Barometer: copper design

A metal used for millennia still has a gleaming edge. Also featured: timepieces

Clockwise from top left: hay set of five copper hangers, strand lamp, Orient P1 pendant, large copper vase, M100 chair copper edition, rubber bowl with copper interior

Hay set of five copper hangers


Rubber bowl with copper interior


Strand lamp

from €395,

M100 chair copper edition


Orient P1 pendant


Large copper vase


The line-up: Timepieces

Discovery kitchen timer clock

Now that British Summer Time is well and truly finished, the dark and gloomy hours take over. With a bright wall clock you can at least make some cursory attempt to brighten up the day. This lipstick-red Discovery Kitchen Timer Clock by Shropshire-based company Newgate has a useful inbuilt 60-minute timer. £60,

MMT calendar watch

Encased in a sleek maple or walnut wooden shell, this traditional pocket watch hangs by a slender leather strap that can be attached to a wrist, a bag or as you will. MMT is the brainchild of brothers Jeremy and Baptiste Guedez and designer Thomas Letourneux.£165,

Louise Buchan vintage clock

Louise Buchan vintage clock

Designer Louise Buchan has taken the vintage trend in an ingenious if quirky direction with these clocks fashioned from vintage plates. Buchan emails images of the designs she has in mind once you have placed an order, so that your chrono-crockery is to your taste. £29,

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