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Colour Inspiration

"I don't believe there are off-putting colours" David Hockney, 2015 Welcome back to another installment of Colour Inspiration! These little colour appreciation posts are all about taking a beautiful image and breaking it down into it's key components to see how they work together. We love colour at KAIKO. We find that the simple act of adding a bright colour to your day, like a sunny yellow or a happy pink, can always lift your mood. When trying to find the best combination,

Plastic Free July at KAIKO!

It's already half way through Plastic Free July - can you believe it?! At KAIKO, we're committed to reducing our impact on the environment and thought we might send you some tips and tricks for you to do the same! TIP #1: Washable napkins and tea towels are super easy things to add to your kitchen to help reduce single use items like scratchy paper napkins or single use kitchen roll. TIP #2: Need some plastic free storage solutions? Our 100% rope cotton bowls are great to kee

It's time for a....

Hey there! During this time at home you may be feeling a bit inspired to add something new to your space. Maybe your kitchen needs a playful new tea towel or perhaps you're planning a dinner party when things return to normal and you want some statement tableware. Maybe you want to pump up that lounge-wear look with a cute pin - whatever it is, we've got you covered. That's why we wanted to give you a heads up about our studio sale. We've done a huge stock-take and are offeri

Colour Inspiration

"The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most" John Ruskin, The Stones of Venice (1851-3) I love colour. I love how wearing a bright yellow dress or painting your lips with a vivid red lipstick can totally change your mood, making you feel energetic or strong or vibrant. It's amazing how something as simple as a brilliant new pillow or adding some fun, colourful tableware can totally transform your home. Now, I totally know how chic it can feel to

Pattern, pattern, pattern!

I don't know about you, but it's so easy to stick with the same wallpaper on your phone or desktop for a looooooong time. But do you know what? It makes such a big difference to freshening up your digital life and always brings a smile to my face every time I go to my desktop or open my phone. That's why I am starting a new series of patterned wallpaper because, let's face it, pattern and colour are pretty damn fun. Plus, it's a great way for me to keep developing new ideas a

When all of your upcycling dreams come true - enter Miko!

My lovely friend contacted me a while ago asking if she could order some of my blue Miko fabric to upcycle a beautiful old chair that she had. To say I was flattered is a total understatement! I was completely over the moon that she wanted to use one of my designs in such a bold way so rushed at the opportunity to order my blue Miko design in a heavy duty upholstery level textile. I was totally blown away by how fantastic her project turned out and wanted to share it with you