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Tartan silks

It’s traditional Highland games season and silk specialists James Hare have launched a new collection of silk tartans in 73 authentic Scottish patterns, ranging from the monochrome …



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Zinc lamps

      



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Popham Design

We love Popham Design‘s Moroccan cement tiles, with their original take on geometric motifs inspired by Renaissance and Islamic designs. Grouped into four collections (scribbles & loops, …



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Damien Hirst wallpaper

At the last International Fine Art & Antiques Fair at Olympia, antique dealer Christopher Hodsoll had papered the walls of his stand in some of the medical-themed …



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The Tain mussel project

After the floral jockey jackets (see earlier post) we had to show you shell artist Blott Kerr Wilson’s amazing garments made from mussel shells. Her past projects …



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The Shepherd’s Return



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Floral jockey silks

Hard to believe that these colourful and theatrical outfits are made of flowers… They were among the treats at this year’s Chelsea Flower show, and are the …



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Out of the house

We loved Katharine Morling ‘s ‘Out of the House’ installation at this year’s Collect Fair. Made up of unglazed, almost life-size ceramic pieces, each with her signature …



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Quirky runners

Alternative Flooring have just launched their ‘Quirky’ Collection of British-made runners made on traditional Wilton looms but with bold new designs. There are spots, plaids, geometrics and …



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