Tag Archives: interiors

Brighten up your home as the nights draw in

It’s finally happened the clocks have gone back and autumn is officially upon us but don’t be disheartened by the longer evenings. We’ve got some great lighting suggestions to brighten up your home. Having the right indoor lighting can turn a house into a home. Table lamps are perfect for providing different levels of light. [...]

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GET THE PICTURE!

“A picture is worth a thousands words!”  It’s true, a photograph  can reveal so much, it can tell a story, capture a moment in time, a feeling, a first smile. It can set a scene, emulate a mood or just make you laugh! Choose a frame to fit your photograph .  You can really enhance a photograph by selecting [...]

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CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS & THE STORIES BEHIND THEM

We have a wonderful selection of gift ideas perfect for Christmas.   At Nkuku we are passionate about fair trade and traditional skills. We love knowing the whole story from artisan to the end customer.  We’ve put together some of our favourite fair trade Christmas gift ideas, starting with the Savannah shopper -  the  ’must have’ accessory this [...]

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PHOTO SHOOT – AUTUMN WINTER 2013

Our Creative team have worked tirelessly to produce our latest trade catalogue – it’s beautiful and and we are very proud if it! In this week’s blog Jess, our Creative Manager, reveals some behind the scenes images taken from the Autumn Winter 2013 shoot. The lifestyle photo shoot plays a key role in bringing the product to life and [...]

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IS THE TRAVELLER LIFE FOR YOU?

Every spring a beautiful traditional gypsy caravan, complete with Piebald heavy horse, camp on some common land nearby and I drive past and think how wonderful and free the traveller life must be but also possibly sometimes a bit cold and damp and probably not quite the romantic notion I had in mind.  For the less [...]

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SPRING STORAGE

Nkuku have extended their storage solutions to include lots of work top storage from hand painted tins to beautiful glass boxes. Here are a few of our favourite pieces and some ideas on how to use them. Spring is finally in the air and with it comes a need to fling open the windows, fold [...]

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LOG CABIN CHIC

The days are finally getting longer and maybe even a fraction warmer (OK so it’s freezing!) As you emerge from winter here are some inspirational interior ideas from Nkuku, perfect for an outside summer house or log cabin. These beautiful rustic textures create the perfect back drop for our warm red and natural jute rugs. [...]

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Nkuku Pinterest Competition

We hope you have already discovered Pinterest but if not please have a look.  It’s a really great place for ideas, inspiration and general entertainment! We are delighted to announce nkuku’s first ever competition- with the lucky winner receiving a £250 Gift Voucher! To enter please follow the steps below: 1. Join Pinterest (if you [...]

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  • Nkuku specialise in eco friendly, fairly traded homeware and gifts. Our products are inspired by the traditional skills of artisans throughout Africa and India. We combine contemporary design with age old traditions, natural materials and sustainable methods of production. We passionately support fair trade and consider the environment in everything we do.