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What happens on Broadway Market London

Come and experience the wonders of Broadway Market London to uplift and enhance your weekend with a range of artisan scented candles and home fragrance. Broadway market is one of London’s historic street markets dating as far back as 1883. Originally serving the local working-class community with fresh produce, kitchenware and leathercraft, today’s market is a vibrant and bustling scene of artisans selling international foods, handmade textiles, jewellery, pottery, handmade fragrance and even dog treats. For Aequill, the market is a place that, for the past five years, has hosted our Mum’s Aromatherapy Shop, a home fragrance range of scented candles, room sprays and reed diffusers all composed from pure essential oils. Behind the stall you’ll have the chance to...

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Introducing Zofia Sobota: Our in house Graphic Designer and Artist in London

Our in-house graphic designer Zofia Sobota joined Aequill in the autumn of 2021 and has undertaken an all-round rebrand, as well as designing the packaging for our upcoming range of perfumes. Hi Zofia, before joining Aequill last year, you’d just moved from Warsaw to London, how are you finding the city? It’s great, I feel at home already. Without knowing much about the different London districts, I ended up living in Hackney Wick which has an environment of creativity that I really like. I couldn’t have been luckier. I absolutely love the vibe of East London, it’s diversity and the alternative scene. You’ve worked with a variety of different companies: a food design studio, the editorial office of a magazine,...

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Our Artist in Residence: An Interview with Ekaterina Adelskaya

My name is Jintana, as founder of Aequill, it has always been my dream to create beautiful and thoughtful pieces of work in collaboration with talented people. I met Ekaterina (or Kate as we now know her) after being introduced through Ecka, (read her interview here.) Ecka was the first to join our artist in residence programme back in 2020. After seeing Kate's stunning work, I quickly noticed our shared interests in materials. In this interview I deep dive into her thinking, her work for Aequill, inspirations and how she intends on taking over the art world. Could you tell us about working with Aequill? I’ve always been interested in scents. Fragrance composition, for me, is a true art form, so naturally,...

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Our Artist in Residence: Ecka Mordecai

Our artist in residence programme brings together creatives from different backgrounds in the spirit of creativity, experimentation and innovation. I first met Ecka Mordecai in early 2020 because we had neighboring studios and she came sniffing around the Aequill workshop out of curiosity. At the time she was working as a musician and sound artist but showed a raw passion and talent with scent so I trained her in fragrance and our story blossomed from there. Over the past two years Ecka has worked with us to push our value of beautiful craft and outstanding products, always stretching the boundaries of what contemporary fragrance could be.  This week, I am interviewing Ecka, our in-house perfumer and the nose behind the upcoming...

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Meet the founder of Aequill

  A Childhood Dream Aequill was a business I dreamt up when I was 10 years old. I’d always known I was going to start a business. As a child I watched my parents, both of whom are entrepreneurs, put different business ideas to the test. My dad was a market trader and bought and sold a variety of goods and my mum was involved with many little projects until her own business finally took off. I learnt a lot about hard work and endurance from watching 2 very determined people from a young age try to make an impact on the world. The Role Model My mum is a very glamorous lady who loved dressing up, the dress, the hair, the make...

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