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  • Vurchoo was born out of creator Alex's drive to create beautiful jewellery that has a positive impact on the world. Inspired by the art of street children, Alex creates pieces which not only look styl ...
  • When the pandemic hit Graphic Designer Jess Howard found a new way to bring her passions for print design and unique materials together by creating Matere Studio. 
  • Dogs are no longer just pets but furry family members who deserve sumptuous, aesthetically pleasing beds, toys and accessories. Olive & Berry bring their passion for dogs and interiors together by cre ...
  • Deadpan's truthfully refreshing cards range is sure to bring giggles and sarcastic eye rolls to any celebration. With the brand being born out of the creator's dislike for cringeworthy cards, Deadpan ...
  • Victoria Eggs draws on childhood inspiration to create the designs on her homeware products. Coming from a fine art background Victoria creates intricate designs that add a sophisticated touch to even ...
  • Blackmarket is a fresh sustainable start up that is making consumers re-think the way they buy handwash. The brand's dedication to eliminating single-use plastics from their products and allowing cons ...
  • Discover the innovative sustainability ethos behind Coffeenotes from their Marketing Manager, Chess. The stationery brand may have only begun during the pandemic but they have an exciting future ahead ...
  • Textile designer Hannah Refaat uses her British - Egyptian heritage as inspiration for her accessories collection. Drawing on Middle Eastern environments, colours, materials and techniques she has cre ...
  • Family run Haynes Gourmet was started by Charity Haynes along with her Father and Husband. It was birthed out of the family's love for Candied Jalapenos which they have now brought to the UK market. 
  • Ed Crispin launched his photography company Carpe Lumen at the end of 2019 having been a photographer for 25 years. From his experience he has created a range of greetings cards using his extensive ar ...
  • CoconuTacha is a vibrant stationery brand consisting of bright and uplifting colour palettes sure to draw any stationery lover attention! Founder and Director Natacha started the business when she was ...
  • RubyKite was created after friends Tamara and Joy began transferring Tamara's art prints in to textile designs and printing them on silk scarves. They wanted to create a brand focused on fashion longe ...
  • Family run brand FRAAS treasures heritage, passion and tradition at the centre of it's business practices and product creation. Along with ensuring their woven jacquards are sustainable the company us ...
  • Since 2003 Branch Jewellery have been creating stunning wooden jewellery in timeless styles and bold designs. The brand focuses on using sustainable practices including Fair Trade for their suppliers, ...
  • As the world slowed down during 2020 due to the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, Sally Tettersell began her retro inspired surface pattern design business. Drawing on childhood memories which helped ...
  • BEHIND THE BRAND | Teddo Play

    03 Sep 2021 Inonge Litia
    Can you give an introduction to who you are and who/what your brand is and how long your brand has been around for? Is this your first Top Drawer?  Hello, we’re Keisha & Amit, the wife & husband team ...
  • Can you give an introduction to who you are and who/what your brand is and how long your brand has been around for? Is this your Top Drawer? My name is Jessica McLean and I am the owner of SKIN LUX CO ...
  • With non-essentials stores across the country set to reopen in just a few weeks, Visual Merchandising Specialist and Founder of Dot to Dot, Kat Maclennan shares her top 5 tips for a successful reopeni ...
  • Started by flower delivery company, Bloom & Wild in 2019, the Thoughtful Marketing Movement has grown exponentially in recent years, with more ‘opt-out’ or ‘hit pause’ emails landing in inboxes ahead ...
  • WELCOMING A NEW ERA FOR DESIGN IN JAPAN

    17 Feb 2021 Jordan Evans
    Changing global trends and increased access to opportunities through digital mean that, in recent years, there has been a shift away from the Tokyo-centric design that has dominated post-war Japan tow ...
  • Ten Questions with: Crafts Council UK

    16 Feb 2021 Harry McKinley
    Julia Bennet, Head of Research & Policy, and Caroline Jackman, Talent Development Manager, on the craft boom, navigating the pandemic and why slow design can transform society.
  • As an artist and designer herself, Sarah Hamilton knows just how valuable the smallest acts of support can be for independent brands. Determined to remind customers just how important where they choos ...
  • Louise Daniel's Festive Favourites

    09 Oct 2020 Jordan Evans
    With the Christmas season fast approaching, there’s no time like now to be stocking all things festive. Founder of indie marketplace, And so to Shop, Louise Daniel has selected her top picks from On D ...
  • BEHIND THE BRAND Wrapuccino

    07 Oct 2020 Jordan Evans
    Reinvigorating the world of wrapping just in time for the busy festive period, we took a few minutes to get to know how sustainable new brand Wrapuccino came to life, plus learn a bit more about what’ ...