From the hottest colour-ways for 2016 to gadgets that have got our store buyers talking... here we share some of our favourite product designs for the year ahead, predict a few best-sellers and highlight some new trends set to take off across the UK over the coming months.
Brand product trends for the year ahead
Sagaform - The Piccadilly Collection
Designed by celebrity Swedish Chef - Pernilla Wahlgren, this new range for 2016 celebrates original Scandinavian design with a stand-out selection of oven-to-tableware and serving solutions produced in a gorgeous mix of subtle summer-themed palette's.
Dreamfarm - Levups
Sourcing bakeware tools that are easy-to-use and efficient can be a challenging affair, well not any more thanks to this ingenious design by the inventors at Dreamfarm. These incredible levelling cups take precision baking to a whole new level. Measure up and level off exactly what you need. Nothing more and nothing less.
monbento - MB Element
As the demand for healthy food on-the-go continues evoling, so does our desire for a little creativity on the content front – and that includes hot food too! Why should we limit ourselves to just cold food, when a World of possibilities opens up to us by having the choice of carrying hot foods whilst on-the-go courtesy of the MB Element by monbento?
Capventure - The Freshionable on-the-road range
Going green on-the-go is bang on trend with these brown paper-bag themed reusable lunch bags. The freshionable collection ticks every box for the fashionista #hipster #trendsetter in you whilst on-the-move too!
CleverstiX - Kung Fu Panda 2016
CleverstiX are the award-winning chopsticks designed to help Children improve hand-eye coordination, dexterity and eating habits. The unique widened tips also make CleverstiX suitable for all food types including: pasta, chips, fruit and vegetables. And with the Kung Fu Panda 3 movie hitting cinema screens in March 2016, we predict this themed cutlery collection is going to prove popular with the little ones too!
SoireeHome - Deluxe gift set
As more and more of us get serious about prepping and serving our wines to perfection, this ultimate wine connoisseur set that preserves, aerates and chills - all at the same time - guarantees to impress any wine enthusiast! All products are designed to be interchangeable, meaning you also have countless ways to serve your wines at the optimal flavour and temperature you desire.
PREVIEW: Rose & Tulipani - Blue Diamond collection - COMING SOON
Diamonds really are a girl’s best friend and now you can follow through onto your tabletop too! Yes old-school Hollywood Glamour is making a comeback with a bang in 2016 thanks to this stunning new collection of dazzling glassware designed by the people behind La Porcellana Bianca.
SPARQ Home - Serving Slabs
Get rustic & real at the table with this stunning range of ethical and totally natural serving slabs by SPARQ Home. Available in a variety of sizes, each slab is handcrafted and can be used for serving a combination of cheeses, fresh meats and appetizers – whatever and however you desire!
Chilly's bottle - Red 750ml
Designed to keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot soups warm for 18, Chilly's Bottles combine high performance technology with the benefits of a traditional flask and we LOVE them!
QDO - 2016 RELAUNCH
For the love of tea... fresh is the way forward and that includes the Nation's favourite beverage too! QDO is the freshly brewed, quirky range of tea-prep products, inspired by the orient and designed to bring a little fun to your tabletop. Afternoon tea will never be the same again, thanks to QDO's unique approach to perfecting the perfect cuppa. Indeed the people at QDO HQ are seriously passionate about tea and totally dedicated to producing products that not only look great, but also infuse like no other. Yes tea infusing for both health and pleasure is an exploding trend right now and we are thrilled to be launching the new look QDO here in the UK to meet that demand from April 2016.