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CONDIMENTS HAVE never had it so good as Vessel, London's fashionable new store-cum-gallery, launches a look at design trends in salt and pepper shakers. "A little bit of s & p" features classics such as Arne Jacobsen's stainless steel shakers (pounds 41), sleekly sculptural pieces by Ron Arad (pounds 49.50) and work by new designers (pictured, pepper pot by Karen Smith).

Vessel is at 114 Kensington Park Road, London W11, 020 7727 8001, until 21 September

THE GADGET shop has made its name by selling a range of you-never-knew- you-needed-it contrivances at affordable prices. The new collection includes ingenious head cases for children's cycling helmets at pounds 9.95 and an alien mask with voice changer, at pounds 14.95. Call 0800 783 8343 for details.

BUILDING ON the success of his Fulham gallery, David Gill has just opened a second gallery in London SE11. The Loughborough Street gallery, based in what used to be his studio, will display new talent in art, architecture, design, decorative arts and photography. The autumn schedule includes furniture collections by Grillo Demo and Mark Newson. The Fulham Gallery will continue to feature jewellery and home accessories. David Gill Galleries, 3 Loughborough St, London SE11, opens from 10am to 6pm Mon-Sat by appointment on 020 7793 1100

MOSAIC WORKSHOP, the UK's largest mosaic studio, has a new website: www.mosaicwork The Workshop stocks glass mosaic tiles in 83 colours, 49 colours and two sizes of unglazed ceramic tiles, 11 mosaic kits and books, tools, adhesives and grouts. On quoting this article, Independent readers can claim a free bag of mosaic tiles in colours specially chosen by Mosaic Workshop with any purchase of more than pounds 10. Mosaic Workshop, 1a Princeton St, London WC1, 020 7263 2997