Recommended: Calligaris; Pull Everything Out; Frans Lanting; Balenciaga; Lux Fixe

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In the pink

Who knew a pink plastic chair could be so alluring? The new 'Hero' model from contemporary Italian furniture-makers Calligaris comes in various lairy shades including lime-green, orange and white. Perfect for inside or out. £92.50 each,

Eye love

Pull Everything Out opens at Bristol's Spike Island gallery today. Expect 70 fabulous dayglo screen-prints from the late great Corita Kent, alongside a range of colourful pieces by Glasgow-based Irish-Canadian artist Ciara Phillips.

Victorious sponge

Of all the slightly silly Olympic-themed paraphernalia we've seen recently, the rather charming patriotic paper Cake Top is our favourite. £3.50 from (Victoria sponge not included)

In step with nature

Publisher Taschen has reformatted Frans Lanting's awesome wildlife photo-book, LIFE, in a smaller, cheaper collection of his breathtaking images of animals and landscape. Featuring multicoloured jellyfish and some of the planet's finest creatures in high definition. £17.99,

Money bags

Obviously we can't possibly justify spending £1,545 on a handbag. But if we could, we'd be all over the pillar-box-red All Time leather number from Balenciaga, with gold embossing and a shiny padlock to keep your treasures safe. Sigh.

Roll model

Online members site, Lux Fixe, brings flying ducks up to date with 'Ducks on a Pond', based on a vintage French design and part of a sweet wallpaper collection at the company's new luxury interiors shop, Squint. £70 per roll,