BEAT THE HEAT

July 15, 2015 / OLD news posts
  • Quirky and colourful, Sunbeam Jackie’s giant parasols are each more than two metres in diameter. £1,450 (sunbeamjackie.com)

    Quirky and colourful, Sunbeam Jackie’s giant parasols are each more than two metres in diameter. £1,450 (sunbeamjackie.com)

  • We love the minty green colour of this paper fan by Hay – perfect for cooling down in old-fashioned style. £8, Liberty (liberty.co.uk)

    We love the minty green colour of this paper fan by Hay – perfect for cooling down in old-fashioned style. £8, Liberty (liberty.co.uk)

  • Available in six colourways, the ‘Geo Vacuum Jug’ by Normann Copenhagen is a retro-look way to keep your drinks cool. £59 (normann-copenhagen.com)

    Available in six colourways, the ‘Geo Vacuum Jug’ by Normann Copenhagen is a retro-look way to keep your drinks cool. £59 (normann-copenhagen.com)

  • These colourful ‘Kastehelmi’ serving dishes by Toikka for Iittala are perfect for sorbets and ices. From £21 each (iittala.com)

    These colourful ‘Kastehelmi’ serving dishes by Toikka for Iittala are perfect for sorbets and ices. From £21 each (iittala.com)

  • There’s nothing like a fresh salad on the hottest day of the year. Serve up in style with this ‘Krenit’ set by Normann Copenhagen. £39.75 (normann-copenhagen.com)

    There’s nothing like a fresh salad on the hottest day of the year. Serve up in style with this ‘Krenit’ set by Normann Copenhagen. £39.75 (normann-copenhagen.com)

  • Make your own ice cream, sorbet and frozen yoghurt with the ‘Smart Scoop’ ice cream maker from Sage by Heston Blumenthal. £297, John Lewis (johnlewis.com)

    Make your own ice cream, sorbet and frozen yoghurt with the ‘Smart Scoop’ ice cream maker from Sage by Heston Blumenthal. £297, John Lewis (johnlewis.com)

  • The ‘Plum’ ice bucket and tongs make a striking centrepiece to any summer table. £235 for the set (tomdixon.net)

    The ‘Plum’ ice bucket and tongs make a striking centrepiece to any summer table. £235 for the set (tomdixon.net)

  • The ultimate contemporary cooler, this outdoor shower by Röshults is slim, sleek, and super-luxurious. £2,679, Lux Deco (luxdeco.com)

    The ultimate contemporary cooler, this outdoor shower by Röshults is slim, sleek, and super-luxurious. £2,679, Lux Deco (luxdeco.com)

  • This ‘Cool Bottle’ by Norm Architects for Menu comes with reuseable cooling sticks: simply put them in the freezer to cool, then screw into the bottle so that your drinks stay cold without being diluted by melting ice. £46 (menu-design-shop.de)

    This ‘Cool Bottle’ by Norm Architects for Menu comes with reuseable cooling sticks: simply put them in the freezer to cool, then screw into the bottle so that your drinks stay cold without being diluted by melting ice. £46 (menu-design-shop.de)

  • Dyson’s ‘AM06‘ desk fan is sleek, quiet, easy to clean (as it’s bladeless it won’t trap dust) and can be remote controlled. £260 (dyson.co.uk)

    Dyson’s ‘AM06‘ desk fan is sleek, quiet, easy to clean (as it’s bladeless it won’t trap dust) and can be remote controlled. £260 (dyson.co.uk)

From ice-cold drinks to shady lounging, here are 10 ways to cool off in style this season. Scroll through our gallery to see our top solutions for hot weather.

Want more summer-ready ideas? Check out Amara’s summer collection