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Sometimes society can make rather unreasonable demands of us: be successful, be happy, be meaningful! Trying to realise these demands can be stressful and counter-productive. Some of the things society demands of us can be downright ludicrous; be skinny, be young, have a tastefully curated wardrobe!

It may seem counter-intuitive but accepting that things don't always turn out as we would ideally like, and that life can be pretty chaotic, can make us more happy. This way you can spend less time finding the right diet and more time on the important things, like finding the right floral print!

Loudly declare your stoicism with this print of hops and box trees, which represent injustice and stoicism in the language of flowers!


Kafka for President

Pair of cushions
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These limited edition cushions feature typography from a sign held up at a counterculture protest in New York in 1968, spelling out: 'Franz Kafka for President'. The design also features box, which means 'stoicism' in the language of flowers.

The cushions are made from Shantung silk originating from the Chinese province of Shandong. Shantung has been exported for hundreds of years, traditionally being used to make wedding dresses, as you can imagine for a fabric that's still being produced after so long it's really very lovely. Woven with uneven yarns it has a subtle and irregular slub which causes some small printing deficiencies, this is intentional and adds to the character of the fabric. It's one of our favourite fabrics ever!

  • 100% digitally printed Shantung silk
  • Backed with 7oz charcoal denim
  • Shipped with a high quality feather cushion, polyester cushions also available upon request
  • Made in Britain
  • Removable cover, dry clean only
  • 51cm x 31cm




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Kafka for President

Pair of cushions — £90

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