Tag / livelihoods

The Writing’s on the Wall

By hampshirehouse April 29, 2020 blog

Get creative, show your appreciation and gratitude and send out some positive messages. In in doing so you are not only showing your support locally but you are also supporting the craftspeople in Indonesia, who make our POSH Graffiti letters. They desperately need work as Indonesia is one of the countries where millions of people are suffering an extremely acute economic crisis caused by the Global Covid-19 pandemic.
Order POSH Graffiti typography online here.

##clapforourkeyworkers#handmade letters#livelihoods#POSH Graffiti#wooden letters

New in London! Vintage ERB at LASSCO Ropewalk

By hampshirehouse December 7, 2019 blog

Find handcrafted decorations and gifts by 

Emily Readett-Bayley
(creator of the original POSH Graffiti)
at LASSCO Ropewalk.
37 Maltby Street London SE1 3PA

Plus, Forest London houseplants, Labour and Wait homewares and Sansho ceramics all within Lassco’s famous modern salvage emporium.
 
Enjoy a civilised shop during the week or catch the wonderful Maltby Street Food Market on Friday and The Weekend. 
 
Monday to Thursday 9 am-5 pm
Friday 9 am-9.30 pm
Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Sunday 11 am-5 pm

#artisan#Christmas decorations#ethical gifts#ethical salvage#Handmade decorations#Lassco#livelihoods#Maltby Street London

Product Design Consultancy for the RSPB in South Sumatran Rainforest

By hampshirehouse February 8, 2019 blog

Emily returned to Indonesia in February 2019 to design some bird themed products which can be made by the indigenous Batin Sembilan people who live in the Hutan Harapan, Forest of Hope, the last remaining area of lowland rainforest in South Sumatra. It was the first Ecosystem Restoration Concession granted by the Indonesian government and The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds has supported the initiative for 18 years. It is home to many critically endangered birds as well as Sumatran tigers and Asian Elephant. A small community of Batin Sembilan , who are indigenous to the region, also live in the forest and the aim is to utilise their traditional weaving and craft skills and use sustainable materials such as rattan and pandanus grass that can be cultivated in the forest to make baskets, nest boxes and decorations suitable for sale by the RSPB. The hope is to kick start a community craft industry and offer an alternative to working in the palm oil plantations which completely surround this forest.

#agroecology#agroforestry#birds#handicrafts#indigenous#IndigenousPeople#livelihoods#PalmOil#rattan#Reforestation#RSPB#SDG#SumatranTiger#SustainableDevelopment#weaving
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