The sixth episode of our Sustainable Interiors series is with glassware painter Emma Bestley from Move Over Magnolia. You could say Move Over Magnolia started when Emma was just 13 years old after being inspired in her favourite art shop with some glass paint. Even since then, Emma has been sourcing second hand glassware from charity shops to flea markets, bringing them back to life with her signature painting style. I got to visit Emma's colourful studio this summer, talking to her about where she takes inspiration from, how she turned her passion into a successful sustainable business and why the rental industry in interiors is the way forward. Watch this episode as well as the entire series on the website now or follow the...
The fifth episode of our Sustainable Interiors series is Parkside's Sales Design Director at Parkside, James Journet. Parkside make beautiful architectural tiles with a desire to make everything they do more sustainable. Having had an in-house Sustainable Council working behind the scenes for nearly 4 years, Parkside make sure that the things they can change, change and things that need to be worked on and are worked on. Learning about the history of tiles, to the sustainable elements incorporated into this durable material and taking a deep dive into one of the most unsustainable industries - construction. This is a real eye opener into business who are promoting sustainably in every touch point. WATCH THE EPISODE HERE
The fourth episode of our Sustainable Interiors series is with Alex Willcock from luxury furniture designer Maker&Son. Maker&Son are making waves in the sofa world through their desire and passion to do things differently. They use 100% natural materials that have been sourced locally and apply traditional methods to create a sofa that will last a lifetime. Alex's commitment to have greater traceability on each element of the making process is a fascinating insight into what goes into creating a Maker&Son product. From his relationship with farmers to not following fashion trends, we get the inside scoop on what goes on behind close doors! WATCH THE EPISODE HERE
The second episode of our Sustainable Interiors series is with The Headboard Workshop Founder and Director Euan Kelway-Bamber. The Headboard Workshop launched in a garage in London where Euan designed, made and sent out handmade headboards. Twenty five years later the company has grown massively, but the heart and ethos remains the same. Beautifully, handcrafted products, made sustainably in the UK. This episode is a real insight into why now, more than ever, it's so important to make environmentally changes to your life and what these could be. WATCH THE EPISODE HERE