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Contemporary Designer Furniture, Lighting & Accessories Favourites

With so many exciting things going on in the world of home interiors and with such a huge selection of amazing product going live on our website each week, we're never short of items to add to our wishlist or Pinterest boards.

With things moving so quickly though we've decided to create a new blog series that focuses on the 5 furniture, lighting and home accessories that have caught out eye each week.

Rise & Shine Mirror

Designed by London based studio Hunting & Narud (led by Norweigen born designers Amy Hunting and Oscar Narud) the Rise & Shine Mirror by Danish brand New Works is an innovative piece that is as much a work of art as it is a wall mirror.

Rise & Shine features a smooth action pulley system allowing users to adjust the mirror to their preferred height by simply pulling on the counter balanced rope. The mirror is available in a natural or burned oak finished with either brass or steel counter weight.

Rise and Shine is available now for £358 - Shop now

Magis Spun Chair

Sometimes you just need to inject a bit of funny, playful forms into great design. British designer Thomas Heatherwick CBE designed the Spun Chair for Magis as a happy surprise when a project exploring 360 degree rocking turned into a chair.

It's impossible to walk past a Spun Chair and not want to get in and give it a go. Clever grooves in the seat mould mean you won't slip out and the moulded plastic body means it's perfect for injecting a bit of novelty into your indoor or outdoor space.

The Spun Chair is available now for £229 - Shop now

Rosendahl Monkey

This Teak Wooden Monkey designed by Kay Bojesen for Rosendahl, is a famous Danish classic. The contrast between the teak and limba wood provides the detailing and extenuates the pot-belly, hands, feet and eyes and articulated limbs.

The hooked hands and feet mean he is very versatile - you will probably find him hanging around in all sorts of places! He comes in four sizes, the mini version launched in 2017. The small size also comes with an optional 'student cap'.

Rosendahl Monkeys are available now, starting at £60 - Shop now

Ch24 Wishbone Chair

The Carl Hansen CH24 Wishbone Chair, CH24 or 'Y' Chair is a dining chair designed by Hans J.Wegner in 1950. Manufactured by Carl Hansen & Son in Denmark the Wishbone Chair is every inch the Danish design classic and the company's best ever selling design.

The chair acquired its name due to the 'Y' wishbone shaped back and with its measured use of materials is a light, sculptural dining chair which offers good back support and a comfortable sitting position.

Incredibly, there are 100 steps involved in creating each chair, and 120 metres of paper cord used to hand-weave the seat of each unit.

The CH24 Wishbone Chair is available now from £440 - Shop now

Alexander Girard Wooden Dolls

The Alexander Girard Wooden Doll collection consists of a series of whimsical hand-painted figurines originally designed by Girard in the 1960s for his own home in Santa Fe, California.

Inspired by the designers own extensive collection of modern art, each wooden doll is carved from solid pine and carefully hand-painted. The collection is part joyful, part grim and totally charming.

Girard Dolls are available now for £95- Shop now

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