Archive of ‘Interviews & Studio Visits’ category


Inspiring Business: Skinflint

Frequently gracing the pages of the industry’s most beautiful interior magazines, Cornwall based company Skinflint are fast making a name for themselves as a key player in the restoration game with their characterful salvaged and rare vintage light fixtures. I’m always inspired by the progress of small businesses especially a husband and wife team – because working together […] Read more…


Inspiring Business: Sparrow and Co.

I spend my life trawling beautifully designed sites packed with a plethora of covetable products – but sometimes the sheer volume of options is overwhelming. Once in a while I come across a store that captures my attention with its quiet confidence. I have been an admirer of Scottish homeware brand Sparrow and Co. for […] Read more…


Inspiring Business: Re-Found Objects

Re-Found Objects  founded by Simon Young and Jenny Vaughan is a business I have watched grow from a small mail order company in rural Northumbria to a much sought after design brand featured regularly in top design magazines, establishing pop-ups in London and over a year-long concession at Liberty. I remember interning at Elle Decoration many […] Read more…


Alv Textiles

      Sometimes an email pops into your inbox that gives you that, ‘I’m on the cusp of discovering something big’ feeling, which is thrilling for any journalist. The last time I felt this was when I met a young Fiona Douglas touting her sublime wares at a small trade show in London – and now […] Read more…

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