Anki and Anneli are the dream team known by the name One Must Dash.. they combine some thoroughly British sentiment with a touch of cool clean Scandinavian style, it’s no wonder they make our most popular prints….
We decided it was time to find out a little bit more about them, so we send out some questions in their direction.
Hello ladies! Thanks for taking the time to answer our questions…
Ok, number one has to be: Where is your hometown and where are you based now?
We are both from Sweden, the Southern part, right now Anki lives in Gothernburg and Anneli lives in Brighton.
What do you have on your beside table?
Anki: I don’t have a bedside table, unfortunately.
Anneli: I have a notepad, a glass of water and my phone.
What home ware item do you always seek to find the perfect version of?
We both crave decorative and creative furniture that can be used as useful storage.
The house is on fire! What do you grab?
The children of course! We would probably panic so much, running around screaming- I don’t think anything would be grabbed! Maybe our partners would have to grab us to take us out of there!
Do we sound hysterical?! ha ha!
What is your greatest source of inspiration?
Anki: Anneli is hilarious and tall.
Anneli: Anki is rather amusing and short.
Describe your collection in three words:
B & W, Quirky and Decorative.
What home ware item do you own that is most coveted by your friends?
Anki: My hysterically colourful plates they have a bit of a jungle theme.
Anneli: My extremely long teak sideboard, it deals with a large amount of things that would otherwise just be hanging around.
What would surprise people about you?
That’s a tricky question! Maybe that we have long skype sessions in our pj’s. We both work from home.
What is your current obsession?
Bags. Bags. Bags.
How would you describe your style?
Sometimes typographic, sometimes bold, in other cases it’s retro. But, it is always a little bit funny. It’s like the moustache which is the essence of our idea: decorative and a little bit funny.
What are you working on at the moment?
Did we mention bags? We are also working on some new art prints. We are going to Launch-pad at Pulse in May and we are working on some new products for the show. A bag, a giant pair of scissors and some new art prints ( hairy ones….)
Briefly describe your design process:
We talk, sketch and talk again. Laugh. Reject the idea and put it to one side. Start with a new idea, talk sketch and talk some more. Bring the old idea back into the process. Talk sketch and talk some more. Mix everything together and sleep on it. If we are still laughing in the morning we are done. If not we begin the process again!
Thank you ladies! We can’t wait to see what you have in store this year….