Gone are the days when kitchens were drab and lifeless rooms, devoid of style or glamour. Now, your abode can be full of designer gadgets that actually serve a useful purpose (other than conversation pieces). Starting with the Guzzini range, update and modernise your kitchen. Toaster and blender both cost £59.99. The full range is available from Decorum, 335 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, 332 8800.

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Russell Athletic

The American sports brand Russell Athletic will be launching their new website on Fri 1 Jan. The site will be home to five characters wearing the sportswear. Illustrated by Will Barras, the characters hold tight to the street ethos that ’It’s not what you wear but how you wear it.’ Clothes trainspotters can get a full Russell Athletic history as well. The site can


Manga Videos m From Manga Entertainment comes the Metalheadz documentary, 'an intimate and immediate account of a drum & bass label poised for world domination’ and The Official UK Breakdance Championship ’98 Video. The Brixton Academy housed the UK Breakdance Championships this year, and this is the tape that captures all the moves. Whether you’re a dedicated B-boy or junglist through and through, these videos are the business. Released by Manga Entertainment, available from all good video retailers at £10.99 each.