This year marks the centenary of the celebrated textile designer's birth and among many events the mark the occasion is an exhibition of her work in Manchester

Kevin McCloud

Grand Designs Live 2017 at London's Excel again sees designer and TV presenter Kevin McCloud select innovative products for the home that get a big eco thumbs up from him

Work by photographer Phil McMenemy

One of Scotland's top visual arts and craft open-studio events takes place at the end of May. See work by more than 90 talented designer-makers, who include textile designers, glassblowers, metalworkers, ceramicists and painters

Layne Rowe at work at London Glassblowing

Our homes are increasingly paeans to fine craftsmanship as more of us fall the collecting bug, whether it's ceramics, glassware, art or woodwork that rouses our passion. So if you have a thing for craft, don't miss the upcoming London Craft Week

Lepidopterists will delight in these butterfly domes by Alex MacArthur

Buying antiques is a great way of furnishing with minimal impact on the environment. And if you're always on the look-out for fascinating one-off pieces, don't miss the Decorative Antiques & Textile Fairs in London's Battersea.

model maker Timothy Richards' work is renowned

Architectural model maker Timothy Richards exhibits his work at No 1 Royal Crescent Museum as part of the celebrations of one of Britain's most recognisable and beautiful streets