Welcome to a fun packed week of sustainable shopping, free talks, workshops, socialising… Blue Patch’s store will be sparkling with beautiful, ethically made products, creative workshops, breakfast talks, pamper nights, bubbly drinks, delicious cakes and late night shopping to 9pm. Buy organic wellbeing products, Fair Trade jewellery, ethical fashion, designer lighting, handmade furniture, ceramics, gifts and toys. […]
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Grain, Colour + Form, Copper Dust, Full Grown and Laura’s Loom at the London Design Fair 2018. Colour + Form create an explosion of vibrant colour with their designs specialising in colourful and painterly graphic patterns. ‘Our patterns are crafted by digitally layering, mixing and merging colours sampled from a variety of inspirations, including nature, art and […]
A few weeks ago Jane from Blue Patch had the opportunity to chat to Jen Gale on her #MakingGood podcast! What a wonderful opportunity. They talked about The Power of Positive Shopping, sustainability, slow consumption and much more. If you’d like to have a listen, here is the link.
As part of our Power of Positive Shopping campaign, we are building bridges between retail outlets and Blue Patch members. This includes pop-ups. Being temporary spaces, they offer a relatively low-cost way for brands to take creative risks, generate buzz and reach new audiences, which are all GREAT benefits. Our first foray into the world of large scale events was the task of organising […]
The morning of November 10th saw a stream of women arriving at the doorstep of Blue Patch HQ for yet another one of our delicious breakfast mornings. On offer were perfectly baked slices of baguette from Christopher’s Bakery which we are so lucky to have right down the road from us. The baguette was accompanied […]
Denby Pottery blogged about showing with us at London Design Fair this year. Their Studio Craft design range was featured on a cabinet by Afid Design and their Natural Canvas found a home on Studio Perki‘s table, designed for small spaces and places. Read more here.
Blue Patch presented work by 10 members at London Design Fair: featured here. Firstly the walls were painted a lovely Grey Pearl from Reborn Paints. These delicious ‘re-mixes’ of colour divert paint from landfill – an inspiring example of the ‘circular economy’. Reborn was invented by scientist Keith Harrison and is primarily manufactured in Sussex. With […]
Our Awards celebrate all things local, global, sustainable and ethical. This year’s presentation was at London Design Fair in the Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane. The launch of London’s annual Design Week, it was the place to be. Thank you Jimmy MacDonald, Director and Founder of London Design Fair for making us so welcome. This […]
We would like to invite you to visit the Blue Patch stand at London Design Fair at the Old Truman Brewery this September 21st – 24th. You’ll find us at stand no. C07 in Hall T2 showcasing a selection of talented and sustainable British designers and makers. Admire the range of Afid Design furniture made with beautiful materials, solid craftsmanship, simple, functional design and […]
Community entrepreneurs share know-how for running low-carbon businesses On a blustery February evening Preeti and I headed to the Museum of Cinema History for a gathering of 90+ people convinced that low-carbon, local business is the future. The day was hosted by REconomy LIFT, a new initiative from Transition London & South East, an inspiring group […]