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.
PIECES THAT CAUGHT MY EYE • Beautiful blooms deserve a really beautiful vase…
THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS • (plus their favourite picnic spot)
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THE MONTH JUNE • Historic Swedish glass, an auction of animal art, and vibrant works by Cornish artists
STEPPING INTO CHURCHILL’S SLIPPERS FOR £32,000
STYLE. NOW. • Our monthly guide to DECORATIVE accessories, unique ANTIQUES and beautiful textiles that will add CHARACTER and colour to your home
DUTCH TILES • Douglas Girton, Lyon & Turnbull
PATO INTERIORS • Kat Westmacott started her business in the midst of lockdown
BROWN FURNITURE • Ashley Matthews, Dreweatts
Cabinet of Curiosities • Our columnist considers the compulsion to collect and shares his latest obsession
In pursuit of white gold • Willa Latham begins her series on the history of British porcelain with a closely guarded secret...
KATRIN MOYE • Continuing our series on makers whose work we believe is worthy of being passed down to future generations, we meet Katrin Moye, a ceramicist inspired by domestic objects of the past
WHERE TO BUY
Matthew Williamson • The designer discusses how heritage pieces add depth to a scheme and why he has started selling antiques and vintage alongside his own creations
The Magic of Mid summer • garden into a beautiful al fresco dining room, perfect for long, lazy lunches that run into the evening
LIVING WITH ANTIQUES • Four intriguing homes, including one of the oldest houses in Wales and a mid-century classic (from p52), plus style ideas and favourite places
A FRESH Perspective • Along with a love of fine art and antiques, artist Lottie Cole has a keen eye for mid-century design
PERFECT PAIRINGS • Choose rich colours, pretty patterns, interesting antiques and vintage pieces for a welcoming home like Lottie’s
ESTATE OF MIND • One couple’s sensitive restoration of their mid-century home on London’s Dulwich Estate has brought it back in line with the architect’s original vision for a light-filled functional family home
HARRIET’S Little Black Book of FAVOURITE PLACES
Reclaiming tradition • Buying the shell of an old farmhouse began a process of restoring and furnishing the interior in a way generations past would have understood
FADED GRANDEUR • Combine Swedish and French antiques for a restful ambience that’s a joy to come home to
A sense of history • Annie McKay and John Marchant’s passion for 17th and 18th-century oak furniture is evident in their medieval Welsh hall house
Annie’s Little Black Book of FAVOURITE PLACES
ANTIQUES & COLLECTING
THE SEA, THE SEA • Intricately carved and ingeniously engineered, antique ships in bottles have a fascinating heritage and are true miniature masterpieces that are still making waves among enthusiasts, discovers Ellie Tennant
Ask an Expert • This month, our team of antiques specialists pore over a vintage textile, a curious container and a charming toy, among other unusual items...
THIS MONTH’S EXPERTS
BEST IN SHOW • Original exhibition posters are a flourishing collecting field and while work by certain big-name artists can fetch huge...