Journal

Writing a Book 101: Finding the Words, Photoshoots and Promotion
Click here to pre-order your copy of the book  In part one of Writing a Book 101, I took you behind the scenes of what securing a book deal with my publishing house, Quadrille, was like. Today, however, I wanted...
Marie Claire - Christmas Gift Guide
What an absolute honour to be featured in the latest issue of Marie Claire! It is packed with an amazing Christmas gift guide from some of the 'UK's most creative small businesses' their words not ours.  Grab your copy now...
The Gift of Giving - La Basketry Reverse Advent Calendar 2018
A tradition launched last year, La Basketry will launch its Reverse Advent Calendar 2018 at the CREOATE pop-up store in Covent Garden on Saturday 1 December and it promises to be BIGGER and BETTER than ever!    This year again,...
A month in Senegal...
  It has been a bit quiet here but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been busy… Just the opposite.   Early March, I decided to fly to Senegal for a month for a much-needed break and to obviously work on...
House & Garden
We were super excited to pick up the March issue of the beautiful House & Garden to discover a lovely feature on La Basketry entitled 'Design with a conscience'.  Creating colourful and ethical homewares is at the heart of our business...
More Senegalese Crafts Coming Soon...
An exciting new chapter for La Basketry... Providing a platform to showcase handcrafted Senegalese crafts with the world and generate regular employment for their artisans has been at the heart of our business since our launch last May. Our first...
House Beautiful
A great way to start the year! House Beautiful February 2018 focuses on Clearing the Clutter and offers plenty of storage ideas including our Medium Prism Basket in Turquoise.  House Beautiful February 2018 issue is currently available in newsstands. 
17 highlights of 2017
Before we officially say goodbye to 2017, we felt it was only right to take a trip down memory lane and share 17 moments that made this year a very special one...  1. Going live on 28 January with a...
Donate to our Reverse Advent Calendar and Receive a Mini-Basket
I've started a new tradition in my house with a Reverse Advent Calendar! Each day I'm adding an item to this basket and on Christmas Eve I'll be donating the contents to First Love Foundation who's doing some amazing work in...
The Making of a Basket
xxxx La Basketry’s baskets are handwoven outside of Thies, which is the third largest city of Senegal and the city where our parents were born and raised. This is also the place Mamy and I spent all our summers until...
Meet Who's Behind La Basketry: Part 2
  After meeting Mamy in Part 1, meet Tabara in this week's feature on who's behind La Basketry...  ⠀1. Who are you? I'm Tabara - I'm the other half of La Basketry. I've been living in London for 10 years...
Meet who's behind La Basketry: Part 1
We thought it was about time you meet the faces behind La Basketry! In Part 1, meet Mamy, the oldest sister overseeing the operational side of the business.   ⠀⠀⠀⠀1. Who are you?⠀⠀I'm Mamy - I'm 1/2 of La Basketry -...
Stella Magazine
It's not every day that you can share the limelight with Miss Kate Moss! Well, this is exactly what happened on my birthday weekend as I picked up a copy of The Telegraph and Stella featuring La Basketry  I was super...
Livingetc
As the UK’s biggest selling modern homes magazine, we're super honoured to have our 'Aida' storage bowl featured in the September issue of Livingetc.  The magazine is always packed with stunning photography of contemporary homes, clever decorating tips, expert style advice...
Mollie Makes
What a lovely surprise to be featured in the latest issue of Mollie Makes!  Mollie Makes is a lifestyle and craft magazine for those who ' live creatively with the latest crafting trends and easy-to-follow how-tos.' Basketry is a hot...