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Features: The Hug lounge collection expands with a system of sofas and modular pods, available in a variety of configurations to provide small, cosy spaces that are discreet and soundproof, in which to work, chat, communicate or relax. The sofas are fitted with USB ports, and the accessorizable tops with multi-sockets. The screens are sound absorbing.
Available to Ireland from: Fantoni UK
Designer: Studio Taschide
Price range: from €43
Material: Solid wood
Available to Ireland from: Schönbuch
Name: PuraVida Single lever basin mixer 110
Price range: from €313
Key features: Laminar spray. Swiveling spray former. Flow rate at 3 bar: 5 l/min. Joystick ceramic cartridge. Suitable for continuous flow water heaters. Available in Chrome/White.
Material: Surfaces – Chrome.
Available in Ireland from: Tubs & Tiles
Brand: Ferm Living
Name: Plant Box
Price range: €199
Material: Powder coated metal.
Key features: Suitable for outdoor use. The Plant Box can be used for decoration all over the house, as temporary storage in the hallway or as a divider to create cosy corners in larger rooms. They are suitable for flowers, plants, books, toys and magazines – or maybe a little of each.
Available to Ireland from: Ferm Living
Context note – The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the 2019–20 coronavirus outbreak a pandemic on the 11th of March 2020.
COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.
Recommended measures to prevent infection include frequent hand washing, maintaining distance from others (social distancing), and keeping hands away from the face.