. All his cushion covers are handmade, using 100% Italian cotton, from fabric which has been locally sourced and bought in Naples. Choose from Paboy’s curated selection of designs, which include pom pom, fringe, piping and ruffles, all of which come in a selection of colourways.
Curio by Vanderohe
This unique edit of rare objects for the home focuses on sustainable living. Extending the ethos of ‘less is more when less is better’ from her award-winning skincare line, Vanderohe founder Olivia Thorpe brings together a selection of pretty ornaments and glassware, as well as her own line of sustainable and luxury stationary and a range of exquisite everyday designs from fellow makers.
Lacquer trays have been on our radar for a while but they can often be a big investment. These designs from Nappa Dori deliver the look without the price tag – a lovely combination of leather and powder-coated sheet metal in a variety of colours, from popping brights to muted pastels. Stylish and practical, with high sides and strong handles, use the larger size as a bar tray and the smaller size for bits and bobs.
S&B x Lisou
Summerill & Bishop – purveyors of some of the most beautiful table linens out there – have teamed up with ready-to-wear label Lisou to design a limited-edition tablecloth and napkin collection. The designs are thoughtfully hand painted on 100% pure linen – stamped hearts frame a pretty swathe of petal pink and are elegantly complemented by a white and forest green dual strip. Playful, pretty and the perfect way to elevate your dining table.
This elegant trolley offers plenty of heritage appeal with its distinctive bobbin legs and scalloped edge shelving. Highly versatile, it’s suitable for all areas of the home, be it storing towels in the bathroom, a drinks trolley, a bedside table, and more. Turned from English oak, it can be stained in three different shades or painted in the paint colour of your choice.
Made For Living
Known for her eclectic approach and California cool, interior designer Amber Lewis is gearing up to help you train your own eye with the help of her book Made for Living, offering friendly advice on everything from finding the perfect shade of paint to choosing a the right finish for new countertops. Unlike other design books on the market, this one will help you design a home that's made to be lived in.
Available from Amazon.co.uk
Sophie Roberts Studio
Artist and calligrapher Sophie Roberts works with inks, watercolours and emulsions to produce unique calligraphy pieces and artwork. Her flower pictures caught our eye – colourful blooms in lively arrangements on interesting tablecloth-swathed surfaces. A great present – especially to yourself!
Deborah Brett x Bertioli by Thyme
A collaboration between fashion writer and ceramic artist, Deborah Brett with founder and creative director of Thyme, Caryn Hibbert, has resulted in a unique collection of decorative and functional tableware. Deborah’s organic, playful aesthetic compliments the Bertioli by Thyme linens, designed by Caryn and inspired by nature. We love the large, curvy bowls with gold accents, too.
Available from TakeALittle.Thyme.co.uk
Penny Morrison interiors exude both spontaneity and sophistication, and her new rug collection will suit both modern contemporary and eclectically-styled spaces. The new rugs are hand-made by highly talented artisans from around the world, including India, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Colombia, while the antique rugs are specially sourced by the Penny Morrison team from their network of global suppliers. These one-of-a-kind patterns will complete your design scheme, complementing your furniture and accessories to bring the whole look together.
Originally from North Yorkshire, Sasha is a British contemporary artist now based in Amsterdam who finds most of her inspiration in nature. Her mixed-media artwork is abundantly colourful, using expressive techniques to showcase liberated female figures. Her shells and swimmers are especially captivating – a welcome addition to any wall.
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