Ten no-fail interior design tips I’ve learned from style guru, Dabito

It’s hard to pin down exactly what he does because he’s multi-talented, but along with being the professional photographer for Justina Blakeney’s best selling book, The New Bohemians, Dabito is a stylist, printmaker, graphic designer and the blogger behind Old Brand New. His style mixes modern and vintage, boho neutrals with vivid bright colours, and the whole shebang is heavily…

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Why is ethical fashion more important than ethical interiors?

I don’t know how much international traction it has received, but today in New Zealand, Tearfund published its Ethical Fashion Guide 2017. It’s great. It rates New Zealand fashion retailers on the ethical practices in their supply chains to give consumers a chance to vote with their wallets and support brands that take things like human rights seriously over those that…

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Cushion of the Week: Mustard Mudcloth from YONDER.Living

I’ve finally taken photos of my latest purchase from one of my favourite UK online interior stores, YONDER.Living. Brimming with colourful products from around the world, YONDER.Living never fails to inspire me. I couldn’t resist their latest collection and was really taken with this mustard mudcloth cushion from Mali.  And yes, I may have bought some other things too, but let’s…

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The best ethical interiors shops in the UK

It shouldn’t be, but the fact is, it’s hard to find interiors that are guilt-free, with a focus on sustainability and social responsibility on the UK’s high streets. Heck – on high streets anywhere, really. But it’s OK, as I have you covered with this post on the best ethical interiors shops in the UK. You’re very welcome…now go get…

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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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