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.
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This Month • The Queen and her Corgis, Constable: The Dark Side, and Joana Vasconcelos's Wedding Cake are just some of the exhibitions to see
STYLE & SHOPPING • Our monthly guide to DECORATIVE accessories, unique ANTIQUES and beautiful textiles that will add CHARACTER and colour to your home
SUNDERLAND BRIDGE GLASSES • Brett Tryner, Cheffins
Picture This • Frames that are works of art in themselves
BIRD MENAGERIE • Create a pretty scheme with decorative wallpapers and fabrics featuring sweet birds in various shades
Flights of FANCY • Feather your nest with homewares inspired by delicately perched birds
BRITANNIA SILVER PIECES • Kier Mulholland, Lyon & Turnbull
THOMPSON'S GARDEN EMPORIUM • Michael Thompson, owner of Thompson's Garden Emporium, speaks to Molly Malsom about his passion for Coalbrookdale benches, the painstaking restoration process, and the thrill of the chase…
BOOK REVIEWS • Settle into summer with these three delightful reads, for lovers of ART, TRAVEL, CRAFTSMANSHIP and DECORATIVE ANTIQUES
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LIVING WITH ANTIQUES • Three exquisite homes, from a light and breezy Parisian apartment to an 18th-century townhouse with a fascinating history
Patina Provençal • As seasoned dealers in French antiques, Cathy and Peter Bullen were well placed to turn this historic house into their home from home
Shopping with the pros • Cathy and Peter Bullen are well practised at buying antiques and vintage pieces from Provence's flea markets. Here, Cathy talks to Katie Pike and shares her top tips…
City CALM • In Paris, behind a charming leafy courtyard, Aude Christin's apartment has been transformed with colour, pattern and antiques, creating a country house feeling in the bustling city
BOHEMIAN CHIC • Add character with natural materials, soft floral prints and layered linens
Setting the scene • Clive Mead and Stephen Hewson have revealed the historical past of this Tardis- like townhouse in Deal, with a little bit of help from their imaginations
THE REAL DEAL • Create atmosphere with solidly crafted antique furniture and plenty of elements that surprise and draw the eye
ANTIQUES & COLLECTING • PORCELAIN FAIRINGS, the joy of FLORAL FABRICS, collecting ROYAL MEMORABILIA & AUTOMATA, plus STAR SALES
All in Bloom • Floral fabrics have been staples of textile design for centuries, and while styles have evolved, the appeal is everlasting, says Celia Rufey
Royal memorabilia • Noah Hilditch on the collection he has built since childhood
Meet the SPECIALISTS • These savvy dealers have homed in on niche genres, turning their personal passions into thriving businesses that stand out from the crowd
FLOWER POWER • Over the top yet undoubtedly joyful, the Coalbrookdale style of encrusted porcelain first produced by Coalport was quickly imitated, says Willa Latham
HOW DO I KNOW WHO MADE A COALBROOKDALE?
MAGICAL MACHINES • Feats of innovation and artisary since ancient times, automata offer a playful look at the past and remain a source of great entertainment today
ASK AN EXPERT • Our team answers your valuation and restoration questions… if you have a query, email us at email@example.com
Cabinet of Curiosities • This Month: Ceramic...