November 2016

Linen cushions by Rapture & Wright

That bellweather of British taste, John Lewis, says 'flamingo' has been one of the most popular search words on its website and sales of all things flamingo have been rocketing. Well, they are very beautiful so we've tracking down some quality, tasteful and eco friendly flamingo-themed homewares to lift the spirits over the winter months

Thousands of pieces will be on sale

Antiques and vintage homewares are perfect for those who love eclectic interiors, so start 2017 with a visit to one of the country's most respected antiques fairs

The bluebellgray showroom

The Glasgow-based textiles brand known for its contemporary take on florals has opened its first showroom

Ceramic vase by Ali Tomlin

As design aficionados know, these shows are a must if you're in the business, whether you're involved in buying, retailing, interior designer or you're a design student. With lots of eco-friendly products and British craft, there's a wealth of inspiration

New research suggests flying insects dislike the light from LEDs. Another good reason to switch to them if you haven't already...

Direct Flush loo from Villeroy + Boch

The UN World Toilet Day is a timely reminder that while we take for granted having a flushing loo, more than two billion people worldwide don't have access to one

The Scything Handbook by Ian Miller

Now a scythe isn't a particularly useful tool if you have a postage stamp-size garden in an inner city; but when you decide to upsticks and relocate to the Iowan prairies, it'll be the only implement you'll ever need. So best learn how to use one