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Our top 5 unique gifts this month

Our top 5 unique gifts this month

Struggling with unique gift ideas? Here are some of our favourites! Finding the perfect something for someone special can often seem like a near-impossible task, especially if you’ve already exhausted your usual go to’s. Here are some of our favourite unique gifts currently available at Urban Coo for those who wish to say “well done”, “congratulations” or “thank you” in style!   ArchitectMade's Penguin Who doesn’t love penguins? These cute birds are famous for mating for life, but their romantic loyalty is just part of their appeal. Did you also know that penguins laugh when they are tickled, call out...

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Artist Space - Ruth Page Metalwork

Artist Space - Ruth Page Metalwork

The Urban Coo Artist Space will bring you snippets and insights from some of the UK's brightest graduate artists, architects, designers and makers. In this feature we focus on the work of Ruth Page, a metalworker from Edinburgh. Ruth Page studied BA (hons) Jewellery and Silversmithing at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh. Ruth has been awarded the coveted Incorporation of Goldsmith's 'Outstanding Student of the Year Award 2019'. Here we chat to her about life as a silversmith and her exciting plans for the future! Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and what brought you...

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Urban Coo interview with Kate Young Design

Urban Coo interview with Kate Young Design

Jo spent some time earlier this year chatting to the very talented design blogger Kate Young about Urban Coo and revealed little bit about the story behind our brand.   Click here to check it out! Featured above we have the gorgeous KG1 oak table from Danish furniture brand Enkl, the speckled incense holder from Cornish creatives Dor & Tan, and our Paper Collective prints Serious Dreamer, Mother and Black Pants.

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Our favourite home accessory trends this summer

Our favourite home accessory trends this summer

A season to be brave with your home accessories   Heading into warmer weather is the perfect time to revamp your summer décor. Ring in the season on trend with bold colours, fun details, mixed metal features, and nature-inspired accents. Energizing Splashes of Colour   A fun splash of colour is a simple yet effective way to bring the feeling of summer into your home. This summer, home décor is all about saturated, bold colours to brighten up your space. You don’t have to spend tonnes of money and time to achieve this summery look – find a pair of bold, patterned...

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Why we love… Lucie Kaas products

Why we love… Lucie Kaas products

Who is Lucie Kaas? Classic and timeless, yet whimsical and fun, Lucie Kaas is a Danish agency which has been giving Scandinavian design a new flare since 2012. Founded by Esben Gravlev Rasmussen, their main goal has been to revive home objects from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s, including products like the unique “Bordfolk” egg cups. The cups represent different characters, each with their own style and personality, and are sure to brighten up any breakfast table. Since it’s inception, Lucie Kaas’ range of products has grown beyond egg cups to include home décor and other kitchen essentials that are...

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