Supplier of the Week: Innermost

They describe themselves as being as “British as London itself” and we would definitely say we agree, having discovered their showroom gin bar earlier this year! Stepping away from the gin, you discover the tradition and vibrancy that makes up the Innermost lighting and furniture designs and is reflected even further by their fun and approachable team. We…

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What is a sustainable product?

Our sourcing assistants are often asked to recommend products that are ‘sustainable’. One of the biggest issues we face is actually defining what constitutes a sustainable product.  With so many variables and a lack of universal measure of what sustainable is, it’s pretty hard to compare the environmental impact of different products (despite everyone’s best intentions!).…

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A day with Benchmark and Solomon&Wu

We recently joined forces with eporta brands Benchmark and Solomon&Wu to deliver a full day CPD at Benchmark‘s workshop in the tranquil English countryside. Benchmark‘s co-founder Sean Sutcliffe started the day with an interactive talk on how wood is coloured, followed by Solomon&Wu‘s founder, Jake, wowing the audience with a demonstration of how their Elenite…

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Supplier of the week: Missana

This week’s spotlight is on Missana who we met at the Salone in Milan two years ago.  Based in Spain – their products are designed by a wide range of makers. We spoke to Cuatro Cuatros, one of their most popular designers who showed us a number of projects where their products have recently been used. The…

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