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Due to the great success of our March promotion, we have decided to extend the promotion until the end of April. Your 10% discount code for April is APRIL09. Happy shopping !

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These Quick and Easy pools are built to last being made from strong and durable material.

Available in 4 sizes – 8 foot, 10 foot, 12 foot and 15 foot (see below for individual prices).

The side walls are made with 3 seperate layers of material for extra strength and durability and once filled with water, the top ring of the pool rises and inflates.

They are easy to assemble and should be assembled on level, flat ground.

Draining is easy with the conveniently located drain plug meaning come the end of the season, the pool is easily disassembled for staorage.

**Children should be supervised at all times in or near the pools**

               

Technically sophisticated; a harmonious product – quite literally a cut above the rest” is how the jury of the prestigious iF Product Design Awards described Solicut’s innovative Absolute ML Knife collection.With more entries than ever before, this year’s expert judging panel chose only 50 Gold Medal winners out of the 2,293 products submitted from 35 countries for this year’s awards. Receiving an iF award is recognised as the ultimate international design achievement, and is known in the design trade as the Design Oscar. What makes Solicut’s award even more special is that there were only three Golden Medals awarded for design excellence in kitchen related products.

A creative merger of traditional German craftsmanship and modern design, these drop forged knives are made out of VG10 high-carbon, damascene multi-layered steel, which guarantees an outstanding, durable cutting performance. Designed by Carsten Gollnick, one of Germany’s most successful homeware and interior style designers, the knives feature ergonomic handles made from a special plastic compound that is both pleasing to the eye and the touch.

Features:

  • Super precise vacuum hardening process creates a super hard knife with exceptional edge holding properties.
  • Made from super-hard VG10 gold steel, the worlds best knife steel.
  • Laminated in 33 multi-layered Damascus steel
  • Laser hardened multi-layered poly fibre handles are light-weight, non-slip and virtually indestructable.
  • Hand grinding of blade into the ideal convex shape of the blade, a critical feature for how smooth a knife goes through food.
  • Additional hand-honing at very acute angle. (20 degrees)
  • Full tang construction.
  • Entirely made in Solingen, Germany.
  • Dishwasher safe, but not recommended due to bluntening effect.

Block Features

  • Fully encapsulated magnetic wooden knife stand.
  • Attached any knife, shears, or kitchen gadgets.
  • Stainless steel edging.
  • 305 x 205 x 145mm.
  • Gift Boxed.

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Those delightful designers at Umbra have released the new Huddle frame in “Honey” With two options available (expresso) this frame will be the focal point in any room. Simply fantastic !

 Size: Holds two 3 x 3.5″ (8 x 9 cm); eight 4 x 6″ (10 x 15 cm) and one 5 x 7″ (13 x 18 cm) photos.

Designer: Tom Vincent

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Swiss Diamond pans – a truly remarkable innovation in cookware. Diamonds make the difference, offering a totally superior, extremely hard and durable non-stick surface with superb heat distribution from the centre of the pan to the outer edges without hot spots.

The range is made of pressure cast aluminium which will never warp and the pans can be safely used with metal utensils and put in the dishwasher.

All pans in the range are made in Switzerland and come with a lifetime guarantee.

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Otto Fan

For twenty five years Authentics has designed, sourced and distributed outstanding modern design…. OTTO puts the wind in your sails! When heat builds up indoors during summer the slightest breath of wind is welcome. OTTO helps with a gentle breeze or generates a gale! Thanks to the adjustable industrial fan, the air circulation can easily be varied. This is backed by a 5 – year guarantee.OTTO is a straightforward chap with height adjustable feet. OTTO is in tune with nature! The frame is made of solid European wood and has been steam-formed and oiled twice.3 Speed Control

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Power: 95 Watt / Noise level 34.7-48.2dB (very silent)
Dimensions: 355 x 365 x 190mm (wxhxd)
Weight: approx 4.8 kg

Umbra Aquala Bath Caddy Made of bamboo a highly renewable natural resource, bath caddy possesses the beauty of a spa-like caddy. Water-resistant caddy extends an additional 5″ on each side and features a book holder. A perfect addition to a relaxing time in the tub.

A soothing soak smoothes away the stress, and it’s always a treat to relax with a good book and a glass of wine. Combine these two luxuries for the ultimate in relaxation. The Aquala Bathtub Caddy, made of eco-friendly bamboo, incorporates a fold-away book support, a stemware slot to secure your glass of wine (a martini works here as well), and a soap dish that we think is better utilized for a scented candle. Fill the tub with warm water and your favorite bath salts, sit back and relax.

Expandable wire arms adjust to fit most bathtubs. 

Size:  71cm x 22cm x 4cm  when not extended.

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Get Noticed! Create drama with your photos using the Huddle frame. By using two or more on a wall you can make a collage of your photos.

Size: 
Holds one 2.5 x 3″ (6 x 8 cm); one 3 x 3.5″ (8 x 9 cm); one 3 x 4″ (8 x 10 cm); one 4 x 4″ (10 x 10 cm); two 3 x 3″ (8 x 8 cm) and two 4 x 6″ (10 x 15 cm) photos

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The New Oragami Furniture Range of tables is now available. The Oragami style steel legs with glass tops, make these tables a focal point for any room.

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Gaggia Amante in red Gaggia Baby Twin in Silver Gaggia Baby in black Gaggia Evolution in Ivory

Introducing Gaggia – a range of capsule coffee machines by the legendary Italian market leader in espresso machine technology. 

Whether you are buying for the man in your life, who already has every high-tech piece of equipment under the sun, or for the lady in your life, whose idea of technology is being able to work the TV remote control, the seductive Gaggia espresso machines make the perfect cutting edge, easy-to-use gift.

Guaranteed to be the topic of conversation on everyone’s lips, whether in stylish bachelor pads or a modern kitchen environment.

Let the allure of AMANTE seduce you away from your usual espresso, composed of soft lines and fine details, an automatic capsule piercing and expulsion system that makes espresso preparation a snap. The BABY is considered the ideal family coffee maker with its sleek control panel for finishing touches and state-of-the-art components. The BABY TWIN is the jewel of the range; in fact it’s fitted with a double heating system and an electronic control panel Touch-ring. The BABY DOSE is the luxurious digital version – equipped with an advanced innovative dosing system letting you set the exact amount of coffee that goes into the cup. The EVOLUTION comes with an user-friendly design and the BABY CLASS is elegant and definitely classic.