The Northern Line News - Design Led Homeware, Gifts and Art from Cumbria

Geo to Go - earthy modernist fits the bill

Geo to Go - earthy modernist fits the bill

New Year and some new arrivals, but we're right on board with a trend that never really leaves the home styling arena - namely geometric. Although the buying trends we picked up on in our Windermere shop and certainly online is the appeal of a more earthy less hard defined geometric which works so well on ceramics and definitely has a strong effect on soft furnishings. So for the new arrivals we have these lovely cushions and throw/blankets perfectly illustrating this strong but homely geometric feel. Black and cream, although strong in contrast will sit comfortably with pretty much any colour combo...

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Inspiration for Home Styling

Inspiration for Home Styling

At Home with Alice is a lovely Home, lifestyle and travel blog and obviously at this time of the year there's plenty of tips on gift buying and home styling for the Christmas period. We're delighted to be featured within the section on Gifts for Him - yes that notoriously difficult area to find inspiration! Throughout the site though, you'll find plenty of other interesting topics and well worth a visit. You can find the link to Alice at Home below. https://athomewithalice.co.uk/best-christmas-gifts-for-him/

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Designs on living from Dog and Dome

Designs on living from Dog and Dome

Dog and Dome is a Mother and Daughter business and we are delighted to be able to offer you a selection of their lovely cushions and wash bags. Beautiful rustic colours and eye catching designs that bring a real personality to their homeware products. All designs originate from Mother Catriona's original paintings - who has exhibited at a number of galleries, developing her distinctive style of 'primitive and folky' animals. This talent has been cultivated into a number of retail products by daughter Flora. In the case of the wash bags and cushions, Catriona's gift for producing  earthy colours, are...

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Say Velo to a New Day!

Say Velo to a New Day!

Our 2022 cycling calendar is fresh off the press and available in our shops and here online. This year's theme celebrates some of the great races in the cycling calendar, from the Tour Down Under which welcomes in a new year, right up to the great Autumn classic Il Lombardia. As with all our work we try to find an 'angle' something visually that we feel inherits some the characteristics of each race. With the Italian 'classic' of Strade Bianche it's the setting of the rolling hills of Tuscany and the hazy mist and dusty roads. The Vuelta is an array...

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Make a date with our new calendar!

Make a date with our new calendar!

This year's theme for our calendar is what gives the Lake District its name; Lakes. Well to be precise lakes, waters, meres and tarns. The old catch out is that officially it has just one lake - Bassenthwaite Lake - the only body of water that has lake in its title. Let's be clear on one thing, the Lake District has an array of stunning bodies of water with views that have captured hearts and the rhymes of poets and the brushes of great artists. Choosing 13 (we include a December of the current year on our calendars) was certainly not easy....

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