I found a nice, new blog while I was coughing up a lung at about 4am this morning - Quest Twenty Eight. The first blog post I read pointed the way to a new site called MADE.com. They're aiming to be purveyors of affordable design furniture and what I've seen so far is impressive.
There's also a voting section where the most popular of a selection of pieces will be made. I really hope the grey sofa bed (pictured above) wins. At £169 it's affordable enough for us to buy now (to replace our crippled couch) and then when we move into a bigger place it can be transferred to 'the spare room' for visiting guests. Vote here to make this dream a reality for me.
Or you may prefer to vote for this sideboard instead:
If neither of those two don't take your fancy I could handle having this corner sofa instead at £499:
There's already a similar version of the sofa bed made with PU leather and available in black, brown or cream (pictured here);
but I'd prefer the cloth.
If you want to know more about the company you can read an article from guardian.co.uk. Meanwhile, I've got my finger on the trigger for this bubble lamp: