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Sep 1
Sep 1

SPOTTED – the Factorylux Eco-Filament bulb by Urban Cottage Industries

Tweet We are often faced with decisions as designers. Some large, some small – but decisions none the less. As we specialise in industrial styled interior design, we tend to favour the bare bulb aesthetic, with braided fabric cable and metal fixings and fittings. But, when we are working with a client to create a […]

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Fixperts and Sugru fixing Party 4
Sep 0
Sep 0

Monday musings – the power of fixing – again…

Tweet Today on Monday musings, (and tomorrow as we are splitting what would otherwise be a very long post) we have a little run down of the activities we took part in last week for the wonderful London Design Festival, which unsurprisingly all had a bit of a tilt towards sustainable design and fixing and […]

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Sep 0
Sep 0

Monday Musings – what we are doing at the London Design Festival…

Tweet Today on Monday Musings we have a couple of little announcements about what we are up to for the London Design Festival – which properly gets underway today. A celebration of all things design, the capital buzzes every September with activities, exhibitions, displays, workshops and talks and this year we are very pleased to […]

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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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Sep 0
Sep 0

monday musings – the contextual narrative of the Jerwood…

Tweet Sometimes it is good to do things on the spur of the moment, and yesterday was one such day. The sun was shining – the last hurrah of summer – and so with nothing else planned, a trip was hatched to visit Hastings, and specifically, the Jerwood Gallery which had an exhibition by Quentin […]

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Sep 0
Sep 0

Wednesday walls – a hexagon facade…

Tweet Regular readers of The Ecospot will know how much of an obsession we have with all things hexagonal. We have written about the lovely hexagon here, here and here and my own watch is the white hexagonal Kisai Spider. So, we are always delighted when we see the joy of hex spreading around a little. […]

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Sep 0
Sep 0

SPOTTED – The Butterfly Project at Kings Framers, Lewes…

Tweet Last weekend we had to travel over to Lewes to pick up a few bits for the new studio, so took the time to have a bit of a wander around. We always head to Kings Framers as they invariably have a lovely shop window to tempt us with prints, but we were very […]

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Sep 0
Sep 0

Monday musings – the power of materials in design…

Tweet It has been quite marvellous just how many excellent programmes have been on the gogglebox recently about design, the context of design and the design process. And very interesting programmes too – we have had an insight into the linking of psychology and design with The Men Who Made Us Spend and last week […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

weekend colour inspiration – neon and grey trainers…

Tweet For today’s weekend colour inspiration we are looking very close to home – namely, with my new trainers – a bright vision in neon and grey. We know that these are not going to be to everyone’s taste, but my goodness we love them. These are the Nike ID version of the Free Run +2’s, […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

SPOTTED – recycled plastic taxidermy light…

Tweet When creating a modern, eclectic interior, there are a few ingredients which are rather popular. Mismatched furniture unified with one colour, raw materials (timber and metal in particular) and for some, a piece of taxidermy or a skull or two. We have a pair of antlers that were inherited from a relative plus a […]

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