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welcome to the ecospot - we are still here with posts below but making a few changes (which is happening LIVE), so please bear with us. cheers all.
claire potter design studio 3 featured
Oct 0
Oct 0

second Eco Open Houses weekend flies by…

Tweet It feels like ages ago now, but last weekend we opened our studio once more for the second Eco Open Houses tours in Brighton to another raft of visitors. Plus, as well as people that had come specifically to see us at the studio, there were loads of people who just happened to be […]

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Intrepid Camera Co
Oct 1
Oct 1

the Intrepid Camera – creating a storm on Kickstarter…

Tweet There are times in design that everything slots into place with a project. The research is there, the materials are right, the context is correct and the positioning is perfect. Things are elegant and considered. The project looks stunning and essentially – works – which is what turns a product from being good to […]

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studio loo front
Oct 2
Oct 2

first eco open houses tour weekend a success…

Tweet We have been a little bit quiet over here on the ecospot over the last week or so. There are many reasons for this – for one, we were having a bit of a major design overhaul (and we hope you like the new look!) and as well as having a digital redesign we […]

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espalier apples alliums and box 1
Oct 1
Oct 1

Wednesday walls – espalier apples, alliums and box…

Tweet Today on Wednesday walls we are giving you a very brief peek at our new studio, which is finally taking shape and will be open very soon for the Brighton Eco Open Houses tours in the middle of this month. It is an old public toilet that we have converted into a new design […]

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Sep 0
Sep 0

weekend colour inspiration – ball fairy lights from Cable and Cotton…

Tweet Today on Weekend Colour Inspiration we have something a little different for you. Usually we have an inspirational image, scheme or colour combination that can be used and interpreted in your own way, regardless of what sort of space you have, but today, we are looking at a product that can bring a real […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

SPOTTED – looking up at Brighton Museum…

Tweet Last Bank Holiday Monday, we decided that we would have a day off, so of course, it rained in supposed Biblical amounts. And even though it was very tempting to just sit in and read, we thought we would venture out to do a typical rainy day activity in Brighton – we went to […]

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Jul 0
Jul 0

monday musings – Natwest Venus Awards Brighton and Sussex…

Tweet Ok. We are doing a little bit of trumpet blowing today. Last week, on a blisteringly hot day in Brighton, we went to the Grand for afternoon tea with the Natwest Venus Awards for Brighton and Sussex. We were delighted that we had been nominated for the awards in the Green Business category and […]

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brighton beach hut
Jul 0
Jul 0

weekend colour inspiration – a Brighton beach hut…

Tweet Well, not Brighton. Hove actually. But even still, when you are looking for colour inspirations, the beach huts of Brighton and Hove take a bit of beating – particularly if you are not shy of a bit of colour. The main colour of the beach huts are closely regulated (the green that everyone has […]

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pink and grey fish
Jul 0
Jul 0

weekend colour inspiration – pink and grey

Tweet Today on weekend colour inspiration we are looking at yet another colour combination that includes grey, but we are mixing it up a bit today with a bit of pink. Now, we are not well known for our love of pink. At all. But, in the right context and with the right tones, you […]

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Jul 0
Jul 0

SPOTTED – the Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft

Tweet Last week we trotted up to the rather beautiful village of Ditchling, which sits on the northern side of the South Downs just above Brighton to attend a lecture by Simon Garfield about type. As well as looking forward to the lecture, we were also itching to see the buildings of the Ditchling Museum […]

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