TOP OF THE (ON­LINE) SHOPS

Th­ese days you can find a mar­vel­lous ar­ray of quirky things for your home on­line – from hand­crafted ac­ces­sories to vin­tage cu­riosi­ties. Here, we round up the 14 new web­shops you need to know!

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MAT­TER OF STUFF

What does it sell? This Lon­don-based gallery ac­cords great im­por­tance to ma­te­ri­als – hence its name and its fo­cus on cool, con­tem­po­rary fur­ni­ture and ac­ces­sories with a craft story be­hind them. The price point ranges from a few pounds into the thou­sands. Hot buy ‘Ges­ture’ hand­made stained porce­lain bowl by Meghan Hutchins, who forms one third of de­sign studio Creo Col­lec­tive, £60 Log on at mat­terof­stuff.com

MI­NOR GOODS

What does it sell? They’re be­ing mod­est, but Mi­nor Goods is re­ally a ma­jor find. Its ‘ less is more’ de­sign aes­thetic ex­tends to pretty blue and green stoneware, lovely wooden spoons and cot­ton-cord place­mats: it’s a cap­sule col­lec­tion of beau­ti­ful ba­sics. Hot buy Hand­crafted oak chop­ping board, £38 for medium (pic­tured) Log on at mi­nor­goods.com

SE­CRET LINEN STORE

What does it sell? This is bed­li­nen cen­tral: lovely cot­ton sheets come in end­less cat­e­gories such as ‘white’, ‘striped’, and the ex­tremely handy ‘Ikea size’. There are also col­lec­tions of throws, valances and chil­dren’s bed­ding. Con­sider it a one-stop shop for your bed­room! Hot buy ‘Per­cale’ washed cot­ton bed­ding in duck-egg blue: pillowcases, from £15; du­vet cover, from £45 Log on at se­cret­li­nen­store.com

ATE­LIER SUKHA

What does it sell? Ate­lier Sukha (a San­skrit word mean­ing ‘joy of life’) de­scribes it­self as ‘a cosy lit­tle de­part­ment store in Am­s­ter­dam’ sell­ing unique, hand­made items. That means Ti­betan wool car­pets and gi­ant floor cush­ions crafted in Nepal, as well as pretty mono­chrome pa­per stor­age boxes and neem-wood plates from In­dia. The over­rid­ing theme is pale and in­ter­est­ing. Hot buy Gi­ant cot­ton ‘Chulto’ floor cush­ion, £750 Log on at ate­lier-sukha.nl

LA TRÉSORERIE

What does it sell? This Paris-based com­pany lives up to its name with sim­ple, util­i­tar­ian table­ware (think old-school glass sugar shak­ers and clas­sic wooden wash­ing-up brushes), ham­mered metal saucepans by Ja­panese firm Yoshikawa, wire wall-hung shelves and linen bath tow­els. In other words, ev­ery­day lux­ury at its best. Hot buy Striped tasselled linen bath towel, £53 Log on at la­tre­sorerie.fr

WORK­SHOP

What does it sell? This Brighton bou­tique’s on­line arm sells stylish, func­tional house­hold goods from around the world. Wooden-han­dled kitchen knives by Span­ish maker Pal­larès, dust­pan-and­brush sets by Swedish la­bel Iris Hantverk and in­cense by Margate apothe­cary Haeck­els are among the trea­sures. Hot buy Ja­panese straw trivet, £16 Log on at work­shopliv­ing.co.uk

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