On My Radar: May 2022 – catesthill.com


It is that time of the month – just in the nick of time for my most recent ‘On My Radar’ put up. Below I’ve rounded up a range of new merchandise launches and straightforward furniture finds that have caught my eye in the previous month or so. There’s all the things from upcycled paint to recycled plastic lights.

Re:combine by Tiny Greene Paint Corporation
We all have leftover paint tins accumulating dust in our sheds, garages and utility cabinets. If we really do not use it up, often unfortunately it will conclusion up in landfill or remaining incinerated. But paint enterprise Minor Greene has observed another way, foremost the way in sustainability with the launch of their new collection of upcycled paints. For the past two many years, their crew of chemists have been doing the job out how they can re-blend returned paint tins and protect against squander.

Reformulated from still left above and unwanted paint, the variety is believed to preserve as significantly as 60,000 litres of paint from heading in the bin just about every year. Re:combine has been introduced with an initial run of 20 colours from Small Greene’s existing color palette, all out there in a matt finish for interior walls and ceilings. My favorite Slaked Lime Mid (as seen in my living room) is in the assortment, as is well known neutrals French Gray, Joanna, Clay, Normandy Grey and Sage Green. Even greater, the tins are half the cost of a conventional Small Greene tin. The world and your wallet will be happier for it.

Accessible in 2.5l tins priced at £28 each at littlegreene.com/remix. Images courtesy of Tiny Greene

Re:mix by Little Greene Paint Company Re:mix by Little Greene Paint Company

Introducing Personal Brand–Projects
Here’s just one to check out – London-centered style partnership Have Brand–Projects, who showcased their new selection of stools at Clerkenwell Style Week. Their do the job spans a selection of scales, from objects and household furniture to interiors and exhibition style. Most of their layouts are handmade in their own workshop and all resources are responsibly sourced. Have Brand–Projects’ new Flat Bar stools are pair a Douglas fir leading with a vibrant powder coated steel base for a clean, pleasurable glance.

A lot more specifics at www.ownbrandprojects.com

Own Brand Projects

Christian Watson + Kirkby Layout x Eley Kishimoto
This was one particular of my favourite discoveries from Clerkenwell Layout Week – British designer Christian Watson has teamed up with Kirkby Structure and Eley Kishimoto to unveil his initial sofa and armchair structure. The striking, monochrome Edenvale combines a minimalist steel body with an summary black and white pattern by Kirkby & Kishimoto. Each individual of Watson’s designs starts with a black pen sketch, introduced to life right here to generate a ‘striking silhouette with negligible distractions’. The tactile Quilted Mirage cloth mixes flat wool and elevated bouclé to generate a wonderfully textured complete.  ‘A monochrome palette adds a serene simplicity making a hanging inventive assertion for the household,’ says Watson.

The new Edenvale selection begins from £3,600, readily available from www.christian-watson.com. Imagery: Jake Curtis, styling: Sania Pell 

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Ombonad collection from IKEA
I was searching the IKEA web-site the other working day and this minimalist array of plates, bowls and glasses promptly caught my eye. Intended by Francis Cayouette, the assortment capabilities clear traces and straightforward, modern day styles. I significantly like the contrast of the tactile matte stoneware with the glossy black glaze. Some of the selection has previously sold out on the net (including the attractive distinction stitched napkins), so you explain to it’s well-liked! Hurry, I never believe it will stick all over.

From £10 for two facet plates. Shop the selection at ikea.com here

IKEA Ombonad collection of black plates

New Hippo chair by NORR11
Curves are in all places and present no sign of heading out of manner. The new Hippo chair by Kristian Sofus Hansen and Tommy Hyldahl for Danish manufacturer NORR11 is a primary case in point of the bulbous forms that are so sizzling proper now. As the identify propose, the variety can take inspiration from the barrel-like hippopotamus. The outcome is two gentle shapes connected by a straight wood again that comes in possibly normal, light smoked, darkish smoked or black oak.

The Hippo lounge chair is portion of Viaduct’s Spring edit. Priced at £1,560, it can be obtained at www.viaduct.co.british isles. Image credit history: Morten Bentzon

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New releases from Hand & Eye
Also at Clerkenwell, British studio Hand & Eye unveiled several new releases. My favorite was the Io wall light, which characteristics a wonderful stone disc manufactured of recycled squander ceramic and glass. Named after one particular of Jupiter’s moons, every single speckled disc is entirely special and will come in 3 colour means named Dust, Smoke and Desert.

I can also see their new Melina collection remaining a well-known selection. Available as either a pendant mild or wall mild in a option of opal matt or distinct matt glass, the dimpled glass shade has an exquisite simplicity that would accommodate all manner of jobs. The glass shades can be strung onto a bronze colored flex to make an animated, jewel-like chandelier that could generate a true wow moment over a eating desk or in a stairwell.

Obtainable from handandeyestudio.co.uk. All photographs courtesy of Hand & Eye

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Eco plastic lights by Spark & Bell
Equally, a person of my favourite lighting brands Brighton-primarily based Spark & Bell has launched a new selection of eco plastic lights. The founder explained to me at Clerkenwell Style and design Week how they gather plastic waste from their workshop creating and their personal packaging to refashion into recycled wall lights. I assume it just displays how nearby corporations can appear collectively to solve the dilemma of plastic waste and create some thing gorgeous at the very same time. The resulting wall lights, priced at a pretty affordable £159, come in 4 colour approaches (black is my favorite). The marbled end is reminiscent of stone and adds a deluxe touch to humble plastic.

Readily available from www.sparkandbell.com. All visuals courtesy of Spark & Bell

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