Kitchens and Bathrooms

Any Sharp Twist is a compact kitchen essential

AnySharp Twist is a nifty little device that allows everyone to sharpen their kitchen knives without risking life and limb. We've tested it and it's a thumbs up from deco

This bathroom is a great example of how good porcelain tiles can be at mimicking marble. The latter has to be quarried and once installed you have to seal it and look after it. Porcelain tiles, on the other hand, look after themselves

Hansgrohe products have EcoSmart technology to cut water use by some 60 per cent

Our summers are getting hotter - 2019's is predicted to be hotter than 2018's - and the Environment Agency is warning that in 25 years' time there may not be enough water for our population. So we must take heed and learn to treat water like the precious resource it is. And that means re-thinking our bathrooms

Born in Sweden is a brand that likes to use wood creatively. Even the humble trivet is an item of beauty in their hands

American White Oak kitchen by Sustainable Kitchens in Bristol

Whether you invest your life savings in a luxury one, or you do it on a shoestring, you can make sure your kitchen doesn't leave a giant-sized carbon footprint in its wake

Ilve Roma 150cm range cooker is made in Italy

Get the low down on range cookers from an energy efficiency point of view. Kay Hill chooses 20 models, both cast iron heat storage and freestanding range cookers

sprout tasty garden kits are cute and useful

Most of us will recall the delights of growing cress on cotton wool at primary school.. well Danish eco start-up Sprout has taken window sill food cultivation up a notch with their just as easy to grow Tasty Garden kits

Homebarn Shaker style oak unit

It makes sense to have some kitchen furniture you can take with you when you move, such as island units, dressers and butcher's blocks. And if want a more individual, eclectic kitchen, freestanding is the way to go

T&G salt & pepper pots

Design is important with kitchenware, but you can have products that are eco-friendly and ethically produced, as well as lovely to look at and a joy to use.

Energy efficient appliances can help cut household bills

Are you doing due diligence and choosing the most energy-efficient household products when you need to replace them (having recycled the old of course...)?

This bathroom has Bisazza glass mosaic tiles in three shades of green

If you have a small bathroom with no window, make it a jewel-bright delight, says Deco's interior design consultant Paul Warren

Life without built-in storage is intolerable. But you need design that suits your room. Limed oak storage with cream leather on door and drawer fronts

If you want built-in furniture, why not look to a local cabinet-maker or carpentry firm? Such as Leicestershire bespoke furniture makers Sealey Furniture, which demonstrates the very high level of skill and environmental awareness found in Britain's small workshops

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