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  • interior design by Studio Dean

    We all acquire stuff as we go through life and most of us would, if push comes to shove, agree we're more hoarder than Marie Kondo aficionado. Interior designers Studio Dean urge practicality and suggest we can be a bit more judicious about what we keep and then use some of that stuff to make our homes look cool, not stuffed to the gills

  • mio culture

    How environmentally friendly is wallpaper? If 'not very' is the answer...which it is.. what products can be used to make our walls green and interesting company? Kay Hill investigates

  • Old tyres can be upcycled into planters

    Once you get your creative thinking cap on you'll be amazed at what you can upcycle

Sofas & Stuff has an Eco Pledge which is meaningful

The furniture maker's Eco Pledge is helping customers source furniture that isn't full of PU foam or that will end up in a landfill site in a few years' time

Emma Jeffryes exhibition of paintings in St Ives

Cornish artist Emma Jeffryes has an exhibition of recent paintings coming up at the New Craftsman Gallery in St Ives

Your main bin can now be lined with a compostable bag thanks to EKO

UK-based homewares company EKO has developed compostable liners for large household bins

The Oil Machine is a new film that aims to show us how oil is destroying the planet

The Oil Machine is a new documentary from director Emma Davie that shows us the true price of our dependence on oil and asks if activists and investors can bring about a global shift to non fossil fuel energy

interior design by Studio Dean

We all acquire stuff as we go through life and most of us would, if push comes to shove, agree we're more hoarder than Marie Kondo aficionado. Interior designers Studio Dean urge practicality and suggest we can be a bit more judicious about what we keep and then use some of that stuff to make our homes look cool, not stuffed to the gills

birds benefit from food from us in winter

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is urging us to keep an eye out for our fine friends with feathers as the weather turns colder 

annie sloan paint for furniture upcycling

Make 2024 the year you get into furniture painting! Annie Sloan's enduringly useful and popular book Colour Recipes for Painted Furniture shows you how to upcycle old furniture and tired walls and floors using eco-friendly chalk paint 

dotcomblinds for bifold doors

Blinds offer the best solution for window treatments. They can be eminently affordable, easy to install and they give a smart finished look to all rooms

Ceramic oil burner from the Tenovus shop

Tenovus, one of Wales' leading cancer care charities, is urging us to buy from their new online shop to help ensure its funds can meet demand

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