‘All I want for Christmas is you’ sings Mariah Carey year in, year out. We respect her love of quality time together, but our own Christmas wish list is a bit longer. And if you’re not sure what to buy for your favourite woman? Kitchen utensils were once off-limits, but can now be approached with caution, as long as they’re unusual and amusing. Read our blog for these and other brilliant suggestions. read more ›

Infinite worlds and galaxies far, far away. There’s no question that space has always held a fascination for us. Over the years, film makers and set designers have increasingly shown us dreams of life on other planets. Now outer space is finally moving into the mainstream. For autumn/winter 2016, designers are aiming for reflective, straight-line futurism, and whipping up a storm of intergalactic enthusiasm. read more ›

A longing for the sea is a feeling many of us know well. It’s no wonder then that maritime themes influence many design classics. In particular, the “Long Island Style” inspired by the Hamptons in New York – which the Americans also refer to more generally as “Coastal Style” – is a traditional summer favourite. Natural wood, simple patterns and light blue and white tones give a sense of freshness and lightness to the home. But “Coastal Style” offers much more! This year, manufacturers are breathing new life into the look and presenting interiors and attractive accessories that bring the feel of the sea into the whole house – from kitchen to bathroom. read more ›