Press Releases 2022

The Sustainability Show. October 15 – 16 2022. Business Design Centre, Islington. Press release

Decorex. October 9 – 12 2022, Olympia, London. Press release

Blue Patch in the media

Take a look at CGTN News bulletin Le Journal’s report on London Design Fair with a special feature of Blue Patch’s exhibit.

The Times, 2021

Article in the Times on Friday April 2r, 2020 on handcrafters during the pandemic
newspaper article on handcrafters during the pandemic, part 2, Times, Friday April 2nd
Link to the feature

Reclaim Magazine, 2021

magazine cutting with photo of woman in navy blue dress, with shelves and a drawing behind her.
Jane Langley in Reclaim Magazine

Positive Shopping in Social Enterprise UK, member’s news, 2021

screen shot of a blog showing a man and woman making a chair, and a magazine article called The Power of Positive Shopping
Positive Shopping link to the feature
screen grab of a feature on Blue Patch in social enterprise UK, member's news.

Pebble Magazine, 2021

Pebble magazine link to article

The Times, 2021

Bricks & Mortar, Sunday Times. Jan 22nd 2021.

Our partnership with Manchester Art Gallery was noticed by Katrina Burroughs from the Sunday Times. Her piece on Gifts that keep on giving makes everything worthwhile, it’s fantastic to see how much retail is turning to support culture and social impact, and that these outcomes are enjoyed by everyone.

The Times, 2020

The Sunday Times, Gift Guide. Katrina Burroughs, Dec 13th 2020

We become a Super Brand and show highlight at London Design Fair, showcasing sustainable brands from England, Wales and Scotland. We had a fantastic time with our members and visitors alike!

Blue Patch was a finalist in the Charity and Social Enterprise category for The Southwark Business Excellence Awards 2019.

The Original Sustainable Department Store took place at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester from March 12 – 31, 2019.

We wrote this piece for The RSA on the future of retail and the need for experience-based shopping to revitalise the high street.

Read Connecting Blue Patches with the Power of Positive Shopping by Fay Cannings for Branding Magazine.

‘Blue Patch + Shopping = Renewable Energy’ for The Disruptive Innovation Festival 2017. Listen here.

Jane Langley from Blue Patch chatted to Jen Gale about The Power of Positive Shopping. Listen here.