In The Studio

Made in London: Soapsmith

We at Heal’s believe that the sweet smell of success starts at home, so it’s no surprise that we have fallen for the beautiful scents of Soapsmith. A must-have for an elegant bathroom, we are delighted to feature the London based business as part of our Heal’s Modern Craft Market: Made in London and even more so to sit down with founder Samantha Jameson […]

Made in London: Caitlin Hinshelwood

Much like her prints, Caitlin Hinshelwood’s approach to her craft is a multi-layered process that reveals ever greater levels of detail and complexity the closer you get to it. Oh, and did we mention that her playful screen printed textiles provide the perfect accessory for both your wardrobe and interior design? Part of Heal’s Modern […]

Made in London: Rachael South

Weaving her magic in her Dalston studio, Rachael South has gained a reputation for her contemporary approach to restoring neglected pieces of furniture. She was, therefore, a natural fit for the Heal’s Modern Craft Market: Made in London, where she will be demonstrating the art of woven chair making as well as holding a series […]

In the studio: Beatrice Larkin

After graduating with an MA from the Royal College of Art in 2013, Beatrice Larkin established her label with the desire to create design-led textiles for the home. Working from her London studio, she uses a web of highly skilled mills and finishers in the UK to weave fabrics made from the softest merino and […]

In the studio: Russell Pinch & Oona Bannon

PINCH us, we must be dreaming! At least that was our thought upon arriving at Russell Pinch and Oona Bannon’s studio, workshop and showroom in sunny south London (Clapham North to be precise). For this is truly a furniture lovers paradise, packed full to the rafters with much loved and brand new PINCH pieces many […]

In the studio: Anna Laurini

One of the “faces” of London’s street art scene, we caught up with artist Anna Laurini to talk graffiti, Fornasetti and her latest exhibition at Heal’s Edizioni Italiane. Born in Milan, Anna is well travelled having studied at studied at Central Saint Martins alongside regular jaunts to New York. The one constant throughout this journey […]

In the Studio: Laura Spring

To celebrate the launch of her new limited edition tea towels, we read into the small print with designer and screen printing specialist Laura Spring at her Glasgow studio. New for AW16, Laura’s collection of exclusive tea towels bring her trademark blend of geometric pattern, eclectic palette and screen printed aesthetic to Heal’s. Each of these […]

In The Studio: Tori Murphy

  For this week’s #TextileTuesday we’re off to Nottingham to meet textile designer Tori Murphy weave her magic in her studio. Bringing a sartorial touch to home accessories, Tori Murphy began her career working for a number of fashion houses in Milan before founding her own textile business in 2012. Since then she has continued […]

In The Studio: Jay & Co

In the build up to his series of workshops at Heal’s, we caught up with Jay & Co to get the inside story of his fresh approach to furniture restoration. Breathing new life into vintage furniture, Jay has garnered plenty of praise from the press and design fans alike not only for his quirky style […]

In The Studio: Mia Sarosi

Having recently launched her new collection of handmade ceramics in-store and online, we caught up with Mia Sarosi at her Oxfordshire studio to discuss the inspiration behind her eclectic collectables. Mia is no stranger to Heal’s with her Snowy Robin range a feature of the Collectables section of our flagship store for over a year […]

In the Studio: Katie Charleson OF K//M//J//C

Artworks in their own right, Katie Charleson’s vibrant prints evoke the wild style of post-modern design. Having recently launched her exclusive range of hand printed tea towels at Heal’s, we caught up with the designer at her South London studio to discuss her colourful collage aesthetic and see the finishing touches being made to the […]

Step by step: ceramics by CSWA_

In anticipation of her upcoming demo in-store, we get a master class in pot making from modern ceramicists CSWA_. Edinburgh based CSWA_ was set up by Carmel Wilkinson-Ayre in 2015 shortly after graduating from university. From fashion to photography, an eclectic range of influences inform the palette used to create her range of minimally styled […]