Accessories

Vanessa Arbuthnott Orchard collection

She's a textile designer who's long been committed to using only eco-friendly organic cotton and pure linen for her vibrant, versatile and charmingly English fabric collections. The latest of which is Orchard

Waitrose & Partners says it's seen a 43 per cent rise in sales of its British grown orchids over the past year, further evidence that the orchid has become the nation's favourite plant

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

Houseplant Care Cards from Another Studio

If you're on the point of giving up on houseplants because they die on you not long after arriving home, don't, because help is at hand

Bookends from Tom Dixon's new Swirl collection

The renowned designer has produced Swirl, a new range of accessories made from recycled marble dust; while he continues his collaboration with a certain Swedish homewares giant. Ok, yes, you're right, it's Ikea

Claire Gaudion Lihou rug

A new rug can transform a room and Claire Gaudion's designs are perfect if you're after subtle colours in contemporary designs

Unveiled at the Brussels Motor Show, the unit gives you electricity on the move

This spring Nissan launches a portable power unit made from recovered batteries from its Leaf electric cars. On sale from April, the units can even be charged up from a solar panel accessory

Pow Pots

Bring drear ol' January to life with some greenery in pots that pack a punch

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