Objects Of Design #286: Personalised Coasters

Now this is a clever idea. It would make a perfect present but is also so useful at this time of year when guests are putting drinks and mince pies down everywhere , and the table is groaning under the weight of the hot dishes. So, either choose the names of all the family you…

Objects Of Design #285: Summer Bowl

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These bowls are so pretty, you’ll just have to ignore the fact they they are called summer bowls as I think they’d be perfect on the Christmas table. They’re just a little bit retro but in this crisp grey and white they manage to look completely contemporary at the same time. Although, I should point…

Objects Of Design #284: School Milk Bottle

Now that barely anyone has their milk delivered any more, the old milk bottle is becoming a thing of the past, which is a shame as it’s very pleasing object. Now, for those of you that do still see the milkman, you can wash your old bottles and fill them with a variety of juices…

Objects Of Design #283: A Range Stool

Is a stool the most useful object in the house? Perfect for the unexected guest. For the impromptu bedside table. For someone who can’t reach the coffee table. For standing on to reach that giant roasting dish you only use once a year. Quite simply for all sort of things. Where would you put yours?…

Objects Of Design #282: Powder Room Soap Set

Christmas isn’t just about food and drink you know. Well largely, but not totally. There’s a strong possibility that you might also be entertaining guests who will be STAYING OVERNIGHT in which case they must wash. Really I insist. After all, there’s that old adage that guests are like fish – both go off after…