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Homes & Antiques

June 2019

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.

United Kingdom
Immediate Media Company London Limited
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CHF 44.27
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statement style

You’ve probably created a feature wall at some point. Transformed a room with a splash of colour or a contained explosion of wallpaper. But here’s an idea to step up your statement wall game – create one that is entirely about showcasing your antiques collections. Use your treasured finds to create a spectacular display, and it will be totally unique to you.This month, our photoshoot team has developed six statement looks by styling collectables with striking wallcoverings, and the results are extraordinary. Prepare to be inspired from page 42.These aren’t the only statements to be found amid this month’s pages. With its yellow floor and vintage fuchsia chairs, our cover house is not for the colour shy! Artist owner Trevor Burgess has created a bold, dynamic space by restoring…

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my five favourite pieces in this issue…

A BID FOR LOVE I’m quite jealous of the bidder who won this fun ‘Passion Tester’ at auction. What a talking point! THE MOTHER It’s hard to pick out just one antique from our photoshoot, but the detail on this Parian bust is incredible. FOR A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN Artisan-style ceramics, inspired by the works of the great Virginia Woolf? Yes please. HIGH TEA The eagle-eyed will have spotted a sign just like this peeking out from behind our logo on the cover. BACK TO MACK Say ‘Charles Rennie Mackintosh’ and you probably picture an iconic high-back chair, like this beauty. …

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this month’s contributors

Jay Blades talks to us about one of his design heroes Jay is a furniture designer, restorer and presenter on the BBC’s Money for Nothing and The Repair Shop. He has a background in youth work, and remains dedicated to helping disadvantaged young people find promising futures.‘The interior designer I like best is Pippa Jameson. She creates a backdrop that is simple, classic and elegant – just really, really cool.’ Clive Nichols photographed ‘A French Twist’ Clive Nichols has been photographing houses and gardens for magazines for over 30 years. He has won many awards for his work and runs regular masterclasses on garden and flower photography for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Royal Horticultural Society.‘My favourite interior designer is Ben…

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also available on your screen

Homes & Antiques is also available on your smartphone or tablet – visit buysubscriptions.com/ homesandantiques on your digital device, and choose the ‘Digital Edition’ tab. You can buy single issues or take out a subscription so you always have H&A to hand.…

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homes & antiques

Editorial Editor Mel Sherwood Production Editor Rachel Nott Senior Houses Editor Katie Pike Senior Staff Writer Sophie Hannam Editorial and Picture Assistant Katy Layton Antiques Writer Caroline WheaterDesign Art Director Christianne Raymer Deputy Art Editor Kirsty LyonsAdvertising Group Advertising Manager Laura Jones Advertising Manager Heather Golden Senior Brand Sales Executive Sophie North Brand Sales Executives Robyn Gollop, Olivia King, Phil Wallington Classified Sales Executive Molly Davies Advertising Designer Libby ParfittMarketing & Production Subscriptions Director Jacky Perales-Morris Junior Direct Marketing Executive Emma Hunter Director of Licensing and Syndication Tim Hudson Syndication Manager Richard Bentley Production Director Sarah Powell Production Manager Emily Mounter PR Manager Toby HicksPublishing Managing Director Marie Davies Promotions and Partnerships Manager Rosa Sherwood Group Managing Director Andy Marshall CEO Tom Bureau…

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A Fantastic Read Rima found our feature on Britain’s endangered crafts in the April issue of Homes & Antiques an absorbing read. An H&A reader was delighted to discover she may own an early Fulham Pottery mantel vase. The April magazine was so inspirational, with fantastic articles about crafts. It was entirely due to Homes & Antiques that I started going to auctions many years ago, where I started to buy old chairs. I went to classes to learn how to restore the woodwork and reseat them with cane and rushes. Then, some years later, I started quilting, which resulted in several bed covers and many cushions. I bought much of my fabric from British Heart Foundation charity shops – it’s amazing how much fabric goes into a man’s…