Cushions of the week: Indigo pillows by Clover

When founder of Clover, Samantha Petrie, got in touch the other day, let’s just say I was a teensy weensy bit excited. I know Clover’s brand well: whilst they’re US based, they stock a range of gorgeous products for the home, made by artisans around the world. In a nutshell, by supporting their artisans’ crafts and communities, Clover strives to…

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Think ethical = boring? Five kick-ass brands to prove you wrong

Some days I just want to scream. I was reading an article the other day about business branding (because, you know, I know how to party..!). Anyway, the point the author made was that it is unhelpful for a business to include the word ‘ethical’ in its branding because people associate it with being boring. Ugh. Maaaaaaaan how frustrating! Years ago, it…

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Cushion of the week: the OTO cushion by ANIZA

There is sometimes a perception that ethical or socially responsible products are boring, overly bohemian, or just lacking in style. I know, I know, it’s nonsense, right? Well, today’s cushion of the week – the OTO cushion by ANIZA – totally puts that silliness to bed. This cushion is all of the above good things, and none of the above bad things. It’s all…

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Cushion of the Week: the Lin Cushion by Kalinko

Well hello there and happy Friday. How has your week been? Mine has been, well, mixed. It started with a migraine and ended up with a pulled muscle in my lower back. Hardly ideal! But Wellington has seen some sunshine this week and the books I ordered arrived, so overall I can’t complain. C’est la vie and all that. Right, time…

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