What: The first European showcase of snapshots taken using the popular app that allows mobile phones to mimic antique analog cameras.
Why: Your iPhone envy just got worse.
When: Fri.-31 Jan. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Orange Dot Gallery, 54 Tavistock Pl., WC1H 9RG.
Christopher Thomas: New York Sleeps
What: The German photographer’s eerie series of black-and-white photos captures familiar landmarks devoid of people.
Why: Avoid the crowds.
When: To 26 Feb. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: The Wapping Project Bankside, 65a Hopton St., SE1 9LR (020 7981 9851).
The Alphabet of the Human Heart: the A-Z of Zen
What: A beautifully illustrated, inspiring guide to life (£7) filled with advice and words of wisdom for good times and bad.
Why: A is for anger. B is for boredom.
When: You need a pick-me-up.
Where: Online at amazon.co.uk.
What: Scandinavian-designed products from the new nature-themed online shop will bring calm to your home.
Why: We love the bird cage wall stickers (£35), moose bed linens (£159) and bird coat hangers (£36).
When: It’s too cold to go outside.
Where: Online at skandivis.co.uk.
What: Portobello vendor-turned-online shopkeeper finds a permanent home for her wall of vintage, as well as new designs and other bits and bobs.
Why: Eley Kishimoto laptop cases, royal wedding souvenir cufflinks by Swedish Blonde, jewellery by Neiv and more.
When: Mon.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Selfridges, 400 Oxford St., W1A 1AB (0800 123400).
Photo: Courtesy of Orange Dot Gallery