lifestyle lowdown: osprey london, original style and rustic earthware worth buying
In addition, an unusual shop in the countryside shows some hidden gems.
The purchase of original style products adds 40 new glass bricks to the 2015 collection.
The range of glass products includes splash-proof panels, flat bricks, diagonal bricks and decorative effects.
Some of the new tiles are variations of the existing best-selling books, such as large-format tiles with copper leaves (£299. 95 per sq m).
This year Brompton also launched six beautiful bikes in new colors.
The most striking is the lagoon blue, berry crumble and lemon green.
Small and foldable enough to accommodate trains, subways and taxis, they are both practical and stylish, but if your budget is no more than £ 770, check out the Elswick bike collection from very much.
Unlimited legacy for only £ 199 (very. co. uk)
, Finished with a satin lacquer, featuring a green color scheme with subtle orange lace highlights. British-
Japanese designer kanko Kaneko launched the Japanese store as part of its online store (reikokaneko. co. uk).
She works with Shotoku glass to make rustic pottery, brooms, pots, plates and water bottles.
Her twist on traditional staples will add a touch of sophistication to the kitchen.
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Places to Go to GOOsprey St Albans offer a different shopping experience.
There is also a courtyard cafe in the hotel, known as \"some creative laboratories, some lifestyle shops \".
The unusual venue is the vision of Graeme Ellisdon, the designer who runs the Osprey brand.
He turned a series of barns in the rural alleys of Haford county into an inspiring destination.
Graeme looks for his stock in markets around the world and shows his findings in a quirky setting.
Leather goods, home accessories, one-
Provide off pieces.
The thread that brings this series together is a love of traditional technology, the integrity of natural materials and powerful functional design (ospreylondon. com).
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