The Autumn Home Edit

The Autumn Home Edit

The evenings are getting darker, and we're preparing to settle in for a season of cosy nights at home with our slippers on, and, actually, we can't wait! Autumn is about nesting, turning our homes into the warm havens we all want to return to after a chilly day out and about. From lighting to fragrance to textiles and house dressing, there are small changes you can make that will transform your space without the need for a complete overhaul—here's how in four simple steps.

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Summer Guide to Brighton

In the spirit of making the most of this often fleeting season, we've taken it upon ourselves to create HOLD's Guide to Summertime in Brighton (2022 edition!)- a non-exhaustive list of places to inspire your seaside stint.

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From Blossom to Box Hedge - An interview with Jake Hobson.

From Blossom to Box Hedge - An interview with Jake Hobson.

Inspired by the elegant beauty of the Japanese garden, Niwaki (garden tree) makes superior garden tools that cross continents. I spoke to sculptor, writer, and gardener Jake Hobson to find out more about his flourishing, independent business.

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Spring Clean Your Closet - Italian Style

Spring Clean Your Closet - Italian Style

To celebrate world earth day, we've chosen two of Earth Day's 52 ways to invest in our planet. To support environmentally friendly cleaning products and to practice sustainable fashion. By combining these two goals we've created a mini spring clean your wardrobe guide. It's more fun than you think!

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Honest Goods by Hardworking People

Honest Goods by Hardworking People

Situated at the foot of the South Downs National Park in the historic county town of Lewes, you will find Freight H.H.G, a lifestyle shop selling British made homewares and clothes. I met with co-founder Adele to talk about straight-talking business, honest products and her love of well-made, stylish and durable goods.

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Love is  a Many Splendored Thing

Love is a Many Splendored Thing

Hearts, flowers, romance and couples, if you mention love, it's young, sexy and full of fairytale endings. But love comes in many forms, and people can feel a little left out this time of year, be they heartbroken, lonely or simply feeling undervalued. But it doesn't have to be this way. 

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Taking Time for Tea

Taking Time for Tea

Based in Brooklyn, Bellocq Tea Atelier is a small, tea company founded to elevate the quality and appreciation of tea. I zoomed over to Brooklyn, New York, to find this hidden gem and learn more about what makes a fine cup of tea.

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Discovering the Sweet Spot

Discovering the Sweet Spot

Inspired by the sublime Cornish Coastline, Land & Water creates natural, sustainable bath and body products to revitalise, uplift and calm.

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Christmas Guide to Brighton

Christmas Guide to Brighton

Christmas is coming, and what better way to get into the mood than a seasonal city break, full of culture, heritage and festive fun. 

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The Magic of Play

The Magic of Play

Studio Roof has been creating colourful, decorative products for 15 years, inspiring creatives of all ages. I caught up with co-founder Romy to discover how the magic began.

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An Accidental Farmer

An Accidental Farmer

Farmers Welsh Lavender create skincare creams & balms made with fresh ingredients high in the hills of Wales, just 10 miles north of the Brecon Beacons.

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