Livia Mirror by Mirror Deco

Mirror mirror on the wall....there are, of course, many fair designs on the market... but we're taken with Mirror Deco's Livia mirror, which is stunning and eco friendly

Fill your home with plants

Let's hear it for house plants, outdoor cooking and British craftspeople who make good things out of wood and wool. Not to mention scented candles that really DO fill a room with fragrance.

Prisoners are paid for their work for Fine Cell Work

The social enterprise that trains prisoners in creative needlework turns 20 this year with a move to larger premises in London's Battersea

The Ethical Silk Company is based in Ireland

If you don't like to think about the nitty gritty of silk production, you might want to consider Peace or Ahimsa silk. The Ethical Silk Company has a small range of products for which no Bombyx mori met a hot water end

DesignRaaga products add colour but can be incorporated into modern homes

Not all fair trade homewares suit contemporary homes, but Nandita Narayan, founder of online boutique DesignRaaga, has been scouring the world for pieces with real design flair as well as being eco-friendly and ethical

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

With summer almost upon us, it's time to embrace the pale pinks, baby blues and lilacs over darker hues

Jangeus Design dishcloths are attractive and they biodegrade

Designer dishcloth maker Jangneus has added new patterns and colours to its collection of hard-wearing cloths that can be slung on the compost heap when they're done - 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 soup├žon of additional heat to keep you going