These remarkably realistic slip-cast ceramic Tools Of The Trade by Laura Novy include paint brushes and scissors. From $85, Norcross & Scott
Storage solutions in metal and glass and mirror-fronted units are where you hide away medicines and bits and bobs. But the right cabinet can also be a focal point.
Left to right: Stainless steel bolts are been modified to create a coat rack, price upon request, Willem Heeffer; This pen will perform jobs previously served by drawers full of screwdrivers, $89, mininch; Contour rollerball pen, $90, 22 Design Studio; Cog pen block in brass, £35, Tom Dixon
Left to right: Storage tool box by Diesel Living with Seletti, £84, Amara; Steel tool box by Puebco, £54, SCP; Louisette toolbox in Realistic Blue, €90, Harto Design; Toto storage box in walnut by Sung Wook Park, £30, Umbra