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10 Mins With: Emma Sadler and Georgie Rush, Co- Founders of Lālla London

Stories. Rug making has always been about stories- of culture, tradition, families and an ancient craft. Emma Sadler and Georgie Rush,  two friends with years of experience working with rugs  established Lālla London, the go-to rug emporium for the very finest hand crafted rugs in 2017. Their love of rugs and their passion for quality, […]

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New Things For Spring | Your Chance To WIN Gorgeous Block Printed Accessories From Seraphina and ibbi

  This month we’re thrilled to team up with the fabulous London/Goa-based  Seraphina Boutique, to offer you the chance to win a collection of sumptuous hand block printed accessories (worth £245.00) , for you and your home. It’s   the perfect way, we feel, to celebrate AT LAST, the arrival of Spring! For your chance […]

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ibbi Loves: Mother’s Day. Read About Our Favourite 5 (And There’s 20% Off At ibbi Until March 6 2016 Too)

We’re not the biggest gift-givers at ibbi but we do love a Mother’s Day treat! So just in case you’re struggling to find a small something to help you celebrate on March 6th, here’s a few suggestions. We’ve chosen some of our favourite products with interesting stories, all made by artisans in marginalised communities, who […]

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New Arrivals From Africa

At ibbi we love our products: they’re not only beautiful but they all have stories to tell. And our new collections of Kiondo baskets from the weaving groups in Kasigau, Kenya are no exception. By buying these products which have been created by small-scale craftspeople, you’re helping to uplift communities, create employment and support sustainability. […]

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Looking For Colour?

So: according to the press, as we mentioned in our blog back in October, we’re currently abandoning our neutral palettes and throwing a casual splash more colour and pattern in to our homes. Hurrah! Vibrant cushions, richly coloured rugs and striking accessories are all selling like hot cakes and that probably goes to explain why […]

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Inspired By: South Africa

It was the most enormous treat to visit South Africa this week and to meet so many designers and artisans, responsible for making some of our favourite collections here at ibbi. And no treat was greater than visiting the pottery where our vibrant hand painted ceramics are created. Our ceramics are colourful, sunny and beautifully […]

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For All Foodies…

We foodies at ibbi are always on the look out for inspirational ideas on what to gobble next. And some moons ago our fellow ibbi co-founder Anna heard about the amazing stylist and food writer Anna Jones…and now at ibbi we’re all totally hooked. Anna Jones believes vegetables are essential and should sit at the […]

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Why We Love: Kantha

It’s official. At ibbi we simply love kantha: a sumptuous throw made from layer upon layer of finest vintage Indian cotton sari and hand stitched together by talented artisans in West Bengal, to create a unique and sumptuous throw. Kanthas make perfect picnic rugs and they’re great draped over sofas and stools. They’re delicious across […]

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Life’s Simple Pleasures..

At ibbi we love life’s simple pleasures and can’t help embracing the quirky. So when we spotted these metal flamingo watering cans in Rajasthan we couldn’t resist them. Yes. We’ve told you about them before.. but it’s summer and what better way to spend a few moments of your day than pottering on your patio, drenching […]

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21st Century Linen Never Looked So Good!

We all have times when we tire of our biscuit, beige and bland interiors. So why not transform your chairs and style up your sofas  by adding a splash of contemporary colour? Our Kempley linen cushions in gorgeous 100% linen have been a huge hit this summer. They’re bold and bright and just what your […]

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