Many years ago a leading retailer ran a Chuck out your Chintz advertising campaign. It was a pretty successful campaign, and some say it changed a nation’s taste. However after years of ‘same same’ furniture and cheap wobbly chipboard drawers, we think the time has come to say Chuck Out Your Chipboard!
In January and February when it’s cold inside and out, many of us think about getting away on holidays to far-away places in the sun. It’s definitely not a holiday, but Kristy and I are off to India on our first buying trip of the year this February. It’ll be hot in Rajasthan, and a chance […]
Looking to treat yourself or your friends without breaking the bank? Here at JUGs, we have a wide range of budget-friendly birthday gifts, real wood stocking fillers and soulful surprises for all the family. From Painted Boxes to Colourful Picture Frames, World Music CDs to Buddha Statues, these gifts under £20 just keep giving. Pop […]
Choosing furniture can be a daunting task. Will it look right? Will it go with your existing home décor? Will it fit?… Luckily Brighton and Hove is awash with award winning and inspiring interior designers who know how to create a great look for your home or office. So we asked six of them, all […]
In an age of information overload, and way too many things to put away, people are looking for ways to make more space so that we can stop being overwhelmed by too much stuff in our lives. This also applies to our homes. According to author and organising consultant, Marie Kondo, having more space in […]
I stumbled across the term ‘Creative Salvage’ the other day whilst looking on the internet for a different way to describe some of our new furniture. Creative Salvage is a movement that came out of London in the 1980’s pioneered by designers like Tom Dixon and Ron Arad, who made decorations and furniture from salvage […]