With London Design Festival just around the corner this is one of the events that we are particularly looking forward to seeing. Ireland-based Makers and Brothers are coming to London for London Design Festival to show their wares at the SCP, Design Department Store. Run by two brothers, Jonathan and Mark Legge, the products featured are useful sorts of items – often locally handmade, highly functional and simple in their appearance. Read the rest of this entry »
My old employers over at London based design shop SCP have just introduced some beautiful new lotions and potions from a brand called Blodwen. Based in Cardigan Bay in Wales, Blodwen champion the use of natural ingredients, local craftsmanship and the revival and preservation of traditional Welsh skills.
All of the ingredients are carefully selected and the processes are in keeping with tradition – the Wild Rose skincare range uses just-opened rose petals from a hillside farm in Cilcennin that are distilled in darkness for 6 months to extract their potent oils.