January 2016

Shibori leather tablecloth by Pepa Martin and Karen Davis

Top Australian maker and stylist Tamara Maynes's new book explores how by using our hands to make things - both practical and decorative - we can put emotional resonance into our homes

Strawberry Hill House - an experiment in Gothic revival

If you're in south west London and its environs on a Friday in March..the 11th to be precise.. the DecorCafe craft fair is taking place at a rather charming restored architectural gem

Antiques from Foster & Gane

Sales of antiques and vintage furniture are riding high..which is great news on the eco front. So if you're on the hunt for a little something for your home, don't miss The Decorative Antiques And Textiles Fair, now on in London's Battersea Park

Tall ceramic jugs from the W Yorks-based Dove Street Pottery

If you're in the business of interiors, head to London's Olympia next month for the first big fair of the year, which offers a heads-up on products and trends set to be big in 2016. Turner Prize winners Assemble will also be there, as will Keith Brymer Jones, judge of BBC 2's Great Pottery Throw Down