While fashion trends are far more fleeting than interior design ones, it can be useful to keep an eye out for anything that looks like its ready to stick around. Many of the biggest interior design trends of the moment have come over from the fashion world, so it’s always worth keeping an ear to the ground of anything up and coming.
Bees are some of the most important and overlooked animals we have. Through pollination of crops alone, they add approximately £600 million per year to the value of UK crops through increased yield and quality. In the UK, bees are the largest contributor to pollination; recent studies suggest that about one-third of pollination is delivered by honeybees. Bees contribute to our quality of living, signal the health of local ecosystems, are key to the preservation of biodiversity.
In today’s world, most of us are guilty of spending a bit too much time staring at our phones. Whether it’s a random Facebook notification, an email off work, or yet another message on that WhatsApp group chat, it’s easy to get caught in an endless loop of scrolling and refreshing. This is a habit many of us have fallen into – it’s emerged that the average British person now spends 6 hours a day looking at screens, and we interact with and touch our phones over 2600 times in that same period.