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For many, gift giving is as much a part of Christmas as any other tradition. This means a considerable rise in the number of purchases of all sorts of items, from clothing and toiletries to electronics and our favourite festive treats. But this increase in spending can come with a downside, particularly when it comes to sustainability. There's one unexpected part of Christmas that may be having one of the biggest impacts on the environment, and it's paper receipts.
Posted: 29 December 2022
Astley Clarke is launching its new collection, named Ottima, which is said to be a celebration of 'self-expression and the divine energy of fine jewels.'
Four sides and four facets, the Ottima collection merges traditional cuts for transparent stones with a striking selection of semi-precious gems, imbued with richness and strength.
Studded white sapphires paired with accents of tonal enamel on sleek gold settings frame each stone. Mix or match stones and create geometrical layers with adjustable pendants.
Posted: 22 September 2022
Puckator has launched a selection of products for the festive period. The Winter Botanical range features floral illustrations of Christmas favourites, holly, pine, and mistletoe.The standout from the range is the brand new infuser mug design, ideal for snuggling up with a cuppa on those cold winter days. There's also plenty of new mug designs including ones from Kim Haskins and Jan Pashley, as well as some from the rather lovely in-house design ranges, Christmas Village and Christmas Nutcracker.
Posted: 6 September 2022
Thousands of retailers visited Autumn Fair, the UK's wholesale marketplace for Home, Gift, Fashion and Sourcing, yesterday at the NEC Birmingham to source new products from hundreds of exhibitors as well as enjoy a host of insightful and educational talks and inspirational catwalk shows. The show floor was buzzing throughout the day, and feedback from exhibitors highlighted the volume of quality orders being placed while visitors were delighted to discover so many exciting new brands and products.
Posted: 5 September 2022
Graphic design and illustration brand, Snowtap, has signed a deal with leading stationery and gift licensee, Blueprint Collections, to create a range of social stationery and gifts to launch in spring 2023. The news comes shortly after Snowtap was shortlisted for the Henries 2022 greeting card awards. The new range will feature the beautiful artwork from Snowtap, which includes illustrations in watercolour, line drawing and hand-drawn typography, with witty and motivational puns. The art takes inspiration from the natural world, and features a range of animals. Items in the Blueprint offering are set to include mugs, pencil cases, notebooks, pens, sunglasses cases, drinks bottles and more
Posted: 18 August 2022
Continuing its successful partnership with online interiors brand Surface View, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced the launch of a new collection of flora and fauna-themed prints that can be used for decorating children's bedrooms and play areas.
The prints are based on specially created designs from the RHS children's style guide, which develops designs inspired by artwork from the RHS Lindley Collections, the world's finest collection of botanical art. The Surface View service allows the prints based on these designs to be customised, cropped and scaled to customers' exact specifications to illustrate a wide range of home interior products, from murals, canvases and wall hangings to ceramic tiles and much more.
Posted: 27 July 2022
Woodlodge is teaming up with Pantone, the universal language of colour for designers, brands and manufacturers, for its latest licenced outdoor collection. Inspired by Pantone's most popular shades, this collaboration offers a contemporary and on-trend range of planters that will appeal to a wider range of consumers.
Buyers can get the first glimpse of this exciting partnership at Glee.
Featuring the instantly recognisable Pantone logo, the new portfolio will inject colour into sales areas and tap into the popularity of bold shades in the home.
Posted: 8 July 2022
Shoe brand Caprice has launched its new spring/summer collection 2023, which is influenced by a 'new lightness and feminine radiance.'
The variety of new styles combines natural casualness and exclusive design to create sporty elegance. The range follows the company's commitment to wearing comfort thanks to innovative technologies such as Climotion.
The City range in the Caprice collection is characterised by high levels of comfort and flexibility. The variety of different materials ranges from real Napa via velour to metallic leather. The smooth, high-quality deerskin in soft colour tones is distinctive and displayed in a selection of product groups. Patent leather is often combined with decorative elements. The materials are mixed with compositions of different leathers, sometimes with contrasting mesh insets.
Posted: 30 June 2022
Orkney jewellery designer Alison Moore has taken the plunge into homeware, creating a striking range of goods incorporating the stunning, award-winning underwater images she takes when diving in the seas around the islands.
The new collection includes vibrant jellyfish tote bags and sumptuous seaweed cushions, in addition to tea-towels and washbags. Each piece features one of Alison's photographs revealing Orkney's rich and colourful oceanic environment. More items are set to be added to the range in the coming months.
Posted: 15 June 2022
Help your customers to refresh their homes without breaking the bank, with bright, practical and eco-friendly accessories from Rex London.
This year promises to be big on colour, with our kitchens enjoying bold, vintage-inspired pops of colour against rich and earthy blues and greens. Rex London's stylish storage tins are ideal for organising utensils on open shelving, another big trend for kitchens in 2022.
New ranges in the kitchen collection this season include recycled cotton aprons (which are sold in fully recyclable cardboard tubes), food containers and salt & pepper tins, all carrying Rex London's unique, retro-style designs.
Posted: 8 June 2022