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Thirty years of The Decorative Antiques Fair

For three decades, The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair has set the standard for antiques in interior design. It was the first in the UK to showcase …

Cecil Beaton at Home

There’s still time to get to a fascinating exhibition in Salisbury Museum curated by Andrew Ginger of luxury bed company Beaudesert. Cecil Beaton at Home – Ashcombe …

Mylands’ 130th anniversary

Mylands, Britain’s oldest family-owned and run paint and polishes manufacturer, is celebrating 130 years of trading with  the launch of two limited edition paint colours. During a …

Fired Earth Underground 150 collection

  Fired Earth has just launched a great new collection in collaboration with Transport for London for their 150th anniversary. There are four tile ranges, sourced from …

The Crakemarsh Hall Staircase

  Every year,  LAPADA (The Association of Art and Antique Dealers) runs a competition, in partnership with Country Life, to identify an ‘Object of The Year’. The …

The Royal School of Needlework: archive photos

  The Royal School of Neeedlework was established in 1872 to provide a source of income for women with no financial support and to safeguard traditional craftmanship …

George Jackson’s early 19th century showroom

  George Jackson began creating interior decorative elements around 1780 and is recognised for introducing fibrous plaster into the UK.  His company grew into one of the …