Monthly Archives: June 2009

Protest Camp

A few weeks ago, at Spikes birthday party,  in Hackney’s much loved but often overlooked Springfield Park I ran into Sarah one of my customers.  It is the beginning of festival season and as Spike and his band of merry four year olds dipped in and out of the picnic tent and generally tore around the park […]

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Cherry Blossom

Just before  I started to decorate Olive’s new bedroom I had spent a week in Japan researching for a new collection during my time as a footwear designer at Red or Dead.  I have never quite managed to be in Tokyo to experience the beginning of the cherry blossom season but it is way up there on […]

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Japanese Press

We received a great new book in the post yesterday all the way from Japan.  It is Tatsumi Publishing Co’s new book on London living .  It shows a great selection of houses and flats that belong to some of Londons most exciting independent retailers and designers.  I love that the houses aren’t a cliche full of must […]

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Bespoke Name Cushions

  One of the things that I thought I would miss when I left  Red or Dead was the opportunity to  develop products and to collaborate with brillant designers and illustrators.    I am grateful that so many designers want to talk to me about their ideas for children’s products.  When Gina Lely came to see me with her […]

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