April 2013

Primula biomass stove, prices from £1,999

If you want green energy products for your home, but haven't got a clue where to start, Green Square will explain all

Console table from Little Tree Furniture's new Rustica collection, made from reclaimed wood from India

Furniture makers find wood an endless source of inspiration, no matter its age or provenance

Britannia has launched a new range cooker collection

If you're thinking of doing your bit to boost the economy, we've got a round-up of some recent product launches - from sparkling new range cookers, to divine candles, to biodegradable bamboo picnicware.

Designer and TV presenter Kevin McCloud has picked out a plug-free coffee machine and a chair that can generate electricity

Kevin McCloud has picked out another great crop of eco-friendly products for our homes, which you can see at the Grand Designs Live show at Excel in London (4-12 May)

Find out how to improve your garden

If country cottage is more your style than pristine penthouse, the Country Living Spring Fair at the Business Design Centre in London's Islington is for you (20-24 March)

Future Traditional's winning design in the Prince's House competition

The capital is buzzing with shows related to homes...and the biggest of them is the Ideal Home Show, which runs until April 1. Deco's been to see it and there is plenty of good stuff for the green at heart

Bob Rudd's painting Teasels, River Avon

The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours is using its annual exhibition to focus attention on the need to protect UK woodlands, which are under threat from Ash dieback disease and ongoing calls for them to be sold off

A Suzani textile on sale from Alex Zadah  224x193 cms

LARTA, now in its third year, is a must for anyone interested in antique carpets and wallhangings. It takes place 18-21 April in St John's Wood

Light oak blinds with tape

If you're thinking about window treatments that don't involve acres of fabric, these Timberlux wooden blinds are a clean, contemporary option