Introducing Joy to the Amara Team

It’s no secret that customer services are constantly busy solving the queries and problems any Amara customer may have and their ever-growing team has become one more with the introduction of French Customer Service Adviser Joy. Helping our French customers, we grab Joy for five minutes to discuss favourite bakes and surprise facts!

What were you doing before you joined Amara?
Before I joined Amara, I studied French & Spanish at the University of Southampton so this involved a lot of essay writing and exams and of course, some partying too!

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Exploring Maison & Objet: Part 2

For part two of the Maison & Objet Paris trade show we take a look at the new collections by some of our favourite designers. Last week, Sam, Kate, Emily and Lauren continued to explore the vast number of stands Maison had to offer, keeping a look out for any new and exciting brands whilst being sure to catch up with Amara’s current designer selection. We take a first look at some of the new collections launched at the trade show…

Renowned designer Tom Dixon explores his fascination with materials further as he reveals the SS17 offering. Positioned in the reflection of the brand’s eye-catching metallic lighting, textured finishes and irregular curves provide the perfect addition to a home during the warmer summer months.

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Maison & Objet: 2017 Trends

Last week our Amara Buying Team were busy overseas as they took on the Maison & Objet Paris trade show. A permanent fixture in the team’s calendar, the show hosts hundreds of top brands all boasting their latest collections and trends. Sam, Kate, Emily and Lauren walked thousands of steps exploring every room and they let us in on some of 2017’s top interior trends.

Back in December, Greenery was announced as Pantone’s colour of the year and so it was no surprise that the halls at Maison & Objet were filled with the tone. Perfect for refreshing an interior as the season turns from winter to spring, the natural tone effortlessly creates a vibrant and positive living space.

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A Huge Welcome to Rebecca!

With the turn of the New Year it is time to catch up with some of our newer staff members. Nestled within the Purchasing department we find Purchasing Admin Assistant Rebecca where we spend five minutes talking about hobbies, perfect weekends and work!

What were you doing before you joined Amara?
Before I joined Amara  I used to work for a company as a Purchase Ledger Clerk in the accounts department- It is very different to what I do now although aspects of both job roles do link closely together which has helped massively with my understanding!

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Justine Visits Comic Con New York

This week we catch up with Retouching Team Leader Justine as she updates us on her out of office pastime. As an enthusiast for cosplay and having attended numerous conventions in London, Justine recently visited New York to experience the excitement and thrill that the big city has to offer.

Armed with a camera, press pass and copious amounts of energy to see her through the ten day long trip. We catch up with Justine to find out how her time away went and how New York Comic Con compared to the conventions held in London…

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