Arista is a project by mother and daughter duo Milagros Matos and Valentina Alvarado Matos. From Venezuela and Barcelona, Milagros and Valentina run this online store stocking unique creations by artisans from around the globe. We chat with them to find out more about how this interesting project started. Could you please introduce yourselves and tell us about your backgrounds? … Read More

A R Ceramics

A R Ceramics was founded by Andrea Roman, a Mexican product designer currently based in East London. Andrea’s pieces are hand thrown over the wheel and then trimmed, fired, glazed and fired again. We chatted with Andrea to find out more about what attracted her to ceramics, sources of inspiration and her ceramics subscription service The Breakfast Club. Studio images … Read More

Bleu de Chauffe x Calepino

We recently talked talked about leather accessories label Bleu de Chauffe and their collaboration with brush manufacturer Andrée Jardin. The French brand has now teamed up with one of our favourite notebook manufacturers, Calepino, to create Portfolio, a set of 3 memo notebooks protected by a tanned vegetable leather cover. Both companies are passionate about good design and craftsmanship, so … Read More


ODE TO A is a new London based design label founded by brand manager Noëlle Maxine Tierie and designer Sabrina Kraus López. The idea behind the label took shape after Sabrina travelled to Peru to learn from and work with the remote weaving community of Patacancha. Upon her return to London, Sabrina met Noëlle and started working on ODE TO … Read More