Design spy: new year gadgets and homeware

Our design spy uncovers the best juicers, coffee machines and designer glassware to kick start your new year


The slower, the juicier: Juice your way through January with Lakeland's new "slow" Juicepresso, which the company claims takes the process to the next level by extracting more juice and nutrients than other gadgets. It's easy to clean, relatively quiet and makes light work of turnips and other root veg. It costs £299.


Strike gold: Discover Richard Brendon's Reflect range, a collection of mix-and-match bone china tea and coffee cups and saucers at Fortnum & Mason. The ceramics designer, right, tracks down one-off antique saucers from dealers and flea markets, then makes gilded cups to match. From £70 at or


Get all hot and frothy: Be a barista at home with the new A Modo Mio Favola Cappuccino coffee machine from AEG. It uses combined steam and whisking to heat and froth the milk, resulting in that truly professional texture it always seems impossible to achieve yourself. Available in graphite grey or red, it costs £229.99. Visit


Glazed expression: You don't have to go to Venice for this Venini Murana glass vase. With a price tag of £2,509, you'll find it at new luxury interiors showroom, Mayfair Design Studio. Set up by Mamia Sanadiradze, this is a veritable palazzo of high-end Italian stuff, including sumptuous Rubelli fabrics and Giorgetti furniture. See


Treasured island: Steal some copper style with Dara Huang's stunning kitchen island. The custom-built unit can incorporate everything you need, from cutting blocks and plate warmers to a fridge, bin storage and dishwasher. It can also be made with other finishes including wood, concrete and stone. From £8,000 at 

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