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Win a meal for two at Mildreds, Kings Cross!

A short stroll from Heal’s flagship store, we’re celebrating the launch of veggie eatery Mildreds new website with a special competition. Having first opened in 1988 in the then rather risqué premises of Soho, Mildreds has grown to become a staple of London’s culinary scene. Enticing even the most die hard of carnivores, their award […]

Which Bodger’s best? Vote for your favourite design

  The #GreatBodgingRace may be over, but now it’s time for you to decide which is your favourite design. Having produced an array of creative and crafty furniture designs, we the asked to Bodgers to whittle down their selection to just one piece for you to choose. Once you’ve chosen you’re favourite from the images below, simply submit […]

Put a ring on it with Workbench London

Tired of wearing the same old accessories? Why not design your own with the help of Workbench London. Founded by east London jewellers and best friends Katie Woodward (a.k.a. Crux London) and Kirstie Maclaren, the Workbench London lets would be designers create their own solid silver design. Fusing their creative flair and technical know-how, the pair have found a niche in […]

The #GreatBodgingRace has begun!

Following hot on the heels of Design Ireland, our illustrious bodgers return to Heal’s for the next installment of the Great Heal’s Bodging Race. Chris Eckersley’s band of designers and crafters – including Sarah Kay, William Warren, Carl Clerkin and Gitta Gschwendtner – will take over the store’s front window for a week from 30 […]

Meet the Bodgers: Sarah Kay & Carl Clerkin

On your marks, get set, bodge! The Great Heal’s Bodging Race is under way and to finish our series we’re talking shop with designer’s Carl Clerkin and Sarah Kay. — Carl Clerkin Renowned for his off-the-wall interpretations of everyday objects, Carl Clerkin is a furniture and homewares designer based in London. Honing this craft from […]

Meet the Bodgers: William Warren & Gitta Gschwendtner

With the Great Heal’s Bodging Race about to kick off, we caught up with competitors Gitta Gschwendtner and William Warren to talk us through how they got involved with the project. — Gitta Gschwendtner   Taking a “tailor made” approach to design, each of Gitta’s pieces is carefully researched with every solution an individual response to a projects […]

The Great Heal’s Bodging Race is back!

Now in its second year, to celebrate the launch of the Great Heal’s Bodging Race all this week we’re catching up with the competitors. Today it’s the turn of the bodging project founder Chris Eckersley, a multi-disciplined artist and designer whose ethos of ‘quiet design’ places emphasis on ‘good proportions’ to create furniture with longevity. To talk […]