Homes & Antiques is the magazine for people who love great design and beautiful objects from every era, providing a unique mix of the very best of the old with the very best of the new. That's why, as well as being the official magazine of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow, every issue delivers an inspirational blend of heritage and lifestyle.
3 PIECES THAT CAUGHT MY EYE
THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS • (plus what they collect and why)
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THE MONTH APRIL • A trio of design auctions, a Raymond Briggs retrospective, Durham quilts, plus buying antique grotesque spoon warmers
FINE MINIATURE PORTRAIT REVEALS TWO INCREDIBLE SECRETS…
STYLE.NOW. • Our monthly guide to DECORATIVE accessories, unique ANTIQUES and beautiful textiles that will add CHARACTER and colour to your home
AE GRAY CERAMICS • Alison Snowdon of Fieldings on a good investment...
PERIOD OAK FURNITURE • Jeremy Pattison of Tennants Auctioneers on why you should cash in ...
Holey Grail • Weave some beauty into your home with rattan furniture and accessories
SAUCE • Adam Dillon and Hannah Mottishaw run London-based online design store Sauce, specialising in furniture, lighting and decorative objects from the 20th century. Adam enlightens us
Easy as Pie • Serve up something comforting in one of these delightful dishes
Cabinet of Curiosities • Our columnist considers the compulsion to collect and shares his latest obsession
EKTA KAUL • In the second of our new series on makers whose work is worthy of being passed down to future generations, we meet Ekta Kaul, a textile artist with a passion for cartography
WHERE TO BUY
Behind the sale: 'Collecting is my pulse' • Phillip Lucas has spent the last decade painstakingly restoring and furnishing his atmospheric silk weaver’s house in London’s Spitalfields. But an overabundance of antiques left him with little space, prompting an enticing sale of selected pieces at Dreweatts in Berkshire
Phillip’s COLLECTING TIPS
Louisa Maybury • A globe-trotting career spanning five decades, and an unerring eye for design, have led to a flourishing business specialising in textiles and works of art
LIVING WITH ANTIQUES • Five homes filled with FASCINATING antiques (from p48), collecting VINTAGE chalkware (p73), plus owners’ style secrets (p65 & p89)
All in the family • Coral and Lesley Miles’ 19th-century home is the perfect place in which to continue their tradition of collecting antiques and interesting ephemera
HOME is where the art is • When Covid stymied Sarah-Jane Axelby’s plans for a new career she was forced to think again. The result was a new and flourishing artistic venture
Sarah-Jane’s Little Black Book of FAVOURITE PLACES
In Good Company • Pamela Nestor shares her vibrant north London home with an impressive collection of chalkware figures
Duron chalkware figures • Inspired by Pamela Nestor’s collection, Janet Gleeson looks at the history of these vintage wall plaques
Treasure trove • Emma and David Mann’s seaside villa is an extension of their shop and a wonderful, evolving canvas
perfectly PLACED • Thoughtfully restored, this Georgian house is filled with antiques collected over many years, and decorated with pretty wallpapers and textiles
Susie’s Little Black Book of PEOPLE &...