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Tina Marie Bensten Ceramics

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

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We are very pleased to be new stockist of Tina Marie Bensten beautiful ceramics.

Below is a bit of information about the designer and some insight into production and her workshop.

Tina Marie graduated from the Design School Kolding in Denmark in 2005 with an MA in Ceramic Design and has been working as an independent ceramist ever since. Up until last year Tina Marie made all her products by hand in her workshop in Vesterbro, Copenhagen, but as popularity for her products grew she knew she had to expand production to keep up with demand. One of the key requirements she knew right away was that she wanted to keep production in Denmark.

“It gives me great joy and satisfaction to expand production, but to keep it in Denmark. It may sound over the top, but the thought of being part of keeping and developing know-how and creating jobs in my own country is very appealing to me.” Tina Marie Bensten

Through a colleague she found a workshop on the small island of Langeland in the southern part of Denmark. This workshop, consisting only of a husband and wife team, now carry out the casting, first firing of and also some of the hand painted colouring of Tina Marie’s products. It took several visits to each other’s workshops and the sharing of knowledge and techniques to ensure that everything ran smoothly. One of the things Tina Marie did have to teach the ceramists on Langeland was how to hand paint as this is a more unusual feature of her products.

Check out Tina Marie’s range here

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Take a look at more of Tina Marie’s work on her website here…

Valentines Gift Ideas

Friday, February 7th, 2014

It’s getting near that time of year again. Valentine’s Day is fast approaching (Friday, February 14, just in case) why not get your special someone a little something for the occasion. Check out some of our recommendations…

VejaCabas Soleta, available in Black, Burgundy and Tuile.

£150.00

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Compagnie De ProvenceScented Candles, Soap, Hand Balms and Room Fragrances.

Prices from £5.00

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VintageTake a look at some of our strictly limited stock of vintage goods.

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Some items may be on order or have limited stock, please contact us prior to ordering if you have any queries.

Normann Copenhagen

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Launched in 2002 Normann Copenhagen has a beautiful and ever growing collection of lighting, accessories and furniture.

In the last few years the range has continued to expand and their new furniture pieces have certainly caught our eye. Below are just a few of our favourites.

Toj is a clothes rack with an industrial and simple expression. Its function is evident and its simple construction – with a rail, shelf and trusses – provides space for clothes, shoes and bags.Blog_Toj_Large

The Onkel sofa is another lovely piece. Available as a 2 or 3 seater in various colour options. This sofa has just the right balance of contemporary details and classic styling. Blog_Onkle_2_Seat

Both of the above are by designer Simon Legald, who graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in the summer of 2012.  Simon has designed a stunning range for Normann Copenhagen and is sure to be one to watch for the future.

Many new products seem to be in the pipeline, and we hope to see more great pieces from this company, including this new rectangular version of the very popular Tablo table (coming soon!).

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Keep up to date with New Products, Special Offers, Great Finds and other Cool Things on the TLS Facebook page. Updated daily it’s definitely worth checking out! Facebook_Blog

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Contract/Trade

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The Lollipop Shoppe supplies premium design direct to architects, interior designers and private customers. It represents highly sought-after brands including Artek, Carl Hansen, Established & Sons, Flos, Fritz Hansen, Fredericia, Knoll, Vitra and Swedese. This is just a small selection of the eclectic Lollipop Shoppe portfolio, which is continually evolving to accommodate exciting new relationships and dealership agreements.

The key to any successful relationship is communication. The Lollipop Shoppe’s dedicated retail and contract sales teams provide an approachable-yet-professional service, underpinned by a deep knowledge of design. Staff are informed, impartial and attentive, working closely with clients to fulfil the particular needs of each brief. A single point of contact – dealing with specification, supply and installation – smoothes the whole process, managing any changes and issues along the way.

For furniture or lighting projects that live up to your highest expectations, please contact the Lollipop Shoppe contract team. Alternatively, visit our showroom to sample our products first hand and talk through your requirements.

Companies we work with include:

Calvin Klein

Tommy Hillfigger

Bistroteque

Hennes

Zizzi

Scottish Portrait Gallery

Half Full

Mothercare

Candy & Candy

Found Associates

YMC

Relax Spa

Coco di Mama

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