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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,

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

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.