Furniture

Fabulous sideboards - the best storage for your home

Sideboards or credenzas are super useful and attractive storage. The most eco are made from timber or reclaimed timber. Buy new or find them in vintage or antique shops as well as an auctions.

WFH: make a work space at home that works

Many of us face working from home for months ahead. For lots of young renters, they say that means perching on the end of their bed, laptop on knee. Not ideal, so what can be done to make the experience bearable if you're in a small space? We look at four (eco-friendly) ways to update your workspace: 

Invest in the right furniture

Bolia student design award winners

This year's three winners of Bolia's 2020 Design Award are:

Are you on a quest for a truly comfortable lounge chair?

It’s dark and cold outside, there are lots of comforting repeats on the telly, and you’re too full of mince pies to feel like moving. What do you need? The perfect lounge chair to cradle you in comfort while you disappear into the Sky Christmas channel. Here is a baker’s dozen plus one of the most eco-friendly on the market.

Sailcloth upcycling: a new canvas

Dvelas is a perfect example of how simple and effective recycling can be. Based in Pamplona, it takes sails from boats and yachts that have become too worn for further use at sea and turns them into contemporary seating - beanbags, loungers, sun shades, stools and deckchairs.

Rugs for the garden

Fab Habitat recycled plastic rugs are eco friendly and long lasting. They are also recyclable. NOW Carpets has launched its own range of designer rugs made from recycled polyester yarn, made in India. Tags: garden, eco friendly, recycled, craft, sustainability, decoration

New Scandi modern: Bolia

If Scandinavian design to you means all those mid-century greats such Arne Jacobsen, Poul Henningsen and Hans Wegner, it’s time to get with the 21st century and feast  your eyes on the work of companies such as Bolia which continue in the spirit of their not so distant forefathers.