Tag "Bra Bohag"

My neighbourhood: Easter Road, Edinburgh

Linking the east of Edinburgh's city centre to Leith is Easter Road, an area sometimes dismissed as bit grungy but one that's full of life and much beloved of its residents. At the top of the road is popular local hangout The Manna House Bakery which offers 30 types of handcrafted breads and authentic European pastry delicacies freshly baked in store each day. With a New York, Sullivan St Bakery

Bra Bohag: mid century furniture, art and good things

In the heart of the bustling Edinburgh neighbourhood of Easter Road is Bra Bohag, a tiny establishment that has been described as 'without doubt the best retro shop in Scotland'. Run by the hugely knowledgeable and enthusiastic team of Jim and Louice, it's a treasure trove of mid century classic furniture and artefacts sourced from the UK and Scandinavia. The shop regularly stocks pieces by Ercol, G-Plan, Stag and McIntosh

Festivals for the weekend: Remade; West End; Culross

  Remade Home is a new show and marketplace for people with an interest in 'eco chic design and sustainable home style'. There's a laidback, vintage vibe and a chance to meet artists and local craftmakers who create treasure from trash. Exhibitors include Edinburgh based mid century specialists Bra Bohag, restylers Dear Old Blighty and Trash Furnishing, Mini Moderns from London, jeweller Tarnish and textile makers Alphabet and Clarabella Unique Textiles. The show