The Insider: Get back to nature with these fine-cut furnishings

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1. Newgate Pluto Sunburst clock Colloco, £65

This bold 1970s-style clock will look pleasingly graphic on a plain wall. A great option for adding interest to a kitchen, where it can be hard to hang artwork. Tel: 01538 382 615,

2. Bark tea-light holders Joanna Wood, from £3.25

These tea-light holders are the natural choice for a rustic interior, but will look even more striking contrasted against a sleek, minimalist décor. Tel: 020 7730 5064,

3. Gaivota rocking chair Bodie and Fou, £832

A classic piece of furniture gets a sleek, contemporary make-over in the hands of the French designer Reno Bonzon. Ergonomically designed, this chair's curved form is intended to make it comfortable whatever your height. Tel: 0845 120 4648,

4. Oak table Muji, £395

Keep things simple with this dining table from Muji, the masters of Japanese simplicity. A timeless design made from solid oak, it's a sensible investment that is built to last. Tel: 020 7323 2208,

5. Veneer shade Next, £25

Introduce a wooden finish into unexpected places with this lampshade. The 1960s drum shape is versatile enough to compliment both retro and ultra-modern rooms, creating a lovely warm glow. Tel: 0844 844 8333,

6. Adonde salad servers SCP, £15

SCP is the first port of call for anyone looking for stylish, modern pieces for the home. These salad servers are made from Forest Stewardship Council-certified jatoba wood, finished with natural olive oil, and will bring a touch of pared-down chic to any table. Tel: 020 7739 1869,