Seeing spots

When I saw this wonderfully bobbly and tactile lamp by Laura Carlin about a year ago I thought straight away of the warm minimalism of Marimekko:


Isn’t it a great huggable shape? And don’t you want to move to New York just to buy an apartment to put it in?

john lewis marimekko rip offs

On your extremely cool Saturday afternoons off, you could also invite your best friend script writer round for rye bread and butter, political discussions on the sofa next to the giant houseplant and tea from these John Lewis ‘inspired by’ mugs.

Obviously you’d have the original for the teapot to pour from:

marimekko teapot 

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