Categories / Christmas, Design and Interiors

Make your own Trellick Tower stocking at the East London Design Show


The Trellick Tower on this Christmas stocking will look very familiar to regular readers of this site. Well, if you're a fan of the design, Clothkits (we featured another of their collaborations with People Will Always Need Plates on the VW dungarees earlier this week) are running Make your own Trellick Tower stocking workshops at the East London Design Show over this weekend. The workshops cost just £10 and have all the materials, equipment and helping hands necessary to craft your own Christmassy Brutalist architecture-inspired stocking. 

The East London Design Show runs from the 4 to 6 December at Shoreditch Town Hall. Included in the 100 plus exhibitors are designers like Michelle Mason, Mini Moderns and Snowden Flood, all of whose work has been previously featured on this site. So, even if you don't fancy getting crafty, the fair still seems well worth a visit. 

For more details and to book your place on the workshop visit the Clothkits website

Categories / Christmas

Roddy & Ginger Christmas stocking

R&G christmas stocking

The countdown to Christmas begins in earnest tomorrow. There's always lots of tempting ideas for gifts on these pages but how do you collect together all your gifts in a suitably retro style? Perhaps this Christmas stocking from Roddy & Ginger can help. 

It's a simple white stocking printed with a bird motif, one of Scandinavian folk-art designs that Roddy & Ginger do so well. The stocking is available in two colour combinations – either red and pink or chocolate and blue – and is printed on cotton, though they will make it in linen for you on request 

And, very importantly, at almost half a metre long there's lots of space for your presents inside. 

The stocking costs $26 from their Etsy store