Category: Shops


On March 16th, 2017 Jessica Edney wrote on the subject of Shops,Artists and Designers.

At Selvedge, we love independence. Often featuring independent designers and shops in our magazine, we like to support people and places that express personality and pursue creativity in a mass-produced world. This is why we are very proud that Selvedge magazine has a new stockist: Bon Boutique in Tucson, Arizona. We feature clothing by Bon in […]

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Swiss Army Blankets »

On October 19th, 2015 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Shops.

‘Be prepared’, the Boy Scout motto, applies to the Swiss too. In fact, it is thanks to their famed efficiency and forward thinking that the classic Swiss Army blanket can still be found in considerable numbers. The blankets were manufactured from the end of the 1900’s until the early 60s and their intended use was […]

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Paul Smith & The Rug Company »

On September 24th, 2015 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Shops,Artists and Designers,Fashion.

From the artist Sam Taylor-Wood to the designer Diane von Furstenburg, The Rug Company has amassed an exclusive and extremely diverse range of collaborative relationships. What seems to link each of the company’s high quality rugs is a consistently evocative colour palette and this latest range by Paul Smith couldn’t be a better example. Each […]

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Adriana Tavares & BARBARA MACFARLANE »

On September 21st, 2015 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Selvedge,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Shops,Artists and Designers,Artisans,Fashion.

In acknowledgement of the London Design Festival this year, Anthropologie has collaborated with the carpet designer Adriana Tavares and painter Barbara Macfarlane. Although their practices appear to be completely different, both cite drawing and colour as a crucial to their artistic processes. It feels a bit inaccurate and unfair describing Tavares’ pieces as carpets, and yet that […]

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faux ever »

On September 19th, 2015 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Selvedge,Shops,Artisans.

A vase of beautiful flowers has the power to transform a room. They implicitly let you know that that home is filled with light, life and a certain Joie de vivre. And yet the difference between a freshly picked bouquet and slightly sad assortment of browning petals is immense. Fake flowers of course do a wonderful job of avoiding […]

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