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Moebe - Masters of Scandinavian Design

Moebe - Masters of Scandinavian Design

All good ideas start with a pen and paper. You know that you have a good one but how do you convince everyone else? It did not take Scandinavian brand Moebe long to convince others, which says a great deal. Architects Martin de Neergaard Christensen, Nicholas Oldroyd and cabinet maker Anders Thams wandered the streets of Copenhagen to sell their innovative frames and soon were struggling to keep up with demand. The Danes liked them. Moebe Frame Take a common product which one feels cannot be reinvented and strip it back to basics; a frame generally has four strips of...

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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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