Venture into homeware newness with AIDA’s selection of independent makers, ready to bring inspiration and life to rooms in need.
There’s no place like home, especially when it’s adorned with beautiful products. AIDA has a new space dedicated to it’s ever-expanding homeware collection, so if an enviable dinner setting, bathroom beautification or interior conversation starters are what you’re after, look no further. And, of course, that’s not to mention their expansive selection of men’s and womenswear across three floors of lifestyle goodness.
With a background in illustration, Laura Bird is a ceramicist based in East London who focuses on narrative, character and pattern in each piece she makes. She is greatly inspired by ancient art, particularly Medieval, Greek and Roman and says, ‘I love that a pot can tell a story, in both the decorative and the form, as well as being something useful…’ Each plate, pot and tile by Laura is completely unique and decorated by hand.
Doing Goods is a homeware brand based in the Netherlands who partner with a team of craftspeople in India to produce a veritable treasure trove of quirky curiosities and tantalizing textiles. They find inspiration from all over the world to design fun filled collections, from candle holders shaped as palm trees to leopard shaped rugs, they’re sure to provide conversation starters for any room.
‘Ethical, eco-friendly and handmade’ are at the heart of Nkuku’s ethos. They work with artisans all over the world to create individual homewares, using sustainable materials and embracing traditional craft. They celebrate the beauty of ‘individual’, so each item, from mirrors to cups to spoons is uniquely made.
HK Living is a Dutch interior brand founded by Emiel Hetsen and Sander Klaver (hence HK), who create homeware collections with a modern twist on traditional pieces. The emphasis is on history and original form, whilst bringing creative flair and accessible design to their range. They have gained a worldwide following for their work, creating cutlery and crockery with functionality and style.
On the banks of the Erdre river in Nantes, Georges-René Julio started out as an apprentice brush maker over a century ago. The craft became a lifelong passion for him, and he set up a workshop which he passed down through his family to his grandchildren, who run the business to this day. The accessory label is now named in honour of their much loved grandmother, Andrée Jardin, and they have been producing beautifully crafted brushes, brooms, home and outdoor accessories under her name since 2012.