Categories / Gadgets and Tech

Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely – Abacus Flower Edition DAB digital radio


The follow up to the original Pure Mio, the Pure Evoke Mio Abacus Flower Edition by Orla Kiely throws in another of the retro-styled designs, plus a few new features to the digital radio itself.

Speaking about the new design, Kiely said: 'I chose the slate grey, Abacus Flower print for this radio as it contrasts well with the first radio and fits in with my passion for creating quality and functional down-to-earth designs that complement any home interior.'

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Categories / eBay watch

eBay watch: 1970s space age Estyma alarm clock


Big thanks to Andrew Graham for spotting and sending us this superb piece of 1970s space age design, the Estyma alarm clock.

It's a digital flip clock, made in (West) Germany, with that bold yellow outer shell contrasting with the black and white display within. No power needed either – this has an old school wind-up, one mechanism for the date, the other for the time.

The clock is said to run 'fine', with the bright yellow case said to be 'virtually unmarked'. The only blemish is a 'small chip' on the clear scene, which isn't all that noticeable, check the images on the site to see if it's a deal breaker. If not, bidding right now is at just 99 pence.

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Categories / Art and Photography

Vintaged Distressed Brown Leather Camera Strap


Put your iphone down for a moment, forget about your Hipstamatic App and show a little love to your camera, whether digital or film, with this Vintaged Distressed Brown Leather Camera Strap.

It measures 55cm long but is fully adjustable and has quick release collar studs on either end for attaching to your camera. The leather is an attractive distressed brown and ethically sourced from cows that have lived happy lives.

It's a stylish yet functional item in keeping with the current trend for a vintage influence on all things photographic.

The strap costs £24 and is available from Magpie Accessories via Bouf, an online marketplace of unique, design-led items.Check it out here.