India

29
SEP
2017
Cork cabinet by Migaloo Home

New designs made from cork at London Design Festival

London Design Festival highlighted a number of designers and makers who are breaking new ground with mindfully sourced materials and more sustainable production. One of the key trends I noticed were the innovative approaches to cork in contemporary furniture and homeware design.... Read More →
04
OCT
2013

Vintage sari bracelets

These gorgeous bracelets are made from vintage Indian saris and interwoven with gilded chain.  The stacked bracelets are made by Greensewn and come in a range of styles and colours with prices ranging from £19.50-£51.  Purchase now via Fab. Images via Fab Read More →
29
APR
2012

Hand painted chairs from Plümo

Love these upcycled wooden chairs available to buy from Plümo.  They are hand painted in Northern India with vibrant flowers, foliage and birds by local craftspeople on a fairtrade basis. Image via Plümo Read More →
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13
DEC
2011

Leftover Studio upcycled bags

If Christmas gift ideas are a bit thin on the ground, take inspiration from Leftover Studio, a New Delhi based company who make modern pieces from materials that get left behind. The Busee laptop bag pictured above is made from thick tractor inner tyre tubes accented with top... Read More →
17
JUL
2011

Hot off the Press

Hats off to Holstee who have created the Original Upcycled Wallet made from upcycled plastic bags and newspapers collected from the streets of Delhi.  They have also teamed up with a non-profit organisation that helps individuals often referred to as ‘rag pickers’ by... Read More →
01
JUL
2011

Dishoom Chowpatty Beach

If you’re heading down to the South Bank this weekend, be sure to check out Dishoom Chowpatty Beach. As part of the Festival of Britain the Covent Garden Indian restaurant Dishoom has opened a Bombay style pop-up cafe outside the South Bank Centre.  The cafe has been... Read More →