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Concept kitchen by German brand Naber is easy to assemble and disassemble without tools

We Brits have some of the smallest homes in the EU, as builders and developers give us tiny rooms, invariably with no built-in storage. And as buying property remains unaffordable for many so we're going back to being a nation of renters. In which case don't deny yourself good furniture, just make sure it's easy to pack up and take with you when you move. 

PaperTale uses blockchain technology

PaperTale has launched a range of T shirts to showcase its blockchain technology that can empower consumers to drive an environmentally sound and ethical future

More of us are investing in wood burning stoves to keep our homesteads warm -  and make us feel less dependent on the big energy suppliers. But evidence is mounting that they are significant source of particulate pollutants that are damaging our air quality and our health, so should we stop buying them? Kay Hill investigates

bluebellgray has gone from the kitchen table to big time homewares brand in a short space of time. Abby Trow caught up with Fi Douglas, artist, designer, company founder and lover of flowers to find out how she’s coping with success and why her designs have struck such a chord 

Wooden Venetian blinds are timeless

Roman blinds may be becoming the nation's favourite window treatment, but there are other options too, depending on your needs and budget

Pendant rose eco space dividers made from EchoPanel

Woven Image's EchoPanel is a brilliant lightweight material with myriad uses. It comes in stunning colours and patterns, it's eco-friendly - and it's got great acoustic properties too. Time to get creative!

We remain a nation wedded to our stuff even though we don't look at it let alone use it. And that means we're making our homes more uncomfortable than they need be.

Colour me beautiful... the well-known potter shares some tricks of the trade - and does a rough assessment of her own eco-footprint

Flamingos,16x24 inches, on elephant dung paper by Sarah Elder

Do you find yourself wondering 'but is it eco?' when you look at pieces of art? If so, you'll be glad to know plenty of artists are striving to create work that is as environmentally-friendly as it is aesthetically-pleasing

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