Love, love, love the new collection from Random Retail. Always a sucker for a nice cushion and these screen printed beauties (all handmade on the Isle of Wight) are simply tip top!

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Random Retail, festival collection, Joy Joliffe, cushions, screen print, mid-century, handmade, isle of wight, soft furnishings, living room, ideal home, homeshoppingspy, alice humphrys

Random Retail, festival collection, Joy Joliffe, cushions, screen print, mid-century, handmade, isle of wight, soft furnishings, living room, ideal home, homeshoppingspy, alice humphrys

Random Retail, festival collection, Joy Joliffe, cushions, screen print, mid-century, handmade, isle of wight, soft furnishings, living room, ideal home, homeshoppingspy, alice humphrys

Textile designer Joy Joliffe took inspiration from 1950s ceramics and her leafy garden to create these vintage prints. I love her attention to detail, even on the backs…

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The three designs are called Four Rose Plates, Stalks & Leaves, Lines & Spots and cost £38 each (including a good quality feather pad). And if you have a hankering for yet another calico shopping bag, they’ve also relaunched these rather fetching, limited edition designs. Lovely stuff. – Alice

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Mon dieu, Paris-based textile designer Anne Hubert has been busy of late. If you haven’t encountered her work before (you might have spotted her Eiffel Tower tea towel and Bambi cushion at Rockett St George without realising it was from her studio…), you need to. As soon as possible.

Anne first came to my attention when she wrote ‘Customiser‘ (or ‘The Left Bank Look‘ as it was re-named for English speakers,) – a gorgeous collection of craft projects. Anne’s styling is so quirky and amusing – tea towels have never been so much fun! I love her new products, too – particularly the Moustache cushion. It’s genius:

La Cerise Sur Le Gateau (charmingly translated as ‘The Sherry On The Cake’ on the website – all the best cake contains sherry as well as cherry I find) has such a wonderful array of lovely things, all shot in such an imaginative way. I think it could become one of my favourite shops…

I’m loving the whole put-shoes-on-chair-legs thang. Instant anthropomorphisation. Tasty.

This last shot really is the cherry on the cake:

Mmm. Le lapin. Mon plat préféré. – Ellie