Aizome Kosoen Studio 1/1 Japanese Indigo Dyeing

Trade Show inspiration

Travel is my greatest source of inspiration.  I'm a very visual person so I take loads of photos, and pick up printed pictures whenever something catches my eye. As you can imagine, visiting a trade show is like heaven from that

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Thank you H&H Cologne 2017!

H&H is the world's largest trade fair for creative handicrafts and hobbies supplies, and it takes place once a year in Cologne, Germany.  Around 16,000 visitors from 75 countries attended this year's event over 3 days at the end of

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Recently back from Budapest

On my way back from exhibiting at Maison&Objet in Paris I spent a few days in Budapest.  The show experience is always intense and demanding physically, mentally and energetically.  So my Budapest trip was a wonderful chance to wind down,

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Meat Madame Tricot

I was fortunate to visit H&H in Cologne, Germany in March this year.  The world's biggest trade show for yarn, haberdashery, etc. is predominantly a business-to-business selling show.  However there were some very inspiring artists around, one of whom goes

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Our first customer profile

How would I describe Tracy? In a word? Accomplished. Tracy is one of those amazing women who is always together – she is always well groomed, beautifully turned out, graceful and gracious. Everything she attempts in life is done well,

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Big in Japan

I was 12 years old in 1984 when “Big in Japan” the debut single by German band Alphaville was released. Their album Forever Young became deeply engrained in the fibres of my teenage being, and I can still remember the

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Better late than never

Our 12th day of Christmas blog post made it to Instagram but sadly not to the blog, until now that is. Holiday season is probably a distant memory for most of us, but the great part about that is the fun

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On the 9th day of Christmas we’re sending you inspiration

I’m almost out of steam and it’s not December 24th yet, yikes! So today’s post is short and sweet and some colour inspiration from Cape Town. In my mind mid-summer conjures up images of strong bright colours, but that wasn’t what