Last month Samsung launched its new ‘lifestyle TV’ in the UK called The Frame. To the casual observer The Frame looks like a tastefully framed piece of art, indistinguishable from the other photos or paintings, except flick a switch and hey presto! It transforms into a UHD television.
Artificial potted plants are the ideal solution for bringing zero maintenance greenery to those dark corners of your house.
The warmest blanket you will ever own. Pendleton Woollen Mills have been making their signature blankets since 1863.
In 1967 Fiskars revolutionized the way the world saw scissors and created a design icon that is loved across the globe…orange-handled kitchen scissors!
A look at one of Britain’s most iconic children’s tableware series – created by a nun in her spare time!
The ultimate drinking vessel created by man: Duralex tumblers
My highly subjective list of the most useful and regularly used power tools for DIY around the house.
I wondered the other day what our area might have looked like around the time our house was built 124 years ago. I thought to myself wouldn’t it be cool if there was a website where I could tap in our postcode and instantly be presented with a high-resolution, colour, zoomable map of what our neighbourhood looked like a century ago. Well bust my buffers if just such a website doesn’t already exist, step forward the totally brilliant National Library of Scotland’s Map Images Website.
Ikea is back, and this time in the form of a mini-kitchen.
Our very own sofa odyssey, from the dark days of lumpy futons to the glorious Bluebell sofa.
Ok I’ll admit it. I love Scotland. Almost as much as I love London, not quite as much as Leicester City. My wife (Scottish) and I make several trips to her homeland each year, and many Scottish bits-and-pieces have travelled back with us over the years. Here are some of my favourites.
Sooner or later a bit of Ikea will creep into every home. Here are a few examples in our house.