Posts Tagged ‘Designer’

Tord Boontje Table Stories horse glasses

Monday, April 23rd, 2012
Dutch designer glassware whisky tumblers

Ornate glass design

Aren’t these glasses gorgeous!

They were designed by Dutch designer, Tord Boontje, and are part of his Table Stories collection.

The clear glasses are blown by mouth and are ornately decorated with a white horse design. They’re so lovely, they almost too good to actually use!

If you do want to drink from them, they’re designed to be whisky glasses, but look like they’d work well as water tumblers too.

Jasmine Way have the horse whisky glasses in stock, with a set of two priced at £30.

Check out some of Tord Boontje’s other creations that we’ve previously featured.

Normann Copenhagen herb stand flowerpot

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
Designer herb garden storage stand

Herb pot stand

Have you got a few odd pots of herbs lingering on your kitchen windowsill? Here’s a neat solution to keep them stylishly organised.

The white flowerpot design herb stand is designed by Jakob Heiberg for Normann Copenhagen and features a modular design. At its basic, there’s place to store one or two pots of herbs – but if you need room for more, you can use the built in saucers as extra space.

A slimline compartment at the back of the stand provides space for the accompanying scissors, so you’ll always have them ready when you want to cut a few herbs for cooking.

The Normann Copenhagen white flowerpot herb stand is available from Made in Design for £28.20.

Normann Copenhagen designer home accessories

Herb pot viewed from above

It comes apart really well for cleaning. As well as looking great on your windowsill, it looks pretty cool viewed from above, too!

Blaue Blume large cake plate

Thursday, January 12th, 2012
Tina Tsang designer ceramics

Lace effect cake plate

There are still lots of January sales going on, offering juicy bargains for your home, like this Blaue Blume cake plate.

Designed by Tina Tsang, and handmade in London, the large white cake plate is nicely shaped and is decorated with a lace effect.

It’s finished off with the word, “Heavenly…” at the bottom – very apt once a delicious cake is in situ on the plate!

Originally priced at £24.50, the cake plate is now only £12.95 at Lifestyle Bazaar.

Charlotte Farmer Shake It snow globe tea towel

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
Winter snow globe home designs

Snow globes galore

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, there’s a certain charm to the humble snow globe and it’s something designer, Charlotte Farmer, has captured in her Skake It tea towel.

Paying homage to the world of snow globes, the decorative tea towel features an array of winter wonderland globes, from the banal to the somewhat wacky Elvis globe.

The Shake It snow globe tea towel is available to purchase from New House Textiles and costs £10.92.

They have various other tea towels from Charlotte’s collection available and, if you buy three, you get a free gift box.

Crown Hill Peacock Platter from Watts London

Monday, December 19th, 2011
Bargain Christmas party food platter

24 carat gold platter

This lovely peacock feather design platter would be perfect for serving up some delicious Christmas party canapes on.

The white china porcelain platter features a reproduction of an original peacock feather embroidery design by Keith Murray, a Watts designer. The design is finished off with touches of 24 carat gold.

The Crown Hill Platter is currently reduced – it was £35.95 but is now only £19.18, from the Watts London store on Bouf.

If you like the design, snap it up now, as we understand this particular design may be being discontinued.

Umbra fish hotel fish bowl

Thursday, December 15th, 2011
Designer fish bowl aquarium ideas

A stylish home for fish!

Treat your fish to a new home, with this unusual fish hotel!

Designed by Teddy Luong for Umbra and modelled on a contemporary style home, this modern fish aquarium, with its multiple windows, is a stylish home for your pet fish.

The outside of the FishHotel is made from white plastic, but inside is a glass fish bowl that can easily be removed for cleaning.

Fun and practical, the Fish Hotel has an RRP of £48, but is currently £43.79 at Amazon.

Finch Arte turquoise chair from Made

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
Modern contemporary turquoise designer chair

Accent chair

Not only is this chair a great shape – think 60s style, with its nicely curved back – but it’s also a great price.

Normally retailing at about £749 on the high street, you can get yours for only £299, if you snap it up quickly at

The Finch Arte chair has only five days left at this great price, then it’s off to production and the chairs will be made to order.

The chair is made in the UK from a hardwood frame, with solid oak legs. It’s upholstered in this fresh and uplifting turquoise linen mix fabric and makes a great accent chair.

Orders placed in the next five days will be despatched by express delivery and should be received by December 23rd, so you could put your new chair straight into action for Christmas.

If this chair isn’t quite your style, there are lots more chairs, sofas and other pieces of furniture and home accessories on offer at

Deck designer radiator wall art

Monday, November 28th, 2011
Modern and contemporary radiator designs

Designer wall art radiator

At first glance, this looks like it’s a mounted piece of metal wall art, but can you believe it’s actually a designer radiator?

It took us by surprise when we saw it, but what a fantastic design it is!

It’s made from brushed stainless steel and definitely has an artistic feel to it. But rather than just looking good on your wall, it will emit heat too.

The deck designer radiator costs £715.73 (including VAT) and is available to purchase from The Radiator Gallery.

Tea Rules The World sugar bowl and creamer

Monday, November 21st, 2011
Takae Mizutani designer china

Lion sugar bowl and unicorn creamer

For quirky products that you’ll love using, you can’t beat designs by Takae Mizutani.

As a designer, Takae has a great way of looking at the world through the eyes of a child and this can certainly be seen in her unique designs.

In the case of this sugar bowl and creamer set, the sugar bowl is designed in the shape of a lion and the creamer is in the form of a unicorn. Both animal motifs feature on the British coat of arms, so it’s only right that they’re on products celebrating the great British tea drinking habit!

The set of two Tea Rules the World pieces are made in Cornwall from earthenware clay, cost £44 and come in a gift box, so would make a great present. The only choice you have to make is whether to opt for white or natural finish.

Red and white wine pairing guide tea towel set

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
Stuart Gardiner wine tea towels

Be your own sommelier

Unsure which wine would be the perfect accompaniment to the meal you’ve cooked? Then get equipped with these two tea towels, and you’ll have all the answers!

Thanks to UK designer Stuart Gardiner, you can become your very own sommelier and pick the perfect wines every time. The two organic cotton tea towels focus on the best red wines and white wines for 56 different foods.

There are 68 different wines covered, giving a total of 3808 different combinations, so they’re going to keep you inspired for quite a while!

If that’s not enough, you can of course use them to dry your  dishes too.

The set of two red and white wine pairing guide tea towels costs £18 from Howkapow.

You can also buy the tea towels individually for £9.95 each.

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