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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,

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

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

My obsession with indigo

During university, I took a textiles course that completely changed the way I looked at fabric. I had always found sewing tricky

Welcome to the KAIKO journal

There is nothing I like better than getting my hands covered in paint or coming up with a fun pattern or designing a new product to make.