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Is the growth of green really that good for the t-shirt business?

The ethical consumerism bandwagon is more like a bullet train than a trundling horse-drawn cart, driving through more and more industries, and textiles is no exception. Many will see this as a move in the right direction – the knowledge that a little under one fortieth (2.4%) of the world’s arable land is planted with […]

London Cycling

Cycling is a growing craze here in London. Rachel, Jeremy and Rob, all cycle into work and rave about the benefits to their health and state of mind. I however am slightly more skeptical of taking a commuting option that has a high chance of me being mangled by a white courier van. Velorution is […]

Back from South America

Apologies for the lack of posting to the blog. As some of you may know, I have been away in Argentina and Chile for a month on annual leave. The good ship Indigo was steered expertly by Jo and Essi whilst I had a well earned break in a beautiful part of the world (photo […]

Everyone needs a track number 5

Julia Parker, one of the first employees of Indigo is often fond of making profound philosphical points. As summer comes upon us for another year I remember her passion for an upbeat album called Two Shoes by the Cat Empire, a Melbourne (AUS) based band, and her particular habit of raving about the fifth track. […]

The City of London

“If you want to make money, work in the City” My good friend and colleague, Alan Chance (Creative Director at Allison Mitchell) said this to me when I first started work in London. Walking around ‘the Square Mile’ as the City is often known, is an eye-opening experience. Money seems to ooze from the cracks […]

Mission Statements

Because we have a strong sense of who we are and what we do at Indigo we have wondered about writing a mission statement. I don’t think this is something that should be undertaken lightly so we are going to ponder on it a bit. Moreover, it’s such a busy time of year, our time […]