Spotlight: Maya Njie Perfumes

One of the many joys of working with flowers is the incredible and endless array of scents that arise throughout the year, marking the start and end of the season as distinctly as the changing weather. Scent has the magical ability to unearth memories of the past and the nostalgia of seasons before, a sensory encounter […]

Spotlight: Nikki Gewirtz, Founder of Lola Rose Jewellery

Nikki Gewirtz, the founder of Lola Rose Jewellery, has come a long way from her humble beginnings, hand-making jewellery at the kitchen table of her north London flat. One of Nikki’s first pieces — the ‘Tumble’ bracelet with strings of precious stone beads threaded onto silk chord — was an instant hit, quickly propelled by a […]

Spotlight: Rijnsflowers

Avid readers of the blog will know that we had the pleasure of creating a floral installation for British Vogue at the Regent Street Cinema last month. Widely regarded as the birthplace of British cinema, the venue was transformed for Vogue’s exclusive presentation of 2018 Autumn and Winter trends. The honour of creating the flowers fell to […]

Spotlight: Claire Vero, Founder of Aurelia Skincare

Claire Vero founded the award-winning British brand Aurelia Probiotic Skincare in 2013 following a successful nine-year career at global pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline. In pursuit of a new challenge, she quit the corporate world to follow her dream of creating a natural yet scientifically proven skincare range. Her products, which are infused with luxurious essential oils […]

Spotlight: Rockett St George

Today we welcome Jane Rockett and Lucy St. George to the spotlight, founders of the online emporium of homeware with a delightfully quirky style, Rockett St George. Packed with a mix of treasures which inject magic, charm and personality into interiors and homes, their site has become the go-to spot for home fanatics, stylists and […]

Spotlight: Papercut Artist, Georgia Low

Born in London, Georgia Low’s love for artistry grew throughout her childhood and remained a passion as she went on to study TV and radio production at university. It was here that she began to dabble in paper cutting, a talent which caught the attention of her friends and fellow students, who quickly became some […]

Spotlight: Photographer, Paulette Tavormina

Best known for her series, Natura Morta, inspired by 17th century Old Master still life painters, the work of New-York-based photographer, Paulette Tavormina brims with sumptuous detail, atmosphere and intrigue. Her photographs are displayed in museums, corporate and private collections and have been exhibited in France, England, Russia, Italy, and throughout the US. In 2016, she […]

Spotlight: Hitomi Hosono

Originally from Japan, Hitomi Hosono’s experience is rooted both in Japanese and European traditions. Before settling in the UK, she studied Kutani pottery in Japan and ceramics in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her beautiful and intricate porcelain creations are inspired by leaves and flowers from the garden; each petal, vein, stamen and intricate is noted, carved and […]

Spotlight: Gail Jones, Starkeys Lane

From her studio in rural Buckinghamshire, artist and illustrator, Gail Jones, founded Starkeys Lane — the creative hub of her beautiful artwork, illustration and luxury stationery. Her range of thoughtfully designed and delicately illustrated work has captured the hearts of many, with her recent Botanical Alphabet range, painted in watercolour, now available on Not on the High Street. […]

Spotlight: Rachel Cecil Gurney of de Gournay

Invited into the spotlight today is Rachel Cecil Gurney, a woman for whom a passion for unique artefacts, antiques and luxurious artisan textiles was inspired by a childhood surrounded by beauty, art and intrigue. The daughter of an entrepreneur, Claud Cecil Gurney, who founded their family business, de Gournay, over 30 years ago, Rachel now co-directs the luxury textile […]