July 2014

Shipping containers make a good shell for a garden room

From garden rooms to urban housing for homeless people, shipping containers are finding a new lease of life

Ceramics with a Cornish seaside air from Julia Davey

If you're having a staycation in the glorious West Country this summer, make time to visit the Cornwall Design Fair. There's treasure to be found, whether your favoured booty is glassware, textiles or ceramics...

Bakewell in the Derbyshire Peak District

Head to Bakewell in Derbyshire on Saturday for the town's green festival that aims not only to encourage us to live greener lives but demonstrates what practical steps we can take to do so

Raft upholstered furniture is now made in north London

Raft, known for its FSC-certified reclaimed teak furniture, has opened a factory in London where it's making its sofas and upholstered chairs

Go Square cushions

From designer cushions made from luxury fabric remnants to a self-cleaning biomass boiler via Ecolabel ceramic tiles and hand-made wedding CD cases, we have an eclectic mix to suit all pockets

Eco Pot has a double wall construction, so you fill the reservoir prior to going away and your plant can drink at its leisure

Ceramics designer Maia Ming has developed a new pot that means you don't get back from holiday to that tragic scene of dead or severely dehydrated plants. Eco Pot is up for Launchbox funding so give it your vote folks

Imago glass vases with bronze butterflies by Hanne Enemark

Colour and texture characterise the work of glass artist Hanne Enemark. Her stunning new Imago collection combines glass with bronze butterflies.