November 29, 2013 6:55 pm

Barometer: designs to help beat the chill

How to beat the cold weather in style. Also featured: leather
From left: Granny pendant lamp, Kantha Hottie Cover, Bisque Archibald radiator, Colour Changing Coffee Cup and Saucer, and Bonnet Plaids

From left: Granny pendant lamp, Kantha Hottie Cover, Bisque Archibald radiator, Colour Changing Coffee Cup and Saucer, and Bonnet Plaids

Granny pendant lamp

£201.85, clippings.com

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Bonnet Plaids

From £290, discover-deliver.com

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Bisque Archibald radiator

Available in more than 2,000 colours. £778.80, bisque.co.uk

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Colour Changing Coffee Cup and Saucer

Inspired by the east London Overground line. £19.95, London Transport Museum, ltmuseumshop.co.uk

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Kantha Hottie Cover

£29, toast.co.uk

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The line-up: leather

Ally Capellino Specials

Ally Capellino Specials

For the Christmas season British label Ally Capellino, best known for its beautifully made leather and waxed cotton bags, has issued a set of limited edition “Specials”. These include the “Kodak” (£65), an alluringly old-fashioned collared camera strap made from sturdy bridle leather. There is a slimmer “Ilford” strap too (£55) as well as cushions, umbrellas and purses.

allycapellino.co.uk

Autoban Sleepy Rocking Chair

Autoban Sleepy Rocking Chair

This chair by Istanbul-based design studio Autoban features a base and arms made from a single piece of wood; it’s available in chestnut, walnut, oak and ash. Autoban also offers a choice of leathers (as pictured, in black) and fabrics. Available from the new Staffan Tollgard Design Store off Chelsea Embankment in London – a showcase for the designer’s handpicked pieces.

From £1,818, tollgard.co.uk

Loop Mirror

Loop Mirror

Paul Blease studied ceramic design at Central St Martin’s and has an MA in industrial design but his extremely popular Loop Mirror shows his elegant sleight of hand for home furnishings. The mirror comes suspended from a wooden peg with a leather strap that is now available in a small rainbow of colours, from Bordeaux to Royal Blue. The frame is available in walnut or ash.

From £140, beingblease.com or fao-shop.com

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