May 2013

Beech wood Dalton dry food containers, around £58 for set of three, by Omelette-ed

Need a new table, or just new salt & pepper pots? We have a round-up of recent and tempting product launches for the homestead - eco-friendly of course

The rugs of Sanderson designs have been produced by Netherlands-based Brink & Campman

If you love Sanderson's Dandelion or Poppies designs, you'll be glad to know they can now adorn your floors

Tanpopo with dew by Hiro Arakawa

If things floral are still in your consciousness after the Chelsea Flower Show, catch the beautiful Flowers exhibition at The Little Black Gallery in London

Membrane chair weighs just 3kg

Two new chairs hit the market - one by Benjamin Hubert and the other by David Chipperfield for Alessi - and neither is greedy for space

John Ashton says Washington wants to block a legally-binding global climate framework

If you're concerned about climate change and you're in London on Thursday 23 May, you can hear expert John Ashton CBE make the case for an all-out international drive to combat global warming

Bedroom suite by Kit Kemp of Firmdale Hotels

Should you be in any doubt about the versatility of wool for interiors, head to Somerset House to see beautiful roomsets focusing on woollen textiles. The Wool House exhibition is organised by Campaign for Wool

Linen union fabric from Louise Body

If it's too cold to go out bird-watching, indulge your orthithological interests via a Roman blind made using Louise Body's new Perched fabric

Complete self-built home at Almere in Holland

Every cause needs a week...and self-build gets its turn in the spotlight, with the launch National Self Build Week at Grands Designs Live (4-12 May, Excel, London)