laundry strips are very eco friendly

If you're trying to use less plastic, then ditching those cumbersome bottles of detergent is a good place to start

Fair trade and made from organic cotton, Their Story's bedlinen is unique

Aquaclean textiles are treated with a permanent disinfectant

Aquaclean offers upholstery fabrics treated with a permanent disinfectant which keeps bacteria and dust mites at bay. Think of it as a hygienic shield

Bailey Bud vase collection from Flowerbx

You get five sweet little glass vases in different shapes in the Bailey Bud vase collection from online flower people Flowerbx

Desktop, pinnable, foldable, from Woven Image, £135

Everyone competing for workspace on the kitchen table? why not mark out your territory with Desktop, an eco-friendly, sound absorbing mini screen

 Skär Organics

Skär Organics offers the first certified organic, UK-made candles, unfragranced and scented.

Little bowls £25 each

UK ceramicist Lindy Barletta has launched her first online shop so you discerning folks can top up your collections from the comfort of your home

Spanish designer Jaime Hayon's Ikeru vase range allows for minimalist creativity

Forget great big bouquets, the Ikeru vases from Fritz Hansen allow you to do wonders with single stems

Newgate clocks - Mr Davies retro clock
Linen cloth from Chalk Pink Linen

Looks like covid means is keeping us on staycations - in which case why not do some work on your homestead and help those retailers struggling to stay in business?

Small businesses need our business! We love the work of model maker Timothy Richards, especially his renditions of classic British design, so if you're after a quirky present for someone, take a look

Meaco's 1056 Air Circulator

UK summer weather is so darn hot it's impossible to function without a fan. But lots of them are deafeningly loud, so those nice quiet people at Quiet Mark have highlighted fans that won't keep you awake at night