• Weaving experiments

    Making Friday: Proceeding with weaving

    As you can see by these ratty attempts laid out like a barn cat’s trophies, I’ve been fiddling around with weaving on little looms at home for a while now. I’ve learned a bit on my own, but after visiting the Cape Guild of Weavers’ show a couple of weeks ago, I realised it was …

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  • Making Friday DWS

    Making Friday: Decorating with Scissors

    Ever done any decorating with scissors? It doesn’t involve moving furniture, painting walls or heavy lifting of any kind at all. All it needs is a magazine image that you like, some coloured paper, glue and scissors, and there you have it! It’s all just about looking in a noticing kind of way at what …

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  • TMH Passivhaus Herds CU

    Herds in the wild

    Not long ago, I met afan in our shop, and she told me about her daughter’s home in Stockport, where they’ve used our Herds fabric in the kids’ room. The curtains look fabulous… and so does the rest of this beautiful (and super-useful eco-friendly) home. Find a Herds pillow here, fabric by the metre here, and …

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  • AD Spain

    In Barcelona

    My heart actually jumped when I saw this pic on the AD Spain instagram feed (my most revered magazine of them all), because that gorgeous Knoll chair is covered in our Aperture print! All this marvelousness is via the showroom of El Recibidor, in Barcelona.  Si, si, si!

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  • Roof Garden Mumbai WEB

    Adding Mumbai

    When we launched the Roof Garden design in three colourways last year, we named them after imaginary rooftop gardens across the world, in Cairo, Rio and Miami. Well, we decided to spice things up a bit, so we’ve added another colourway, this time named for an imaginary roof garden in… Mumbai!  Find three sizes of …

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  • paper tape

    Paper Tape

    In our ongoing efforts to reduce the amount of plastic that this business puts into the world, we’re trying to use less sticky tape. When we send wholesale orders, we’ve been taping the heck out of our boxes to keep a good tight seal, but… so much plastic! Our fabulous solution is this gummed paper …

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  • Skinny laMinx Headboards Diamond Fog

    We have headboards

    Our plan for 2018 is to make Skinny laMinx the most helpful place you’ve ever been. So, not only do we have loads of fabric choices, we’ll also help you complete the home decoration project that you’ve been hatching. First, it was lampshades made to order, then we introduced chairs in your choice of fabric, …

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  • Nanook

    Goodbye Nanook

    “People may surprise you with unexpected kindness. Dogs have a depth of loyalty that often we seem unworthy of. But the love of a cat is a blessing, a privilege in this world.” – Kinky Friedman

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  • Cave home via nowness

    Noticing arches

    One of the best ways for me to notice what I’ve been noticing is the Collections feature on Instagram. Once I start getting a sense that something has been catching my eye, I make a folder and start adding things, and then (of course) I start seeing more and more of that thing. It’s a …

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