Furniture

totem by Modern Wire

Short of space but you really need a desk and shelving? The slim and stylish Totem rides to the rescue..and hey, no tools needed to put it together

discarded fishing nets account for 10 per cent of ocean plastic waste

Humanscale's Smart Ocean desk chair is one of the latest new products made using plastic fishing nets retrieved from the sea and reprocessed

Handmade Dartmouth mattress from Cottonsafe Natural Mattress in Devon uses no FR chemicals

A good bed is a major investment, so choose one made from quality natural materials that are sustainable, long-lasting, won't off-gas and can be recycled. And watch out for noxious fire retardant chemicals...

Trade Furniture Company sells reclaimed wood furniture with elegance

The days of sustainable furniture meaning essentially graceless blocks of rough reclaimed timber are long gone. Tony Clark of Trade Furniture Company says these days sustainability and style go hand in hand

Take an old sail and turn it into fabulous contemporary outdoor furniture

Adventures In Furniture

Call it what you will, but a credenza.. or sideboard..or buffet..is a wonderful piece of furniture that too many of us are going without

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.

Cornwall-based Bark Furniture is introducing a junior sized version of its popular Kustom armchair

There's no doubt kids like furniture that's child-sized. But while it's generally not worth going overboard and buying munchkin-sized everything..you'll have a large and lumpen teen before you know it.. some pieces are worth investing in

Extendable table from Modish Living

Furniture made from reclaimed wood is warm, characterful and has a history behind it. And while it's associated with the rustic country look, reclaimed timber works well in contemporary interiors too because it can soften hard materials such as glass or stainless steel

a bit of attention and wood will stay looking great

Tips on how to rejuvenate your favourite pieces of wooden furniture that may be in need of a bit of TLC

Prince Charles talking to Demi about her business

Not many young business owners have princes and prime ministers beating a path to their door; but Demi Owoseje, founder of Majeurs Chesterfield, has had the ear of both Prince Charles and David Cameron

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It's oft lamented that we don't make anything in Britain any more. Well, while heavy industry may have gone, the country's upholstery businesses are pretty perky all things considered. So if you're after a new sofa or armchair with a Made In Britain label, try these brands for size

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