In a challenging and competitive retail world, The Owlery offers more than just homewares. Quality manufacturing and an eco-view on the environment makes this maker very different to your average high street offering. I spoke with Benjamin about how David Attenborough inspired his work, his thoughts on conservationism and his advice to fellow illustrators wanting to start their own business.
So consumed are we by a bargain we seem to have detached ourselves from the reality that someone somewhere is making and sacrificing their lives for what we own.
As many of you know I'm the co-founder of ethical.market. Back when we first launched we made a pact to always try to go against the grain creating a business that makes a real difference. So on Black Friday instead of unnecessary discounts we donate 100% of profits from the day to charity.