Heart Wood from Dulux

Yes, colours, like people, need championing, so let's hear it for warm pinky mauve Heart Wood, which Dulux has crowned COTY 2018

This popular exhibition takes place at London's ExCel. You'll find it hugely helpful if you're thinking about renovating your property.. or dreaming of doing a self-build

Windsor sofa

Joules has teamed up with British manufacturer DFS to produce the Joules Collection of sofas and chairs

The Guest by Jaime Hayón for Lladró

The word ornament has grim connotations. But don't make your dogs, birds or dancing ladies hide away, because ceramic ornaments mean a huge amount to us - and sales are on the rise

Features

Off grid out in west Wales

Moving out of the city and want more energy independence and to reduce your CO2 emissions? It's not as hard as you may imagine

Silk and wool throws by felt expert Claudy Jongstra for Willer

Felt is one of the earliest fabrics made by man, and thousands of years later we still love it for its beauty, warmth, strength and eco-friendliness.

The shed is on show at the V&A in London until 25 October

The thing about sheds is when you see one, you want one..and you starting thinking about how yours could be really really nice. Well be inspired by this hardwood shed on castors

People

Katcha designed this crocodile toy from old tractor tyres

Deco heads to Bristol to meet an independent designer who's putting tyres, wheels and inner tubes to good use

Martin Azua

We profile top designer Martín Azúa, who talks about nature, craft, going local and his Numbered collection of homewares that he hopes will make daily life better

Accessories

letterfest coat hook with vintage style lettering

Take pride in your address...and when memory loss sets in down the line and you can't remember your house number, well you can see it straight away...

Bicoca portable lamp

Portable lamps are such a good idea and Marset's Bicoca is a great example of this growing genre of rechargeable lighting

eglooinfo.it - Egloo says it can warm up a 20m2 space by 2-3 degrees in 30 minutes

If you get chilly while working late at your desk, or you need a bit of heat during an al fresco supper, the Egloo could be just the thing to give you that soupçon of additional heat to keep you going

Interiors

Ethical and fair trade brand Sep offers exquisite hand-embroidered homewares and decorative accessories. Pieces are hand-made by Palestinian refugees in Jordan who are skilled in the art of cross stitching; and four years into the project, some 800 women are working with Sep

Roman blinds and curtains are a great combination

Roman blinds are fast becoming the nation's favourite window treatment, but there are other options too, depending on your needs and budget

Wall tiles made from recycled paper by US' MioCulture, £32 for 12 tiles, plus shipping

How environmentally friendly is wallpaper? If 'not very' is the answer...which it is.. what products can be used to make our walls green and interesting company? Kay Hill investigates