Adam Ross is a ceramicist using traditional ceramic forms as a means of sculptural exploration. He creates both sculpture and tableware each with their own unique quirks and personalities. Having trained in his craft from a young age, Adam graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 2009 and now works from his studio in London. His collection is made from black stoneware clay which goes through a process of being thrown, faceted and then distorted while still soft on the wheel.
Alessi is a design house based in Italy, it has been responsible for some of the most iconic objects found around the home and office since the early 20's. It has collaborated with various designers from practices ranging from architecture to product engineers. Alessi's ability to merge the fun with the practical gives its objects lasting charm and sentiment that we love.
Bruno Munari was a prolific Italian artist, designer and inventor associated with the Futurist, Modernist and Concrete Art movements – and best known for his experimental children's books, foam toys, futuristic light fittings and cube-shaped ashtrays. The idea of play as an essential component to creativity informs much of his work.
CYRE is a London-based brand that explores memory through scent and collaboration. Its indulgent candles are made from natural oils to create multi-layered sensorial landscapes, traversing the real and unreal, past and present.
Copito is a project by artist, natural dyer and multidisciplinary maker Clara Infante, who is based near Barcelona, Spain. Her work is defined by a slow and thoughtful approach to hand-making.
Daisak is a Kyoto-based ceramic artist making whimsical, retro-inspired objects and figurines. His work borrows nostalgic imagery from childhood, and references Japan’s Western-style cafés and cuisine.
Dent-De-Leone is a publishing house that creates art and design books, zines and objects designed by London-based collective, Åbäke. It was co-founded by designers and artists Martino Gamper and Gemma Holt, and Åbäke members Kajsa Ståhl and Maki Suzuki in 2007.
Siri Skillgate is a ceramic artist who works under the moniker Dum Keramik. Her creations are characterised by their idiosyncratic, uneven edges and a whimsical expression that's influenced by their handmade production process. Dum Keramik is based in Malmö, Sweden.
Enzo Mari was an Italian industrial designer and artist known for his simple but poetic interpretations of functional objects, including children's puzzles, calendars, and traffic bollards. His clever designs are characterised by their clean, minimal lines, a tactile handling of humble materials and a desire to create beautiful objects for everyone.
Frama is a Danish design practice that merges the imaginative with the practical, delivering an incredibly honest and warm aesthetic for the home and beyond. Their offer ranges from bodycare, scents to furniture and interior design.
Award-winning independent skincare company Haeckels specialises in nourishing beauty products made from seaweed, and wild fragrances procured from local botanicals. Haeckels’ natural products are all tested in their Margate lab.
Hato Press is an independent publishing house established in 2009. It produces books, zines and other objects in collaboration with artists; exploring people, play, culture and community in unexpected ways. And, of course, it’s a longstanding part of the HATO family.
Inès Bressand's craft based approach is a considerate practice that results in objects that are minimal and eclectic; with a sensitively applied playful edge. Her preoccupation with nature and humanness are underlying qualities that ground her work.
An ode to enduring design and uncompromising quality, Klay is a homeware and apparel brand from Aotearoa, NZ, that advocates for the dignity and joy provided by investing in considered objects. With profound respect for every step of the making process, each piece is lovingly handcrafted and designed to withstand the rigours of life while bringing joy to your home.
Kentaro Okawara is a Tokyo-based graphic artist working across paintings, sculpture, books, streetwear and other collaborations. Featuring bold characters and bright colours, his artworks often depict interactions and observations from his daily life.
La Soufflerie is a non-profit association of glassblowers founded by Sébastien and Valentina Nobile in Paris. It began in 2007, producing vases using recycled glass for florists. Since then, the collective has expanded its enterprise to encompass a range of handmade glassware and lifestyle items. The design reflects their interest in ancient techniques, made with a unique Parisian flair.
In 2016, LeeeeeeToy made their first creation -"大地之子Earthly" inspired by their experimental life in a playful furnace built in their living space – Earth. They develop their artistic interest as they sculpt and produce an all-possible soft vinyl world. Their toys transform your mind while injecting a healthy dose of fun to give you a perfect balance. Born & based in Hong Kong, Lewa and Lego founded “LeeeeeeToy” in 2016, producing 100% hand-made and hand-crafted art toy collectibles that quickly gained a devoted cult following. From design to product execution to exquisite vintage packaging, LeeeeeeToy’s creations proudly carry on Hong Kong’s glorious 1960s and 1970s legacy as a world-class and globally respected toy manufacturing city.
Magniberg is a bedwear brand with a multilateral approach based in Stockholm, Sweden. After careers in the fashion industry, founders Bengt Thornefors and Nina Norgren partnered to find a new expression in bedwear, establishing Magniberg in 2016. The brand is steeped in cultural references, imagination and emotional aesthetics. It is about craftsmanship, with an insistence on sourcing only the best-quality fabrics.The collection is defined by Bengt and Nina's fashion-orientated approach, an emphasis on each person dressing their bed with individuality. Magniberg bedwear is designed to be mixed and matched, combining textures and colours according to personal preference.
Martino Gamper is an Italian designer celebrated for his reinterpretations of antique furniture and everyday objects, and well known for the iconic project 100 Chairs in 100 Days. He is based in east London, where he works across exhibition, interior and product design.
Michael Marriott is a London-based designer and maker whose practice revolves around an innovative use of everyday materials. His DIY approach to manufacturing techniques and ‘readymades’ results in playful, one-of-a-kind household objects. He is focused primarily on designing furniture, interiors and installations.
Miwa Ito is a glassblowing artist from Osaka, Japan. Ito’s highly tactile glass objects in enchanting hues are inspired by pop culture and her childhood memories of cartoons, movies and toys.
Nieves is an independent publishing house based in Zurich, Switzerland, specialising in artists' books and zines. Its logo, a friendly ghost designed by its founder, graphic designer Benjamin Sommerhalder, captures its playful essence.
Rio Kobayashi is a maker and designer based in London. Before setting up his own studio and workshop he worked with international design studios in Milan, Berlin, Innsbruck and Paris. Working with hands and creating runs in Rio Kobayashi’s family. Encouraged at home, Rio's works can be interpreted as an exploration of his identity. They convey the complexity of his Asian and European heritage and thus have a narrative inspired by cultural experiences, colour, art, natural elements and animals
SOCKSSS is a Stockholm label that makes high-quality socks from natural materials. Their characterful, richly detailed designs are made with long-lasting materials – and they’re super soft.
Troy Town is a Hoxton-based ceramic studio and workshop dedicated to radical pottery. Founded by artist and ceramicist Aaron Angell in 2014, it provides residencies and workshops for artists, inviting them to explore traditional and innovative pottery techniques. It is the home of Hoxton Gardenware, a youth-led not-for-profit enterprise producing small-batch terracotta gardenware.
Waste Yarn Project
Waste Yarn Project is an initiative that repurposes surplus yarn to create one-of-kind knitwear. These unique knits embrace serendipity, while addressing the impact of the knitwear industry on the environment. Each knit is handmade by artisans and takes approximately 12 hours to make, from start to finish.
Xenia Telunts is a Moscow-born fashion designer who makes gender-neutral utilitarian clothing with a new point of view. She is based in England, where she uses local manufacturing and low-waste techniques, putting ethics and sustainability front and centre. Her eponymous label was founded in 2017.
YUME YUME is an Amsterdam-based design collective creating Japanese-inspired footwear. Their imaginative designs are created for those who want to make original, conscious style statements rather than simply stepping into a ready-made world. YUME YUME borrows its name from the Japanese word for 'dream’.