Accessories

Fruitopia.. grab a piece and go...

Kingston University student George Woolley has a novel proposal to get us to eat more fruit...take apples, pears, bananas etc out of the fruit bowl and mount them in a plum position on the wall instead. His design is called Fruitopia. Loony or a damn good idea?

Fill your home with plants

Let's hear it for house plants, outdoor cooking and British craftspeople who make good things out of wood and wool. Not to mention scented candles that really DO fill a room with fragrance.

Prisoners are paid for their work for Fine Cell Work

The social enterprise that trains prisoners in creative needlework turns 20 this year with a move to larger premises in London's Battersea

The Ethical Silk Company is based in Ireland

If you don't like to think about the nitty gritty of silk production, you might want to consider Peace or Ahimsa silk. The Ethical Silk Company has a small range of products for which no Bombyx mori met a hot water end

With summer almost upon us, it's time to embrace the pale pinks, baby blues and lilacs over darker hues

Jangeus Design dishcloths are attractive and they biodegrade

Designer dishcloth maker Jangneus has added new patterns and colours to its collection of hard-wearing cloths that can be slung on the compost heap when they're done

eglooinfo.it - Egloo says it can warm up a 20m2 space by 2-3 degrees in 30 minutes

If you get chilly while working late at your desk, or you need a bit of heat during an al fresco supper, the Egloo could be just the thing to give you that soupçon of additional heat to keep you going