Image Picks From Katie Law

As a longstanding member of the London Evening Standard, Katie Law writes the DesignSpy Column for Homes and Property, edits My Design London and writes features on a broad range of topics. Katie is working as an independent consultant on the Living section of Pulse and writes regular articles on the latest, hot off the press design news on the Pulse blog.

"There’s something touching and graphically brilliant about this snail tray. Is the snail moving across the tray or has it come to a standstill to inspect the things which have been placed on top of it? I also like the way the snail and its shell have been

"A Finnish company with real flair; I love the simplicity of the design of this tea towel. The gorgeous blue set against the white crisis cross lines couldn’t be easier on the eye and you can almost feel the weighty thickness of the fabric in the picture."

"This is a beautifully-designed product that oozes love and care and attention to detail. The influences of the Bloomsbury artist together with Japanese prints are evident and the choice of colours and pattern is perfectly judged. Who wouldn’t want to own

"This is such a fun vibrant pattern with a really unusual colour palette that takes the popular tropical trend and gives it a sharp twist by mixing a cobalt blue palette with a bright orange trim. A real stand-out piece!"

"We’re seeing a lovely new trend for unusual sea creatures like sea urchins and octopus on ceramics and textiles this season – and this octopus plate, with the creature’s tentacles spreading out beyond the perimeter of the plate, is a brilliant example."