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BARBER & OSGERBY
The industrial design duo have turned their talents to tiles. Their jazzy new collection of ceramic tiles for Mutina includes Puzzle, above, based on simple geometric forms, and Mistral, inspired by barns and old buildings. In eight colour families, price per square metre (exc VAT and postage) is £164 for pattern and edge tiles, and £148 for plain (mutina.it; UK stockist is domustiles.co.uk).
Lighting is getting smarter thanks to designers such as Michael Anastassiades, who has come up with the freestanding Captain Flint light, right, with a head that rotates through its vertical axis so you can have light wherever you are. Available in painted steel or brushed brass on a white or black marble base, £977. Also by Anastassiades, the Extra light provides diffused light through its handblown opal glass diffuser, £387 (flos.com).
This simple pewter bowl, designed by Sue Pryke, is made in Sheffield and costs £65 small/£120 large, from Simple Shape, a new online store that delivers on its name (simple-shape.com).
Bring stunning colour into your life with a luscious pure waffle linen throw with fringed edges. Made in Lithuania, these throws come in mint, citrine, coral (pictured), natural or stone blue, price £99.99. Colour-matched pillowcases are available. (Linenme.com).
Take advantage of half-price rugs and runners at the Roger Oates sale, from June 8 to July 2, including this pure wool Avon runner in Elm, down from £162.50 per linear metre to £85 (rogeroates.com).
Suffolk-based bespoke kitchen company Plain English has revamped its London premises with beautiful new fixtures and fittings, including this zinc-lined, Douglas fir slatted, all-singing, all-dancing cooler cabinet on rollers. Designed by Katie Fontana, it's £15,000 and available in 12 colours, seen here in Army Camp. Dream kitchens come in any number of permutations, from £60,000. It's a great place for inspiration, even if you don't buy (Plain English, 28 Blandford Street, W1; plainenglishdesign.co.uk).
Best known for gorgeous watercolour floral designs, Bluebellgray has brought out a new range more abstract in style than we've seen from designer Fi Douglas before, including this lovely Lomond lamp shade, at £85, and matching cushion, £65. The range also includes bed linen (bluebellgray.com).
SCP is opening a new contracts showroom on the first floor of its Shoreditch premises to showcase its latest in-house and branded designs. To celebrate the launch, it is holding an exhibition of furniture including this Peggy workbench by PearsonLloyd, £3,130, and the Two Three Four circular table by Terence Woodgate, from £1,635 (SCP, 135-139 Curtain Road, EC2; scp.co.uk).