Bright new homeware for Spring
Monday, 9 March 2015 | SBC Shops
Southbank Centre Shops have stocked a number of Ella Doran's photography based homeware ranges including the 'Bikes' range, retro music inspired 'Sevens' and 'Portable' and 'Stacks and Stripes' and now the colourful 'Rekki in Reykjayvik.'
Drawing inspiration from the world around her, at home or abroad, Ella Doran creates new designs every season for her portfolio of home accessories and furnishing. Ella insists on using high-quality materials that enhance the meaning of her designs, which often play with cultural icons and associations.
The latest range 'Rekki in Reykjayvik' features photographs of vivid coloured Reykjayvik bulidings on placemats, coasters, teatowels, cushions, chopping boards and mugs. See it all here.
Kangan Arora is a contemporary textile designer and freelance photographer from the plains of North India, now at home in North London. Her work draws inspiration from vibrant Indian street culture and life on the highways to create beautiful, striking, handcrafted products for the home. She maintains a strongly rooted heritage to local crafts and materials; combining screen-printing with traditional hand embroidery and appliqué.
Kangan's textiles have recently been showcased at the V&A Museum, Milan Trienniale, Design Museum as well as here at Southbank Centre, where we are featuring soft furnishings in the 'Prism' and Pachikari prints.
RICE is a Danish homewares and accessories company known for their colourful melamine and hand glazed tableware. The company was founded in late 1998 with designs inspired by the recent past that feature lots of detail and a ‘rosy-tinted’ approach.’
The company have a big heart and strong social ethics, supporting Global Compact, and we are the first Scandinavian company certified by the SA8000 standard, based on our projects with suppliers around the world.
Rice's homely objects are fun and functional, using retro style prints on durable and practical melamine. The 'Poetry' range and features a Flamingo and Flower print background with motifs featuring peacocks, cats and flamingos on plates, cups and bowls. See it here.