Posts tagged with ‘Design’

  • Apr032019
    Linda Bloomfield at her pottery wheel in her West London studio.

    Why stories matter: ethical shopping for natural interiors

    Stories give products and interior designs an overall consistent theme. In Swedish, we call this the invisible “röd tråd”, literally,…

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  • Mar062019
    Women holding hands, with a white flower between them. In the background are mountains and low clouds. This image represents women and friendship. Photo by Evan Kirby on unsplash.com.

    Inspiring Women in Business: International Women’s Day

    This Friday is International Women’s Day, so I’d like to give a big high-five to women in business; the modest…

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  • Feb132019
    A cabin in the woods. Peace and tranquility in extreme weather excites and calms the soul. Image by Mauro Zamarian on Unsplash.com.

    A cabin in the Woods: 5 of the best

    Why does a cabin in the woods speak to our senses so deeply? Think about the times when you felt…

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  • Feb012019
    The Pelin scarf also drapes beautifully as a striped throw and is a lightweight and quick drying towel for the bathroom or beach. This Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, are you hoping for eco friendly gifts that are kind to both you and the planet?

    Eco friendly gifts for her : Valentine’s Day & Mother’s Day

    This Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, are you hoping for eco friendly gifts that are kind to both you and…

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  • Dec182018
    This year, give yourself a break from fighting with sellotape and paper that won’t cut or fold evenly. Instead, make an eco friendly, beautiful, simple and quick Furoshiki wrap. A beautiful wrap can be a gift in itself.

    How to make a knot wrap – Japanese Furoshiki wrap

    Eco gift wrapping is finally starting to get some respect, no least with the Japanese furoshiki knot wrap. This year,…

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  • Dec122018
    Pillowy snow in morning light, Sweden, close to winter solstice. Photo by Anna Sjostrom Walton, Chalk & Moss.

    Winter Solstice – kitchen textiles for shortest day of the year

    Winter solstice, or midwinter, marks the shortest day of the year and when the sun sits lowest at midday. In…

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  • Nov212018

    Shop small on Green Friday – Indie Friday – Small Business Saturday

    In the midst of hysteria around Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there are some great initiatives out there the likes…

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  • Sep262018
    Nature connected design at Top Drawer, curated by Chalk & Moss.

    Best Nature Connected Homeware Design at Top Drawer

    Nature connected homeware design, to me, means a return to simplicity. Raw, honest and long-lasting materials in natural colours and…

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  • Sep052018
    Sophie Conran interview at Top Drawer with Anna Sjostrom Walton from Chalk & Moss: HOW TO COMBINE ENTREPRENEURSHIP & CREATIVITY TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS

    Top Drawer: Nature Trend & Sophie Conran on Creativity

    Briefly, I wanted to say how honoured and excited I am at my involvement with this year’s Top Drawer London.…

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  • Jul122018
    Homeware products for Plastic Free July, with great alternatives to plastic bags, packaging and household cloths.

    How’s Plastic Free July Going? Your Tips & Product Guide is Here

    Plastic Free July is already well under way! This initiative, aiming to encourage the reduced use of plastics, started in Australia in…

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  • Jun202018

    Just a Card week – Your support means the world

    We’re half way through Just a Card week. In case you’ve missed it, #justacard is a campaign to encourage people…

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  • Apr042018
    Elle Decoration's selection of the UK's best homeware websites includes Chalk & Moss (chalkandmoss.com). The feature notes the homeware and furniture's nature connection, made with natural materials, textures and references. They particularly note cheese plant prints by Dollybirds Art, pale pink ceramic vessels by Linda Bloomfield and handcrafted wooden furniture by up-and-coming designer-maker John Eadon.

    UK’s best homeware websites – Elle Decoration features Chalk & Moss

    Best homeware websites by Elle Decoration I’m excited that Elle Decoration UK has featured Chalk & Moss as one of…

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  • Jan302018
    Tom Dixon and IKEA have collaborated on the Delaktig collection, released 9th February 2018. Shortly following the death of Invar Kamprad, IKEA's founder.

    IKEA and Tom Dixon take on the HACK – DELAKTIG

    In the wake of IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad’s passing, comes a collaboration with Tom Dixon said to revolutionise the sofa.…

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  • Jan042018

    Ice Hotel Room Scheme in Full – A Rich Seam

    ICEHOTEL Sweden #28 is now open for the 2017-18 season, and, if you’ve followed the making series on Chalk &…

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  • Dec192017
    Monstera design as ice sculptures at ice hotel

    ICEHOTEL in Swedish Lapland now open for 2017-18 Season!

    The 28th edition of the famous ICEHOTEL in the Swedish Lapland has now opened its doors for the 2017-18 season!…

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  • Dec172017
    A geometric hole structure in the ice sculpted ICEHOTEL in Sweden

    ICEHOTEL Sweden 2018: The Final Build Phase

    Today we continue our exclusive look into the making of the 2018 ICEHOTEL Sweden. In case you missed the first…

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  • Dec142017
    Large wreath for a Swedish Christmas: Magical oversized candle Christmas wreath

    Decorate for a Natural Swedish Christmas

    A Swedish Christmas savours natural smells, soft materials, mood lighting and lots of greenery. Here’s a selection of ways to…

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  • Dec072017
    homeware online that is biophilic design centred. Homewares, home decor, soft furnishings, furniture, lighting and lifestyle accessories now available on chalkandmoss.com.

    Natural furniture, lighting and homeware online now!

    Biophilic design online shop now open! You can now buy biophilic design accessories, furniture, lighting and homeware online in the…

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  • Oct032017
    IKEA HAY collection YPPERLIG Sleeper sofa, coffee table, vase

    The new IKEA Hay collection designs you need to see!

    The much anticipated IKEA Hay collection has finally hit IKEA stores this week! Swedish powerhouse IKEA and respected Danish design…

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  • Sep272017
    London Design Festival was green this year! London Design Fair placed a large number of plants around the show to help guide visitors and make them happy.

    London Design Festival Trends: 21 Botanical Designs

    London Design Festival is now a wrap. Without a doubt, biophilic design and botanical influences were high on the agenda…

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  • Sep072017
    Every part of this Norwegian log cabin is put to good use to make inhabitants comfortable.

    Log cabin – The heart and soul of Norwegian life

    The log cabin seems to form the heart and soul of Norwegian life. Having travelled around this remarkable country over…

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  • Jul202017
    Living in an apartment doesn't mean you can't have trees! Even if your access to nature is restricted by city living, the residents in these apartments gain a natural perspective.

    The Future of Design: Climate and Wellbeing as an Opportunity

    The future of design presents us with an opportunity for Positive Mental Attitudes, with regards to climate change and, importantly,…

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  • Jul112017
    Norwegian cabin that surrounds you wilderness.

    Norwegian Cabin: Manshausen Island Resort

    I was struck by this magnificent Norwegian cabin resort during my research into the country’s wilderness. The Manshausen Island Resort lies…

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  • Jul072017
    Green kitchen with plants for a biophilic environment. photographed by Henrik Nero

    Green Kitchen – A Unique Stockholm Apartment

    This green kitchen really caught my eye! I have a natural tendency to incorporate lots of white and light in…

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  • Jun282017
    Tillandsia Cacticola airplant by Monti by Monti

    House & Garden Fair 2017 Roundup: Gardens, Plants, Accessories and more!

    The House & Garden fair, known as the House & Garden Festival, has just taken place at London Olympia. There…

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  • Jun142017
    The outdoor sauna was specially commissioned for Kiruna as a place to bring the community together. A town displaced by the iron ore mining industry, the sauna is intended as a place to meet, socialise and discuss. The Solar Egg, perched in the spectacular northern landscape.

    Outdoor Sauna: Key Role in a Swedish Community

    The outdoor sauna is central to the social lives of many Scandinavians. No less so than for the residents of Kiruna,…

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  • May262017
    To make the exhibition space at Clerkenwell Design Week more comfortable and inviting, Bert Frank lighting company opted for a biophilic approach with lots of plants and plant motifs.
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    Clerkenwell Design Week: 2017 Highlights from a Natural Perspective

    This week has seen delights from Clerkenwell Design Week in London, so I wanted to share some of the highlights…

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