Esign trends Healthy tech

Evening Standard - West End Final Extra - ES Homes and Property - - Home Gadgets - By Caramel Quin


MULTI-SPORT wire­less head­phones with a built-in per­sonal trainer, these don’t rely on a phone, chest strap or wrist­watch and they work equally well at home, in the gym or out and about. The in­te­gral heart rate mon­i­tor and sen­sors cal­cu­late your pace, calo­ries and more. Get in­di­vid­ual voice coach­ing from top ath­letes and train­ers plus there’s built-in stor­age for more than 2,000 songs, three months of work­out data and train­ing plans. Priced £159 (£209 in­clud­ing bike sen­sor) at


LON­DON­ERS are rightly con­cerned about air pol­lu­tion and look­ing for ways to clean the air in their homes. This beau­ti­ful lamp, a col­lab­o­ra­tion with in­ter­na­tion­ally renowned Vene­tian de­signer Marco Zito, is also an air pu­ri­fier.

It cre­ates neg­a­tively charged ions to re­move pol­lu­tants from the air in­clud­ing bac­te­ria, viruses, dust and dust mites, pollen, spores, odours and cig­a­rette smoke. It also uses a dust fil­ter and an ac­ti­vated char­coal fil­ter for good mea­sure. Priced £849 at


MMMM... chips. Air fry­ers are a much health­ier al­ter­na­tive to deep fry­ing be­cause they blast food with hot air rather than hot oil. So your “fried” food con­tains 80 per cent less fat. Many cost up­wards of £200, so you’d need to be a house­hold of chip ad­dicts. This more af­ford­able model, which has a fam­ily­size four-litre ca­pac­ity, is a smart buy at £54.99. From al­fre­

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