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New This Week… Minimalist Foiled Prints by Tom Pigeon

This week on Howkapow we’ve released a series of prints which are calm, considered and composed.  New in from Scottish design duo, Tom Pigeon, we have the Harbour Print Series – inspired by harbours around where the couple live on the East coast; as well as the Sol and Luna Series – inspired by 1980s beach parties. All are beautifully foiled and oh so atmospheric… you can shop the Collection here…

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For The Love Of… Bookends!

For The Love Of... Bookends

1. Ceramic Dachshund Bookends – Jonathan Adler / 2. Solid Wood Bookends - Marvin Freitas / 3. Dinosaur Bookends - Kate Davison / 4. Victorian Whale Bookends - Anthro / 5. Fox Bookends - Howkapow / 6. Ceramic Whale Bookends - Jonathan Adler / 7. Waka Waka Bookends - Poketo / 8. Black Bike Bookends - Howkapow

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New This Week… Glittery Australian Rope & Toggle Necklaces

Hello Summer! This week on Howkapow we’ve let the sunshine in and are rocking Australian beach vibes with the help of these glittery, shimmery Necklaces from Sydney-based designer Monica Stassi. Named after some of the most iconic of Australia’s beaches (choose from Bondi, Mandalay, Tamarama, Bilgola, Bronte and Byron) you can collect and stack them as you go along! Made from metallic fabrics, cotton and with toggles made from sustainably-sourced Tasmanian Oak Hardwood – you can shop the Collection here…

 

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Competition… Pin To Win £250 At Howkapow!

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We have an amazing competition happening over on our Pinterest this week! We’re proper “Pin” addicts ourselves (where does all that time go?!) and so wanted to share the love with you too. We’re giving you the chance to win £250 to spend with us by pinning your favourite three Howkapow products! So hop on the shop for a browse and start pinning away and you could bag yourself a £250 voucher!

To enter the Competition simply…

• Follow the Howkapow Pinterest board over here! •
• Choose your top three products from the shop •
• Pin them to your Pinterest board •
• Hashtag #MyHowkapow •
• Tag @Howkapow •

The competition runs from Monday 17th – Sunday 23rd August ending at Midnight.

Good Luck!

Howkapow x

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New This Week… Stripey Handmade French Drinkware!

Oooh la la! We’re having a bit of a ceramic revival over on Howkapow at the moment, so new on the shop this week we have yet more of the lovely stuff. Handmade in the family-run studio of Pierre Jars in the South of France, our Glacis Dip Range come in three beguiling colourways: Sky Blue, Spearmint and Aqua Marine. We decided to concentrate on drinkware to begin with and are currently stocking the Tumblers, Mugs and Jugs. Perfect for al fresco quaffing! Shop the full Collection here…

Videos We Love… The Bristol Whales

If you’re based in Bristol like us, you may have noticed the Giant Whales taking centre stage in Millennium Square! The amazing wicker sculptures breach from an ‘ocean’ of 70,000 plastic bottles, sharing the importance of tackling marine litter. Amazing stuff!

Curated by Cod Steaks, pushed forth by Artists Project Earth and funded by Arts Council England, The Bristol Whales displays the beauty and delicacy of our oceans and the increasing human threats that they face.

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Top Five… Independent Vintage Furniture Upcyclers

We’ve recently been working on our new nursery as well as adding finishing touches to our house in Bristol. Rog spent the good part of a weekend transforming our vintage Ercol Windsor Chairs into something more colourful, and we’re firmly of the belief that if something ain’t broke, there’s no need to fix it… but there’s certainly room to add a fresh new coat of paint or two! 

There are some amazing independent designers working their magic upcycling and updating old furniture (particularly mid-century modern) at the moment. Here is my round up of our Top Ten…

1. Humblesticks. The immensely talented husband-and-wife team Richard Holman and Katy Shooter are behind this stylish brand. They renovate and rejuvenate found objects from their cottage in South Wales and their work is simply beautiful – lovingly crafted with quirky accents and patterns. We could have it ALL in our house. Forever.

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