Trash In Style! New Brabantia x Orla Kiely Bins

orla-kiely-brabantia-bins-1Trash. Rubbish. Garbage. No matter what term you use to describe your unwanted or recycled items, there’s no longer a need to hide it away before they leave your home. No more wonky bins hanging from the cupboard door beneath the sink – no siree! Enter stage right: the fancy pants (and oh so graphic/colourful/stylish) new bin from Brabantia. I’ve been a fan of Brabantia bins for sometime (remember this mint beauty?!), but their latest collaboration with ‘Queen of prints’ Orla Kiely is one of my favourites to date. Of course, that extra splash of make-you-smile style yellow in the lid really sold it to me too!orla-kiely-brabantia-bins-2Orla Kiely’s stem pattern is now world famous for it’s instant retro feel, which is why I feel it works so well on Brabantia’s iconic Retro Bin design. There’s a cream on charcoal with an orange lid colourway, but the black on cream with the yellow lid was my favourite! I was drawn to the graphic repeat pattern and splash of accent colour in the design. I think it’s the perfect way to dip your toes into both design elements without committing to a whole wall or scheme based on either. That’s what I love about good design, how it can transform an everyday object into something fun, stylish and notable in a space.orla-kiely-brabantia-bins-3The smaller 12 and 20 litre Retro Bins are ideal for smaller spaces, I like to place two side by side so I have one for recycling and one for rubbish. The larger 30 litre size is a good size for the kitchen but is still compact enough that it doesn’t take over the space. I love the hit of pattern and hue it brings to this streamlined white kitchen! orla-kiely-brabantia-bins-4The range is exclusive to John Lewis until April 2015 and if you buy one of the limited edition bins from them between 13-18 February you will be entered into a prize draw to win a Β£500 Orla Kiely room set. You can find out more over on Brabantia’s blog! I’d love to know where you would use these stylish bins in your home?orla-kiely-brabantia-bins-5

// Photography by Will Taylor | Posted in partnership with Brabantia, all views my own


  • Reply DEe February 13, 2015 at 8:12 am

    You are such a talented stylist, Will! These look like catalogue pictures!! The pop of yellow makes the bins so ‘you’! πŸ™‚

    • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar February 13, 2015 at 8:16 am

      @Dee – That’s such a lovely comment, thank you! I really enjoyed styling the bins and bringing the make-you-smile style home! πŸ™‚

  • Reply Julie February 13, 2015 at 8:14 am

    These are incredible! Definitely getting the big one for our kitchen. Thanks for the introduction!

  • Reply Gilly @ Colour Saturated Life February 13, 2015 at 9:10 am

    Oh my goodness! I love these bins, I need one in my house now! The yellow is perfection!

  • Reply Chichi Furniture February 13, 2015 at 9:10 am

    Love the yellow in the kitchen, so cheery and fun and still super stylish :O)

    • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar February 13, 2015 at 9:23 am

      @Chi chi Furniture – Thank you! I was so pleased with how it looked in the space, too! Like you say, fun but stylish – total #makeyousmilestyle!

  • Reply Gina K February 13, 2015 at 9:28 am

    Love this! I also love the wall mounted table, could you tell me where it’s from please?

    • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar February 13, 2015 at 10:29 am

      @Gina – It’s the Skagerak Georg console table by Christina L Halstrom, and I bought it from Heals!

  • Reply Sarah G February 13, 2015 at 9:30 am

    Ooh. Love the colours! Where are the desk and stool from in the top photo?

    Ta v much x

    • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar February 13, 2015 at 10:29 am

      @Sarah – Thanks so much! Sure, it’s the Skagerak Georg console table by Christina L Halstrom – I bought it from Heals.

  • Reply mary beth February 13, 2015 at 10:54 pm

    I’m in the USA but I’m wondering if you couldn’t store some good ol’ TP in the bath in those gorgeous bins. Beautiful!

  • Reply Siobhan February 16, 2015 at 9:26 am

    I am a big Orla Kiely fan, my house is like a shrine to her work but I have to say that this is one of the better products I have seen in a long time! It is so smart and cheerful!

  • Reply Belma February 26, 2015 at 9:29 am

    Love these, I’ve been seeing them everywhere! Who knew a bin could be so exciting πŸ™‚

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