Yinka Shonibare has lived in Nigeria and uses brightly coloured African batik fabrics bought at a local market for his exotic creation. Jeremy Deller, of the bat photographs and bat houses fame, has created a (too) realistic bat for animal lovers' treetops.
Be the first on your block to have a cutting-edge angel designed by a famous artist on the top of your tree, downloaded for free from the net. Treehugger loves downloading; it's free, democratic, environmental and fun. Now you can pick one of three designs created by contemporary British artists as a tree topper. Just cut and paste and you too can have the girl with a rose face (pictured) on yours. It is designed by a Manchester punk artist, Linder, who works in collages, mixing scenes from old shopping catalogues and women's magazines.