Head to the Centre Dome at Focus/21 to see a mesmerising aerial artwork, specially conceived for the show by Arabella McNie. From Earth to Sky features colourful foliage swirling into the domes among suspended slices of agate, bringing the beauty of nature into an urban environment. Click to read more...

Psychologists say people look back affectionately in times of transition – when the present feels bumpy, you revert to happier, carefree times. This year, the 1970s is back. Click to read more...

"We believe that fabrics are a bridge that can connect people and spaces," says Chiara Pirotta of French fabric house Casal. On the same theme, its latest fabrics celebrate a charity initiative which aims to bridge the gap between generations, and allow people with Alzheimer's "to connect with their feeling, their imagination and to express themselves." Click to read more...

Head to Third Floor, North Dome for a new enlarged space that merges two previous showrooms – Victoria + Albert Baths and Perrin & Rowe – and adds sister brands Shaws of Darwen and Riobel. Click to read more...

"There's no how-to road map to style. It's about self-expression and, above all, attitude." Age-defying New York fashion icon Iris Apfel launches a suitably eclectic collection of textiles and trimmings for Fabricut. Click to read more...

As new launches at Focus/21 demonstrate, white is fresh, simple, timeless – but when combined with sculptural shapes in an interiors scheme, it can also be intriguing and exciting as the play of light becomes an integral part of the drama. Click to read more...