Wish list: Stylish modern buys

On a home-improvement quest, Faith Ryan checks out stylish modern buys — online and off.

Wish list: Stylish modern buys

If you like order and a touch of class in your greenhouse or tunnel, these duck-egg blue gubbins, by Sophie Conran, for Burgon & Ball, are just the thing. Each set contains nine pots in a tray. Also available in powder-coated grey: €22.95, www.gardengiftsireland.com

An exquisitely comfortable new range from Harvey Norman’s spring/summer line, this Lanza sofa invites total relaxation, with its soft, moulded form and Italian, designer good looks, €2,399.

An enveloping backrest and wide seat define the cosmopolitan character of Calligaris’ New York range. Tubular steel supports the two-part design, available in a selection of Gummy faux-leather colours. From €231, Casey’s Furniture, Cork and Limerick.

Dressing tables have been one of made.com’s biggest growth categories this season — the Aldo line also features a compact coffee table with clever, hidden storage, geometric shapes and contrasting teal-blue legs. Dressing table, €390.54, www.made.com

This Hamman throw, from Walton of Yorkshire, can be used as a tablecloth, throw or picnic blanket. Available in a range of vibrant colours. Part of the timeless summer collection at Griffin’s Garden Centre, €34.95

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