Cool kids' furniture, designer glasses and creative kitchens

Visual flavours

MAGNET Kitchens has come up with a dramatic new way to personalise your cooking space. In case putting up your own pictures or photographs in your kitchen isn't enough for you, you can now opt to have your favourite images printed directly onto your cabinet doors.

You can choose from one of Magnet's own images and designs on its virtual online kitchen, or submit pictures of your own - including your family, pets or favourite food.

Magnet Kitchens, 01325 744 093,

A van with a plan

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DESIGNERS are going to get playful and inventive with children's rooms in 2010, and the first evidence of this is the DeVan, a high sleeper cabin bed. It looks a bit like a Camper Van and, as well as having a sleeping and chilling-out area on top, it has seats on the ground level. There is a desk area in the cabin that can be used for homework. There's also a storage area underneath, and curtains at the back. The DeVan, produced by Worlds Apart, is made from a tubular steel frame and printed MDF panels. It is recommended for over-sevens, and comes in pink and sky blue.

Available from mid-January at Argos, Littlewoods and John Lewis online, priced at 499. For more stockists call 0800 389 8591 or go to

Positive drinking

INTERIOR designer Nina Campbell has come up with a rather nice new wine glass, which draws on the seemingly endless trend for jewel colours without forcing wine lovers to be left guessing about the colour of their tipple. The rims of the glasses come in tasty ruby, teal, purple and green colours, while the glasses themselves are clear. They are priced at 42.50 for wine glasses and 45 for water glasses.

Nina Campbell, 020 7225 1011,

What's on

THE Union Gallery in Edinburgh is hosting a two-woman show in January, featuring the work of Olivia Irvine, whose painting Gullane Beach is pictured, and Fiona Jappy. Both artists are influenced by family, heritage, identity and belonging, and employ vivid colours in their explorations of these themes. The exhibition endson 4 February.

Union Gallery, 45 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3JU, 0131-556 7707,