Design news: at the summer sales

There's lots of big savings to be had in the summer 2013 sales. From designer chairs and clever storage to stylish lighting and eye-catching wallpapers, Katie Law finds some of the best buys
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The designer classic CH468 chair by Carl Hansen is available in grey at Skandium's Brompton shop, reduced by 30 per cent from £3,178 to £2,224.60. The sale is on now and includes ex-display items, with 15 per cent off all new furniture orders. Visit
At the same store, the spectacular Sinatra lamp is down from £2,963 to £2,370.40. Visit
Red-lacquered MDF Cleo CD stands hold up to 429 CDs but, for the iTunes generation, they also make great display cases. Reduced by 50 per cent from £140 to £70. Sale runs from this Saturday until July 22. Find outlets at
Just started and running until the end of July, the Chaplins sale includes exdisplay furniture with up to 70 per cent off. This yellow lacquered glass Spectral Brick TV and audio unit, which has two hinged doors at the front to hide messy cables and equipment, is down from £2,580 to £1,800 in its Walcot Square shop in SE11 and online. Visit
This smart nest of cast-iron Mica coffee tables comes with two-tone tops. Reduced by 40 per cent, from £550 to £325. The sale runs from June 27 until July 31 at Conran's Marylebone and Chelsea shops. Visit
Verner Panton designed this colourful aluminium Flowerpot pendant light in 1971 — making it bang on trend as we learn to re-embrace Seventies style. Reduced by 40 per cent from £189 to £113. The sale runs from June 22 to July 28 at twentytwentyone, 274 Upper Street, N1 (
This sleek Bensen black Homework desk, has cantilevered drawers which gives it a floating appearance. Reduced by 50 per cent from £1,256 to £628. Sale runs from June 29 until July 13 at Viaduct, 1-10 Summers Street, EC1 (
Up to 40 per cent off silk lampshades with prices from £41 for a small shade; up to 70 per cent off cushions, now from £21, plus half-price wallpapers and fabrics. The studio sale is at 29 Corsica Street, N5, this Friday and Saturday, June 21-22 — then online from Monday June 24. Visit

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