furniture

Interview: Benjamin Baldwin

September

The Slowpoke: BENJAMIN BALDWIN // Photo by: Hilary Walker Benjamin Baldwin is a man who opts for time honoured methods over modern shortcuts. He finds beauty in every join and detail and the time and skills required to get there. And as a maker who works only with recycled materials (and machinery!) he knows the value of a decent piece of otherwise discarded timber better than many.
Interview: Benjamin Baldwin
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INTERVIEW: HANDKRAFTED

October

The Slowpoke: HANDKRAFTED There’s something very special about having a piece of furniture in your home that you know someone has made carefully, lovingly and masterfully with their own hands. The culmination of hours of effort and years of skill. Fred Kimel thinks so too (and no doubt has a home filled with said special items), which is why he recently started Handkrafted¬†– a site that puts us in touch with local furniture makers. Filled with ready-made and custom timber pieces
INTERVIEW: HANDKRAFTED
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THE ASSEMBLY

September

theslowpoke_theassemblyhome1 Getting together with friends or family to share – whether that be a meal, a cup of tea, a sweet something, or laughter – is one of the essential moments of community, and of living a slow and happy life. With this very ethos, The Assembly was born. Started by a trio of friends, Johan, Nia and Scarlet, The Assembly is a collection of handmade and environmentally-aware homewares that are simple and beautiful in both their function and
THE ASSEMBLY
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