Utopia - May 2010
Introducing: This striking Retro wallpaper from the Eco Respekt collection has a graphic metallic design and is available in Navy & Silver, Taupe & Silver, Black & Gold or Burgundy & Gold. £60 per 10m roll.
Eco appeal: The paper is produced from FSC approved wood pulp; it uses chlorine free cellulose and solvent-free water-based inks and pigments.
01494 565 459 | www.geccointeriors.co.uk
Introducing: The Aqui v8 anti-scale showerhead provides 99% protection from a whole host of bacterial diseases and viruses, and is made from ABS anti-bacterial plastic. £35.
Eco appeal: The device is manufactured in the UK and incorporates volumising technology to reduce water usage, while maintaining the high level of performance expected of today’s shower systems.
07701 028 339 | www.ecopromotion.co.uk
Introducing: A statement piece, the Breccia wall-mounted fire by MOMAdesign by Archiplast SRL measures 700×1000mm and can be used indoors or out. It comes with a lighter, glove, tank and fuel funnel, and can be fitted with a glass screen on request. Available in oxidized stainless steel, or white, red or black lacquer finishes. £2,233.
Eco appeal: The fire is fuelled by bioethanol, which is manufactured using maize to produce an alcohol that is flammable, yet safe and non-toxic. No chimney or ventilation is required.
07887 832 172 | email@example.com
Introducing: Siemens WM16S796 1600RPM washing machine has a capacity of 8kg and features special wash programmes, including wool, hand-wash, a 15-minute quick wash and a textile-guard reproofing function (for waterproof jackets). It has an interior light too.H84.2×W60×D59cm. £900.
Eco appeal: The appliance boasts triple A ratings, but is actually 30% more efficient than an A energy rating (using 1.03 kWh, or 0.13kWh per kg of washing). It uses 56 litres of water per load.
0844 892 9044 | www.siemens-home.co.uk