Take the usual household paraphenalia – mugs, lamps, vases, clocks – and turn them into unusual, unfussy works of art on a small but very appealing scale. This comes naturally to Italian studio Sabrina Fossi Design where the everyday becomes novel. Sabrina Fossi set up her company in 2013 and she creates ‘minimalist entities that seem familiar but are strikingly different.’ Her fresh and fun homeware products are all crafted by hand in Italy.

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Handmade by artesans in the Italian town of Montelupo, near Florence, her ToastyMUG ‘hands warmer’ mug feels cosy and looks cool. The ergonomic design means the drink stays warm and so do your hands – just snake your fingers inside the sides.