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Trouva Icons

We’ve been championing Europe’s best independent bricks-and-mortar boutiques and helping you explore the carefully-curated shelves of local gems for 7 years. To celebrate our birthday, we’re spotlighting 7 Trouva Icons from the archives, bestselling design classics curated by our independent boutiques that our customers have loved time and time again.
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1. Ferm Living Ripple Glassware

Danish brand Ferm Living’s sleek brand of Copenhagen cool has been a cult hit with the design-minded since 2006. Its mouth-blown Ripple Glassware collection, including carafes, cocktail coups and stackable tumblers, is a staple of minimalist tablescapes everywhere.

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2. Gluggle Jug

An icon of British design, the koi carp-shaped Gluggle Jug was first designed in Staffordshire in the 1870s and quickly became a novelty hit thanks to the unique gurgling sound it makes when water is poured from the spout. Available in a joyful array of rainbow hues, it’s been a household favourite since the Queen was given a special edition in 1950.

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3. HAY PC Lamp

HAY has become a household name thanks to its playful, modern and multifunctional design. Coming in a host of contemporary colours, its battery-operated PC Lamp is a cult classic. With its modernist silhouette and ambient downlight glow, the PC Lamp is a multifunctional favourite for indoor and outdoor use.

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4. Fine Little Day Swimmer Print

Artist Elizabeth Dunkers’ Swedish lifestyle brand Fine Little Day celebrates self-expression and play throughout its collection of textiles and prints. The brand’s bestselling Swimmers Print is a meditative ode to swimming pools, lakes and seas, adding a touch of calm to any space.

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5. Ichendorf Tumbler

Founded in Germany, based in Italy and celebrated the world over, Ichendorf Milano is renowned for its hand-blown artisanal glassware. It's playful tumblers, featuring a host of 3D figures from desert plants to coral reef farm animal motifs, are now a collectors item.

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6. HKliving ‘70s Ceramics

This bestselling Dutch brand brings offbeat design to every corner of your home. Its ‘70s Ceramics collection, including cake stands, coffee cups and stacking bowls, feature playful experiments with bright and bold glaze. Mix and match to bring a retro touch to kitchen cupboards.

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7. Ilex Studio Avocado Vase

With its design rooted in simplicity, Ilex Studio’s Avocado Vase is home decor at its most interactive and engaging. Accompanied by a 36-page handbook on how to help your seed thrive, it’s the perfect gift for plant enthusiasts and beyond.

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