Consumers caught out as UK firms furnished with crippling copyright laws

  The website of Voga, Britain’s foremost replica furniture importer, boasts that the firm “was created to make great design accessible to all”, before adding: “The greatest mid-century furniture designs are back where they belong: in your homes.” Except they’re not. They are in fact in a warehouse in County Kildare where, unless the UK […]

The innovators: this solar table charges your phone without direct sunlight

With an orange-striped surface on its steel frame, a new table from London-based designers Caventou appears to be an ultra-modern piece of furniture for an arty homeowner. A closer look reveals a port on the side where phones can be recharged using power gleaned from solar cells that cover the surface. Rather clever. It’s the […]