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Behind the scenes: Autumn Winter 2015 Photo Shoot

The new Autumn Winter Collection  was exciting to shoot as it includes a variety of materials and textures and our creative team has been busy bringing these new pieces to life. As usual we have been on the hunt for new and unusual places to set the scenes for our lifestyle photography.  The search took us far and [...]

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Delectable Cocktails

May is the month of bank holidays; a time for gatherings, bringing together friends and family. It’s a time to relax and enjoy the first signs of summer. What better way to kick things off than with a few delicious cocktails? Our first libation was apparently a favourite of Ernest Hemmingway, a man synonymous not only with great writing, but a fondness [...]

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Recycling has undergone a revolution, it has changed from just being make do and mend to a form of ethical art. From upcycling old out of date pieces by rejuventating them with new twists to recycling glass into wonderful new products.  Recycling allows us to constantly re invent with far less impact on our environment. There [...]

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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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We are delighted to reveal to you our NEW Autumn Winter 2013 collection. We’ve really pushed the boat out this year and introduced nearly 300 new products! It has been exciting and challenging and now we are  thrilled to have everything on the website and ready to share with you.  The hardest part is knowing where [...]

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At Nkuku we believe that the best way to generate new ideas and concepts is to get out and about. Inspiration and ideas come from the bustle of London to the dizzying streets of Delhi, Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City. The artisans we are fortunate to work with are from different parts of the globe and it is wonderful to [...]

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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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Set the scene for the perfect alfresco evening with some of our exquisite lanterns and tableware. Dress your table with braided hemp table mats, pretty recycled glass Daya glasses and beautiful Bimbi and Indus bowls, handmade from sustainable mango wood. Scatter some natural jute cushions on a bench or chair and place some Ayla cotton throws about [...]

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This week we are continuing to share the Nkuku team’s favourite Nkuku products. Bee, our amazingly efficient Finance Manager loves our Pansa floral tins. “ I love this product because it’s perfect for storing my stash of nuts and chocolate!”  Supply Chain Assistant, Steph, when her head is not buried in a spreadsheet or quality control loves walking [...]

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Over the next couple of weeks the Nkuku team will sharing with you their favourite Nkuku products. It has been a brilliant process finding out what everyone loves and how it fits into their home and lifestyle!  We’re starting with Anna, busy working Mum of Florence (below) who couldn’t select just one item but has included [...]

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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.