IKEA – is there anywhere more depressing? No, probably not. Anyway, at least they’re making strides with their green credentials, having confirmed that their new
The guys at Cereal Killer Cafe on Brick Lane have received lots of publicity since launch, both positive and negative. Regardless of which side of
This 80cm tall, 1960s wall light from an amusement arcade is either desperately hip or terrifying, I can’t make my mind up.
Over 600 bicycle chains were used to create this huge 3.5m tall chandelier, available to buy from the ever-wonderful Elemental.
There are so many beautiful things at Elemental in Spitalfields market that sadly I cannot afford. If you guys read this, please send me this Bass sign immediately!
Imogen Heath is a “Surface Pattern and Textile Designer” based in Brighton. Oh, and her cushions are a bit tasty too.
A staircase made from Lego doesn’t probably wouldn’t comply with tedious building regulations, but hey, it looks ace!
I love this sofa ! I would happily give it a loving home, were it not for the fact that it’s already sold on ebay .
Wildly impractical but excellent fun, behold the Post-Itable .
Upcycling – it’s hip AND good for the environment. This eclectic chest of drawers is wonderfully random.
As well as being a very talented illustrator, Eric Barclay is also a dab hand at transforming mundane, everyday items into works of art, such as this Nescafe jar . High fives Eric – digging your work!
Brian Flynn’s Imperial Forces Wallpaper is appealing as it is hideously overpriced. Brian – send me some free rolls and I’ll put this in my hallway.
A run-of-the-mill, nothing to write home about interior, with the exception of the lovely typographic print behind the sofa. Via Apartment Therapy .
It seems appropriate that it’s designed by someone with a suitably excellent name – Sonya Winner . Who knew names could be so excellent?
Have some spare electrical tape to hand? You could do worse than emulate this extreme home interior , one of a set featured in the New York Times Magazine .
Is the anything hipper than a gorilla in a suit ? Possibly not, but this owl sporting a monocle, hat and fetching moustache comes a close second.
The aptly-named Teenage Bedroom blog contains countless images of teenagers bedrooms, past and present.
“House Industries and Herman Miller Japan announce a conceptually elegant collaboration that combines the classic Eames wire-base table with timeless typographic forms drawn from the House Industries Eames Century Modern font collection.” … I like them a lot.
The man certainly had his fingers in many pies, quite possibly thumbs too. … This clock is bordering on the affordable, presumably because its minute hand is detached.
I love wallpaper – the bolder the better. Osborne and Little’s “Best In Show” is destined to grace my home at some point, finances allowing.
The art of crotchet and knit graffiti – yarn bombing – is completely new to me. There’s some exciting (albeit very time-consuming) yarn bombing action on the Philly subway pictured here .
3D wallpapers . Nauseating but nice.
My latest acquisition, a mounted badger’s head, looks wonderful on my lounge wall.
I’m going through something of a stag phase at the moment. Don’t be alarmed, it’s entirely natural, even healthy some might say.
A wonderful concept for retro-themed shelving, available here .
Taxidermy is hip, but far from child friendly. … Etsy to the rescue …
The “pixel hand icon” wall hook (a.k.a the 8-bit hanger) is jolly nice indeed.
A lovely lamp , inspired by the AT-AT Walkers from Star Wars.
Throughout my childhood my mother and grandmother would endlessly take off-cuts of plants to nurture at home, or give away to friends and family. The Osusowake planting system could have been made for them.
Unica is an imposing kitchen “monoblock” by Inoxpiù. Jesus on a moped, this is one sexy kitchen! OK, so it probably costs more than row