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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