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Keith Brymer Jones – Designer Focus

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Keith Brymer Jones Designer Focus. Born in 1965 in London, his first introduction to the world of pottery came when he was just 11 when he made an Owl, from that point on he knew he wanted to be a potter. After a brief stint as the lead singer in the punk band The Wigs, Keith became an apprentice potter at the Harefield Pottery in London. Keith specialises in contemporary ceramics and has hand-made pottery for some of the UK's established retailers including Habitat, Monsoon & Laura Ashley. It was about 20 years ago that Keith started to develop his word mug range which is now available in over 80 designs. He was attracted to the simplicity of the words as he suffered from Dyslexia as a child and describes working with clay as a natural affinity as a result of his condidtion.

Keith is also well known as the emotional judge on the BBC's, Great Pottery Throw Down, were amateur potters battle it out to be crowned winner. Keith currently works as the Head o Design for MAKE International where he collaborates with other well known designers including scion Living, Bert & Bouy and Jane Foster.

We are delighted to bring you the first bucket mugs from the word range from Keith Brymer Jones, all priced at £13 each, these mugs make super gifts.

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Keith Brymer Jones

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KEITH BRYMER JONES WORD BUCKET MUGS

Stamped Word Bucket Mug in white by Keith Brymer Jones. Designed in the UK and crafted from the finest super white porcelain these standard bucket mugs have inlaid words in a classic typewriter font. Each mug has a capacity of 350ml and measures approx. 12.5cm x 10cm x 8cm.

Last Posting Dates for Christmas 2020

With Christmas almost upon us, it’s time to remind our customers of the Royal Mail recommended last posting dates for 2020.

Our cut off time for same day dispatch is 11am during this very bust period. Orders received after 11am may be dispatched the next working day.

UK 

Friday 18th December Small Parcels & Large Letters
Monday 21st December Tracked 48 Service
Tuesday 22nd December Tracked 24  Service

OUTSIDE OF THE UK

Friday 4 December Australia, New Zealand
Wednesday 9 December Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central and
South America, Far and Middle East
Thursday 10 December Canada, Cyprus, Malta
Friday 11 December Greece, Eastern Europe
(except Czech Republic, Poland and
Slovakia) and Turkey
Saturday 12 December Czech Republic, Finland,
Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA
Wednesday 16 December Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland,
Netherlands, Norway, Portugal,
Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Friday 18 December Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

Please note that these are not guaranteed. If you country is not listed or should you need any further information, please contact us.

Agent Provocateur – Designer Focus

Agent Provocateur Designer Focus.

Agent Provocateur was founded in 1994 by Joseph Corre (son of the British Fashion Designer, Vivienne Westwood) and his wife Serena Rees as a lingerie company. The first store was opened in Soho, London with Joseph as the product designer. The shop remained the sole outlet until 2007, when 80% of the company was bought by a private equity firm and a further 13 shops were opened and the brand expanded globally.

The product offering now includes swimwear, nightwear, accessories, clothing and bedding, where designs have been inspired by the iconic brand’s lingerie collections.

AGENT PROVOCATEUR HAVEN BEDDING RANGE

Agent Provocateur Haven Bedding Range, Duvet cover set including pillowcases & co-ordinating cushion. Crafted from a premium 100% cotton sateen with 300 thread count, this new Haven duvet and pillowcase set brings a luxurious, trend-led accent to any bedroom. An exclusive print of silver and bronze-toned leopards brings a dynamic energy to this olive-toned bedding set.  The co-ordinating luxe cushion is designed to perfectly coordinate with the Agent Provocateur Haven bedding set. Crafted with an irresistibly touchable velvet base, it’s decorated with glamorous crystal embellishment in a cheetah motif.

AGENT PROVOCATEUR LAURELIE BEDDING RANGE

Agent Provocateur Laurelie Bedding Range, Duvet cover set including pillowcases & co-ordinating cushion. The Laurelie bedding set features an exclusive Agent Provocateur botanical print, inspired by Marie Antoinette’s garden. Leaves, flowers and butterflies create a multi-dimensional, sumptuous pattern, whilst a 300 thread count cotton sateen base promises a luxuriously soft and smooth finish. Perfectly coordinating with the Laurelie bedding set, the Laurelie cushion embraces the same multi-dimensional botanical pattern. A velvet base and emerald fringing add suitably decadent finishing touches.

AGENT PROVOCATEUR MARLIE BEDDING RANGE

Agent Provocateur Marlie Bedding Range, Duvet cover set including pillowcases & co-ordinating cushion. Romantic dreams are sure to follow with the Marlie bed set. Designed with a hand-painted print of hydrangea blossoms, this silver-toned set features a duvet cover and two matching pillow cases, crafted from a smooth cotton sateen with a 300 thread count and a soft blush reverse. In classic Agent Provocateur style, this co-ordinating, luxurious cotton sateen cushion reveals a beguiling message. ‘Behind Closed Doors’. it is delicately embroidered across a sultry, charcoal-coloured base, finished with an elegant, ivory piped trim.

Follow us on Pinterest where we have a boards to inspire your home decor.

Wrendale Designs – Designer Focus

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Wrendale Designs Designer Focus.

Wrendale Designs started life on a kitchen table in the home of Hannah Dale in Melton Ross, Lincolnshire. Hannah had a diverse background including studying art at school before reading Zoology at Cambridge University and then a stint as a stockbroker in London. After marrying a Lincolnshire farmer and with a young baby, she needed to find an outlet for her artistic roots.

Inspired by the glorious Lincolnshire countryside outside her front door, Hannah started to paint hares; loving their expressive faces and wonderful personalities, these designs proved to be an immediate success. Her repertoire soon expanded and she began painting other animals.

It was then suggested to Hannah that she design some greeting cards... and Wrendale Designs was formed. Since then, the company has won numerous awards and supplies cards nationwide, as well as exporting all over the world. Wrendale also has a collaboration with Portmeirion which produces wonderful quality ceramic, textile and melamine items featuring Hannah's designs, and it has also branched out beyond cards to produce other stationery, tinware and a fab soft furnishings range.

As the business has grown, it has become very much a family affair and Hannah's husband Jack now runs the business, with a wonderful team enabling Hannah tofocus on what she enjoys most - the artwork.

WRENDALE DESIGNS CHINA BY ROYAL WORCESTER

Wrendale Designs fine bone china range, made by Royal Worcester includes the popular mug range including the 4 latest designs - Swimming School, Clowning Around, Marine Blue & Happy Crab, large gift boxed mugs, travel mugs and an extensive range of Country Kitchen tableware including the new sauce boat,  jugs, teapots and much more. All featuring the stunning illustrations by Hannah Dale.

WRENDALE DESIGNS FRAMED PRINTS & CANVASES

Illustrations to adorn your walls available in 2 formats, framed print and canvas. Trio framed prints are beautiful framed prints each feature 3 different designs and would look great in any room. The white frame includes an ivory mount and measures 610mm x 260mm overall. The picture can be hung horizontally or vertically. Canvas prints are taken from The Country Set images from the award winning artist Hannah Dale. Each canvas print measures 20cm x 20cm and is printed with eco friendly inks that are archival standard on 300 gsm polycotton canvas, a perfect gift for all Wrendale lovers alike.

WRENDALE DESIGNS TINWARE RANGE

Country Kitchen Storage Tin Range from Wrendale Designs. Featuring the best selling animal illustrations, Wrendale’s Country Kitchen tinware collection is the very best way to add a touch of the countryside to any home. These tins are extra durable and made from thick tin plate. Available in 2 colourways, traditional green and a more contemporary grey.

WRENDALE DESIGNS GARDEN RANGE

Wrendale Designs Gardening Collection Tins, Herb Pots & Accessories. From tools to storage, there’s something for every gardener in this gorgeous collection of Herb Pots, Tins, Kneeler and Gardening Accessories.

WRENDALE DESIGNS CUSHION RANGE

Wrendale Designs Cushions Countryside Animals – Feather Filled.  Beautiful cushions are available in different designs and sizes and are of the very best quality. With a co-ordinating design on the reverse & printed onto high quality cotton-linen blend fabric, meaning each cushion can be displayed in two different ways. All of the original artwork is by Hannah Dale of Wrendale Designs.

WRENDALE DESIGNS EVERYDAY BAGS & SATCHELS

Wrendale Designs Illustrated Bag – Everyday Bag or Satchel. These beautifully illustrated bags are perfect for shopping or lunch with friends. Stylish and practical, these bag features illustrations by Hannah Dale.

The Everyday Bag has a patterned background and a canvas pocket on the front featuring a larger illustration. Inside you will find lots of space to carry all of life’s essentials with a striped interior: another handy poker and zip top fastening. Each zip features embossed Wrendale branding and each bag has a sturdy base. Made from textured vegan leather and canvas.

The Satchel Crossbody Bag is perfect for life on the go. Features include an adjustable strap with the Wrendale branding and plenty of pockets inside. A great way to carry around a few essentials with you day to day. This bag has a colourful striped interior with a magnet fastening.

Available in 4 designs, Bee, Dog, Hare & Woodlanders.

WRENDALE DESIGNS CANDLE AND DIFFUSER RANGE

Wrendale Designs Range from Wax Lyrical includes a Reed Diffuser, Trinket Candle, Candle Jar & Gift Set. a 200ml refill for the reed diffuser is also available. Available in Woodland, Meadow & Hedgerow.

Reed Diffuser  – This quality ceramic vessel is adorned with a charming Wrendale illustration and has been designed to be reused once the fragrances has been enjoyed. This reed diffuser includes 200ml of fragrance and a set of reeds. Refill is also available.

Ceramic Trinket Candle – This quality ceramic trinket candle is adorned with a charming Wrendale illustration and has been designed to be reused once the fragrances has been enjoyed. This candle will burn for up to 32 hours.

Ceramic Candle Jar  – This quality ceramic candle jar is adorned with a charming Wrendale illustration and has been designed to be reused once the fragrances has been enjoyed. This candle will burn for up to 62 hours.

Ceramic Candle Gift Set – This pair of  ceramic trinket candles are adorned with a charming Wrendale illustrations – a product which has been designed to be reused once the fragrances has been enjoyed. Each candle will burn for up to 13 hours.

WRENDALE DESIGNS EVERYDAY BAGS & SATCHELS

Our stationery range from Wrendale Designs, perfect for any animal loving stationery addict! The range includes:

Notebook Wallet includes Illustrated Jotter Pad. A perfect on the go accessory for any stationery addict, these notebook wallets each have a handy zipped pouch to store paper, pens and pencils. They also include several pockets to store bank cards, a loop to hold a pen and comes complete with an illustrated A5 jotter pad. The flexible outer has a textured feel and is lined with  illustrated fabric. The wallet is kept closed with 2 press studs. Each wallet measures 165mm x 220mm when closed. Available in 3 designs, The Country Set, Flight of the Bumblebee & The Zoology Collection.

Little Notes Memo Block Note Paper by Wrendale Designs. These illustrated memo blocks each feature stunning artwork by Hannah Dale. Each block contains 600 sheets and measures approx. 115 x 110 x 80mm.  A perfect gift for and animal lover or yourself.

Pen Gift Boxed . Add an extra flourish to your writing with a pen from this lovely range of pens. Wonderful quality and with a lovely feel, the pen is heavy in your hand and writes beautifully. The pen comes presented in a gift box tube in the same design making a lovely gift. Pen measures approx.  126mm x 10mm, gift box tube approx. 140mm x 20mm. Available in 6 designs.

WRENDALE DESIGNS PET BEDS & TINWARE

Wrendale Designs Pet Beds & Tinware for Dogs & Cats. There’s no need to compromise on style or comfort with these pet beds from Wrendale Designs. Each bed is deep filled to ensure they keep their shape and illustrated with a mixture of illustrations from Hannah Dale. Finished with taupe textured lining, they are high quality and machine washable. A waterproof cover for the inner pad are available separately. The pet tinware collection includes bowls and food tins for both cats & dogs. Each is made from sturdy carbon steel & features a variety of illustrations. A great gift for any cat or dog owner.

Follow us on Pinterest where we have a boards featuring many of our products from the Wrendale Designs range.

Voyage Maison – Designer Focus

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Voyage Maison has been providing stunning interior collections since it was founded in 1998 in Scotland.  Their passion for fabric and design is reflected in their range of exquisite country inspired prints, seen on their range of bedding & curtains. With a vision to create and enhance the beautiful home with a fresh, artistic feel that is unique in look and represents a contemporary, country lifestyle.

Aspiring to be colourful and to bring a fresh airy feel to the home, Voyage Maison express their vision in soft watercolour painting and drawing brought to life in their own studio by a talented team of artists.  A substantial part of their collection is manufactured in the UK and they are firmly committed to support and develop local manufacturing.

Voyage Maison Bedding & Curtains

VOYAGE MAISON BEDDING

Luxury bedding, made from 100% Cotton, 220 Thread Count. All duvet cover sets come with matching pillowcases with additional pillowcases available to buy separately. Our current offering includes the Fedina, Roseum, Sarong & Spring Flight duvet cover sets.

VOYAGE MAISON CURTAINS

Stunning linen blend pencil pleat curtains in a range of sizes, lined with a 100% cotton lining. Our current range include Country Hedgerow & Ilinizas Poppy.