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From the Mycelium packaging (that's packaging made out of mushrooms - yes mushrooms) to the vegan candle inside that's inspired completely from nature and different places around the world, get ready to let it burn and drift off into an adventure...
INSPIRED BY DREAMLAND
The most prominent memory that is widely shared from Dreamland is riding the large wooden scenic railway style roller coaster which once had over half a million people use it every year. To experience this location is to walk around this monumental disused ride, itself a victim of arson, with the scent of burnt wood and charred leather surrounding you to then find yourself at the back of the site where there was once the ornamental gardens.
The fragrance of the burnt Dreamland ride gives way instead to the Victorian roses that are still growing where they were originally planted and have seen the amusement park in its journey from popularity to demolition and finally now to a resurrection as the remaining burnt ride is restored.
HOW TO BURN
Mycelium is the root system of mushrooms (fungi) and is usually found underground where its tiny white threads weave together. Within our packaging, these threads intertwine with agricultural waste such as sawdust, flax and hemp husks and are left to grow around a mould for a period of time. Once the whole mould has turned white it means that the Mycelium has fully encompassed the form and is acting like glue. It is then removed from the mould and left to grow for an additional short period of time, so it takes on the lovely velvety texture. Once it has been dried, the final product is lightweight, yet fire and impact resistant. After being used for its intended purpose, it can be reused, composted or planted in your garden to improve soil quality.
Our seed paper is made from recycled paper pulp mixed with wild flower seeds. When feeling green-fingered, place the paper on top of a pot of compost and water well. Make sure the paper has access to light and warmth and keep the soil moist. Once the seedlings have grown big enough, you can transfer them to your garden for the birds and bees to enjoy!
Haeckels are a brand that I have been stalking on instagram for a long time, watching their constant improvement on incredible packaging I've never seen before as well as stunning products that I know you will love as much as I do!
Now I have room in our new warehouse I am so proud to be a stockist of Haeckels and their range, inspired by Nature, packaged by nature and bringing a natural elegance to everything they create!
"Honesty is what drives Haeckels forward. It’s the transparency of our journey that allows our community and collaborators to connect with us. We are a self-financed tiny giant. Every member of our team plays multiple roles – formulating, making, designing, photographing, programming, planning and installing – leading to the impression of a company many times our actual size."