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Our épanoui

Our épanoui

You may or may not know that our brand name translates as ‘to blossom, grow, flourish’. It’s a mantra that is at our very core and it’s something that feels very relevant for us to reflect on at this moment in time. We’re into our fourth year of épanoui now and the growth and evolution we have seen in a little shop and studio has been immense – it’s something we are so proud of and so grateful for. We have truly been on a journey of ‘épanoui’, with beautiful people who have helped us along our way. And this...

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Meet the Maker - Hannah Carvell

Meet the Maker - Hannah Carvell

Here at épanoui, we’re proud to stock the work of artisans and makers from both near and far. Last month we were very excited to introduce the work of local artist, Hannah Carvell to our shop and studio. Featuring bold blocks of colours, sausage dogs, quirky statements and GLITTER (yes, GLITTER), Hannah’s screen-prints and illustrations are a must-have pop of all things wonderful (much like the artist herself). As Hannah’s first stockist (eeeeee!) we asked her to share a little about her world with us as our August Meet the Maker. So, kick your feet up, find a sausage dog...

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Gifts for Teachers

Gifts for Teachers

We’ve all had them. The good, the bad, the memorable and the down-right whacky... They’re the people who helped to shape us, offering up their knowledge, support, guidance, love and dedication to get us to where we are today. Teachers. We salute you. School’s almost out and the sunshine months are ahead of us. It’s the time of year where we like to look back on teachers who have inspired us along the way, and we get to say thank you to those who are inspiring the next generations in schools today. From the art teacher that once danced in...

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Meet The Maker - Talia Giles

Meet The Maker - Talia Giles

To kick off our first Meet The Maker of 2019 we've been chatting to artist and dear friend Talia Giles. Here at épanoui we have been stocking Talia's fine art prints since day dot and we know how much you all love her work. Talia's mixture of modern design practice with traditional posed portrait make her pieces very distinctive and striking for any wall that they grace.  Here is a little snapshot of Talia's day to day, what makes her tick and some exciting news about upcoming collections. So grab a cuppa and discover more about this Bedfordshire based maker. ...

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