July 2017

The Ethical Silk Company is based in Ireland

If you don't like to think about the nitty gritty of silk production, you might want to consider Peace or Ahimsa silk. The Ethical Silk Company has a small range of products for which no Bombyx mori met a hot water end

Museum of London

The Museum of London has a new artefact - an ancient sarcophagus discovered in London's Southwark

Prisoners are paid for their work for Fine Cell Work

The social enterprise that trains prisoners in creative needlework turns 20 this year with a move to larger premises in London's Battersea

Greenwich is home to Ikea's latest store

The homewares giant has been granted planning permission for a 33,000m2 store to serve south east London. The design has sustainability at its core and staff will receive the Real Living Wage

DesignRaaga products add colour but can be incorporated into modern homes

Not all fair trade homewares suit contemporary homes, but Nandita Narayan, founder of online boutique DesignRaaga, has been scouring the world for pieces with real design flair as well as being eco-friendly and ethical

Kids will love to help make the cards..and play the game

The long school holidays are almost upon us..and Kajsa's thinking about games that children can help make as well as play