So you’ve decided that you want a vintage feel to your bed room. You have picked out the colours and styles that you want to incorporate into the space, but what sort of antique wardrobe fits your design?
There are so many periods to choose from, such as (more…)
Early and late Victorian furniture was keenly influenced by the revolutionary changes in manufacture and worldwide travel. However, as this period ended and the 20th Century began in earnest, a new look to furniture and interior design ideas came to the fore.
The dark, heavy and cluttered style seen in (more…)
The Victorians changed the world. From steam trains to intricate iron structures, they re-engineered and improved almost everything.
The innovations in manufacturing, of tooling and accuracy in measurements, also found (more…)
To add style, whimsy and uniqueness to home interior design, many people are adding antique furniture pieces to their rooms.
There is a move away from (more…)
The vast majority of antique furniture is acquired by regular people, rather than specialised collectors seeking a profit. Due to this, many of the items sold have been chosen for their usability and aesthetics.
Of course, just because antique furniture is not being bought by experts, it doesn’t mean (more…)
As it is often seen as an interesting and varied career, with the added possibility of ending up on an antiques programme, many people have made the decision to become an (more…)
Many people enjoy going to auctions, and other such sales, in the pursuit of an antique bargain. However, whether they are attending to seek out specific items, such as vintage toys or antique bedroom furniture, or just to see what lots come up, there can be a number of risks associated with the (more…)
While it may seem to have an obvious answer, the question of what exactly is an ‘antique’ can quite often stump people.
Many objects, for instance, could be considered fairly old but not (more…)
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