Shop Talk

Meadowlark Prints, interview

Shop Talk: Meadowlark Prints

Yoko Isami started selling her work at markets before opening her Folksy shop Meadowlark Prints in 2012. We talked to Yoko about how her business has developed since then, her tips for selling wholesale to shops, and her realistic approach to pricing…

thank you card, mother's day card, father's day card, chalkboard, dickens ink, interview

Shop Talk : Dickens ink.

Ilka Dickens studied graphic design in Melbourne before moving to the UK 14 years ago. She now runs Dickens ink., a small business selling quirky greeting cards,…

pig cushion, harris tweed

Shop Talk: Liz Whiteside

Artist Liz Whiteside only started designing textiles last year, but she has already built up a strong fanbase and secured press coverage for her…

Tavistock Tastes and textures, british wool producers, local, spun in Devon, hand dyed, heather colours

Shop Talk: Tavistock Tastes & Textures

We talk to Lesley from Tavistock Tastes & Textures about how she has grown the brand and why she would rather have a small nucleus of fans and repeat customers than a big business…