Five New Year’s resolutions for a healthy home

This is such a common New Year’s resolution but a lot of the time we’re thinking about diet and exercise. One really easy way to become healthier is to create a healthy home. Did you know that a lot of furniture, mattresses and textiles are made with a cocktail of petrochemicals and some even leach […]


The all-natural Christmas gift guide

Our All-Natural Christmas Gift Guide is about treading lightly on the earth, with fairness to makers, and in celebration of craftsmanship.

At southwood we lovingly hand pick each brand we include as part of our collection. We only work with companies who are as committed to natural materials and ethical manufacturing as we are.


Robert Gordon stoneware

We have been a stockist of Robert Gordon ceramics for many years. Each year they release more beautiful new designs and glazes and this year is no exception. Our favorite new piece is their latte cup, free from handles and shaped perfectly to fit your hand. This lovely new piece is available in three timeless […]


Three generations of potters

Robert Gordon has a long history in ceramics. Since 1979 the family business has established themselves as a well known Australian brand. The founder, Robert Andy Gordon followed in his mother’s footsteps, helping her in her studio from a small boy and later becoming a potter in his Gembrook home. Starting out selling pottery at local Melbourne markets with his wife, his pots sold as quickly as he could make them.