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Charlie Luxton: High octane enthusiast for low energy living

Designer Charlie Luxton has a new Channel 4 series Homes By The Med, which looks at lovely houses by the coast. He has worked on BBC DIY-SOS as a designer. He trained as an architect. He has presented Building a New Life In The Country shown on Channel 5. Charlie Luxton is a proponent of self-build houses and eco friendly interior design and construction.

The Ideal Home Show at London's Earls Court

The Ideal Home Show at London's Earls Court runs until April 1. It has full size houses, lots of eco friendly, sustainable products and room sets, and a packed schedule of talks and seminars, and plenty of celebrities such as George Clarke, and Alan Titchmarsh. The show is in its 105th year. 

Making its mark quietly: Quiet Mark

The sound of silence.. Quietmark is an organisation which urges us to make time for silence and to choose products in our home which are quiet. 

Fans for fans of quiet fans

Quiet Mark is an organisation that works with manufacturers to get them to engineer quietness into their products. And if there's one thing everyone says would be less annoying if it were quieter, it's the fan, now crucial to getting through a British summer.

Deco eco-friendly Christmas gift guides: practical presents

Eco friendly Christmas gifts can be pretty or practical..or both. Choose from linen and wool fabrics, FSC-wood products and ideally gifts made in your country. We love Space 1a in London for its organic cotton homewares and Helen Round in Cornwall for her linen products. Also check out Cactus Tongue if you have a bicycle you need to hang up...

Delightful Christmas decorations with a touch of eco magic

Eco friendly Christmas decorations include products made from recyclable and bio degradable natural materials

Inspiring ideas - it's the fabulous Deco Christmas gift guide (part two)

https://www.lauralovesdesign.co.uk/designshop/pansy-dance-linen-cushionDeco Christmas gift guide offers ideas for eco friendly craft, UK/EU made homewares. Vintage, antique, wool, wood, fair trade...we cover them all. Green shopping for greener Christmas gifts is easy with the Deco eco friendly Christmas gift guide. Eco friendly Christmas gifts. Eco friendly Christmas presents.

Inspiring ideas - it's the fabulous Deco Christmas gift guide (part one)

Green shopping for greener Christmas gifts is easy with the Deco eco friendly Christmas gift guide. Eco friendly Christmas gifts. Eco friendly Christmas presents. 

Valentine's Day gifts: please, no bins

Valentine's Day gifts should be person and flowers top the list. Eco friendly and biodegradable, they top the sustainability list too if they're grown in the UK

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