Shop tour: Folklore

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My discovery of Folklore in Islington took a rather convoluted route – five stops on the East London line via a post on an Australian blog! Anyway, once I’d worked this out, I decided to nip out during my lunch hour and see for myself. Folklore was started as an online design store by Danielle… 

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Scandi envy

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Oh, to be dancing drunkenly around a pole with flowers in my hair right now. {via Honestly wtf} For those who need clarification, I mean this kind of pole, rather than this kind of pole. That’s a whole other story. Happy Midsummer Scandinavian friends!

Spiders and bats and snails, oh my

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Not the most likely motifs for a beautiful textile collection perhaps, but these creatures and more appear on the cushions, throws and shawls of Finnish design studio Klaus Haapaniemi. The patterns are drawn from Finnish folklore and the textiles are mostly made by hand using traditional methods, materials and dyes. {all Klaus Haapeniemi} Unsurprisingly, these… 

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