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How We Live Now / Laura of Dear Prudence Studio

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How We Live Now / Laura of Dear Prudence Studio

When Future Us look back over this period, I think we'll remember a few things clearly: the surreal, Black Mirror-esque nature of the pandemic's sudden impact on our lives; the way it's opened up space for seismic shifts in behaviour and perspective; and home... so many, many days at home. A while back, we asked our followers on Instagram if they'd like to take part in a new series exploring how our idea of "home" has changed during lockdown, and how we've all adapted our living spaces to meet new demands. Today, we're delighted to be featuring the calm, creative home...


THIS WEEK / You Keep Saying, Go Slow

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THIS WEEK / You Keep Saying, Go Slow

Yep, still talking about it. As a couple, we have read, listened to, digested and talked into the early hours more about racism this month than ever before. We've discussed aspects of racism that have never before come up in conversation. Shared experiences we'd never thought to vocalise before. Like how the only Black man in the Highlands town where I (Stevie) worked ten years ago was known by most people, out loud and to his face, as The C**n. We've faced our own prejudices head on. Like how Nadia is still shocked by the sight of interracial couples, that juxtaposition...


How We Live Now / Harry + India

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How We Live Now / Harry + India

When Future Us look back over this period, I think we'll remember a few things clearly: the surreal, Black Mirror-esque nature of the pandemic's sudden impact on our lives; the way it's opened up space for seismic shifts in behaviour and perspective; and home... so many, many days at home. A few weeks ago, we asked our followers on Instagram if they'd like to take part in a new series exploring how our idea of "home" has changed during lockdown, and how we've all adapted our living spaces to meet new demands. We're so delighted to share the first in...


TEN MINUTES WITH / TANAKA Soaps

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TEN MINUTES WITH / TANAKA Soaps

Over on our Instagram page this week, we spoke about blind spots: those things about which we happily remain in blissful ignorance, because they don't directly affect our everyday lives. For many of us, the climate crisis was a blind spot until the events and campaigners of recent years dragged it into focus. Now, for us, knowing what we know about how our individual choices can massively impact the environment at a global level, sustainability is at the heart of every product we stock. It's been a week, too, for learning about intersectionality across all aspects of society, and we've...


Simple / Green Cleaning 101 with Susan of Fresh Green Clean

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Simple / Green Cleaning 101 with Susan of Fresh Green Clean

Simple living and a greener lifestyle means different things to all of us. It can mean switching from long-term shop-bought favourites to more ethical brands with simple ingredients. Or it might mean stocking up on basic ingredients and making your own products. While zero waste is a noble aim, it's important to start where you are and use the resources you have. Every single consumer change made with the earth in mind is a positive shift towards us all treading more lightly on the planet. None of us can do everything but we can all do something. Our Eco collection...