Loyalty and the High Street

We recently came across the Just a Card campaign, pioneered by artist and designer Sarah Hamilton. Supported by Mollie Makes and The Design Trust, the campaign aims to highlight how important every sale is to independent retailers, even if it is ‘just a card’. The campaign calls on the creative and retail communities to raise

Interview With Wyatt and Jack

Based on the Isle of Wight, Wyatt and Jack creates unique, sustainable bags and accessories from re-purposed fabrics. With striking beach-inspired designs, their products are British-manufactured and made to last. Today we’re speaking to owner Georgia about what inspires this quintessentially British brand. What inspired Wyatt and Jack? It’s weird, I wouldn’t say there was

Retailers want to buy British!

The Repatriation of UK Textiles Manufacture report by The Alliance Project Team was published yesterday. It is the most in depth study of the UK textile manufacturing industry for 20 years, detailing responses from 200 manufacturers and 16 retailers. The Alliance Project was established to examine the potential for repatriating textiles manufacturing to the UK

Exploring Spring Fair 2015

Last week we visited Spring Fair 2015 at the NEC Birmingham. It was great to find The Design Quarter and Design Lab areas which were amass with British makers and designers. We thoroughly enjoyed talking to people about their work and we’re looking forward to inviting many of them to become producers for The Great