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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

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

Wearth co founders Imogen Minoli and Edward Davies

Imogen Minoli and Edward Davies are the duo behind Wearth London, the growing online lifestyle store for the eco-friendly, ethical, vegan-minded, sustainability-mad, plastic-avoiding and of course super stylish consumer. So that's you and me. 

Land of milk and honey..but at a price

The award-winning architect designed homes for a new co-housing project in Cambridge. These projects are great, he says - though the future for housing lies in far greater freeing up of land.

Emma mattresses

Foam mattress-in-a-box ads are everywhere. But mattresses at the end of their lives invariably get dumped in landfill, so what are manufacturers of this new breed doing to lessen their products' environmental impact?

Dipylon NZ wool rug Floor Story

For many of us, it's the rug that maketh the room... a beautiful rug adds colour, texture and softness underfoot. We've compiled a variety of designs across the price ranges that will put a spring in your step as we tread..hopefully.. into 2021

Shaker kitchen, Mereway Kitchens Ltd

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

LZF lighting founders Marivi Colvi and Sandro Tothill

Abby Trow talks to lighting designer Mariví Calvo of innovative wood veneer lighting brand LZF. She reckons the company is about as eco as it's possible for a designer brand to be.

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