January 23, 2018
FEED is a brand with a noble cause — through selling its produce, it aims to tackle hunger in impoverished countries across the globe. This is the first candle that FEED have created; hand-poured in Brooklyn by the Brooklyn Candle Studio from soy wax, it blends jasmine, mandarin, and lavender into a beautiful scent for your home or workspace.
Enjoy a cup of organic, fair trade chai tea from India, combining ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and peppercorns (all organic) for the perfect spiced drink. Aesthete Tea (soon to be Tea Room) are located in Oregon, and will be opening the doors of their first location there this year.
What better way to enjoy your tea than in this futuristic-looking teapot by Joey Roth? Okay the price tag is a little heavy, but it’s made from stainless steel that has been cast with an ancient metal casting method, then brushed to a satin finish by hand, so you can be sure you’ll be getting something more special than your average teapot.
£38 (for 30ml)
By Sarah is a company that was motivated and founded from a frustration of not being able to find products that were transparent about their ingredients. Addressing this, Sarah set up her own line of beauty products, all with clarity, and organic, natural ingredients at their core. True to these brand values, this facial oil, perfect for sensitive skin, is made from a blend of certified organic, cold pressed plant-based oils.
This years’ letterpress calendar is made from eco-friendly papers: one which has been upcycled and including leather residues to substitute FSC cellulose; and one made from by-products from kiwi, coffee, hazelnuts, and almonds. Both are made using 100 percent green energy.
Spoon & Tamago are a brand who celebrate independent Japanese art, design, and craftsmanship. They’ve added this gem to their collection of products — a book containing 100 illustrations of views around Tokyo by Shinji Tsuchimochi.
Made by a small American product design studio now based in Tokyo, this veg tan leather tote bag has been made with meticulous attention to detail. They say: “Our intention for the Public Tote was to keep the iconic form and essence of the classic canvas tote bag. Instead of using cotton canvas we use leather for added durability and a tactile feel.”