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Top tips for decorating with antiques

How do you decorate with antiques? Can I use decorative antiques in my modern interior? Our top tips will show you how!

What is mid-century modern design?

What defines mid-century modern design? What are the characteristics of mid century modern furniture? Our guide to this ever-popular style movement in vintage furniture will explain all.

God Save the Queen – a celebration of Queen Elizabeth II as she celebrates her platinum jubilee

This year, we celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II and here we take a look back at her extraordinary life and work.

An upcycler’s guide to vintage and antiques shopping

With our passion for upcycling showing no signs of abating, our guide will tell you everything you need to know about vintage and antiques shopping.

Farmhouse style: How to get the cosy, country look

Start planning a cosy country home with our guide to reviving the charm of the country cottage, wherever you live.

A guide to upcycling and repurposing

Our helpful guide will help you to understand the difference between upcycling and repurposing.

Why scientific equipment is one of the most fascinating niches in antiques

Scientists have long employed a range of elegant, genius and sometimes macabre instruments which have fascinated and repulsed generations in equal measure. From antique medical equipment like the tongue guillotine (yes, really!), to microscopes and cameras, this niche area of collectables offers variety to the collector.

Gild standard: Decorating with antique photo frames

When photography became all the rage at the end of the 19th century, so did antique photo frames. Is there anything more precious than those small, beautifully crafted objects of virtue?

How to transform your home with antique tiles

From the hallway to the bathroom, antique tiles can breathe new life into any space. Tiles have been a thing for thousands of years, since the Industrial Revolution allowed homeowners of Victorian England to tile their floors inexpensively.

Creating a dream office space with antique library furniture

We may no longer have libraries in our homes - those special high-ceilinged rooms adorned with imaginative antique library bookcases. But that doesn’t mean you can’t inject this 18th and 19th-century flair into modern office spaces.