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Shake The Dust

Shake The Dust

About this time last year, getting cold and dark! I was getting ready to do the ELDS – a design show in Shoreditch. When the time finally came I arrived with my table and my lamp to be welcomed by a flurry of activity going  on in the stand next to me. Kathy Shenoy of … Continue reading

Blue and White Ceramics

Blue and White Ceramics

I remembered how much I love blue and white ceramics when I walked past a blue and white cornish stripey jug in the window of my local charity shop the other day. To celebrate this classic colour combination for ceramics here is an eclectic mix of examples both new and old. According to wikipedia cobalt … Continue reading

Solid Wood Versus Veneer

Solid Wood Versus Veneer

If you are on the lookout for good quality furniture you may be wondering whether it is better to buy solid wood or veneered. The fact is that neither one can be considered to be ‘better’ than the other. In the end it comes down to the suitability of each to the piece of furniture in … Continue reading