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Homes & Antiques February 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.

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the wonder of the stars

Long have we stared into the deep blue-black of the night sky, and mapped the course of the glittering stars. The history of astronomy is rich – it is at the same time a science, a hobby and an art form – and as such the antiques that it promises are varied. From technical equipment like telescopes and gyroscopes, to more artistic pieces such as lunar and constellation charts the antiques available are not only fascinating but also make for beautiful, romantic additions to our homes. We indulge in some very stylish stargazing from page 40. Back on terra firma, we have a quite extraordinary selection of homes for you this month. Tour the incredible Manhattan apartment of interiors doyenne Iris Apfel on page 54 – her maximalist style and colourful…

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my five favourite pieces in this issue…

STAR LIGHT This Solar System antique brass light is one of the stars (forgive the pun!) of our shoot. SHOP THRIFTY Vintage furniture, such as this charming chest of drawers, can be practical, affordable and full of character. CLASSIC CHOICE A great antique rug will never go out of style, and this Moroccan example is worth investing in. LEMON GLAZE With such a pure yellow colour, it’s hard to believe that this Chinese bowl could date from 1678. ON THE PROWL Big cats are big news in interiors this year. This cheetah-spotted wallpaper is perfect for a wild style.…

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this month’s contributors

Jo Berryman tells us what’s on her ‘To-Do List’ An interior designer with a background in fashion, Jo’s signature style is luxe with a happy blend of old and new. ‘My interior goals for 2019 centre around using nuanced shades of white and deeply pigmented paint colours, like Bronze Foncé from Emery et Cie. Throw in some tarnished metallics, natural stone and vintage florals – I’m currently salivating over the William Morris archive…’ Naomi Jones spoke to homeowner Caz Oliver in ‘Beside the Dark Side’ Naomi Jones is an interiors writer and stylist with a passion for eclectic homes full of art, antiques and unusual collections. ‘We’ve been renovating our home for six years and we’re almost done, with just a few jobs remaining, such as painting the stairs. I’ll be doing the handrail and…

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Old Friends Reunited For years I bought Homes & Antiques, and loved the variety of articles to suit everyone’s taste, but in 2011 I was made redundant and reluctantly had to cut back on a number of luxuries (one being H&A). However, earlier this year I received your offer to buy every digital back issue for a fantastically reduced price. I snapped it up and have been reading H&A almost every day since. It was hard to give up at the time but now it’s like you have never been away. Steve Eddleston, Lancashire Happy Memories For many years I have enjoyed receiving Homes & Antiques magazine, and especially so the November edition. Years ago my husband and I would visit Charleston Farmhouse, and from time to time I would work on a painting…

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the month

the COLLABORATION WORDS ON THE PLATES Inspired by poet William Blake, this collection of porcelain plates, entitled The Road to Heaven is Paved with Excess, is suitably flamboyant. A collaboration between luxe Italian e-store Artemest and artisan Italian porcelain manufacturer Richard Ginori, which is famed for its floral motifs, they come in pink, white and green and are emblazoned with words such as ‘desire’ and ‘love’ – rather apt, considering it’s Valentine’s this month. Go on, treat your sweet… artemest.com the FABRICS PARKER & JULES JOIN THE FABRIC COLLECTIVE Relatively new on the fabric scene they may be, but design duo Parker & Jules are making their mark with their distinctive prints inspired by the English countryside and the Far East. Their work is now stocked by The Fabric Collective in London. thefabriccollective.com the SOFA DECO DELUXE The…

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style . now.

LUXE GOOD If you’re a sucker for a bit of luxe tailoring, Barker and Stonehouse’s elegant ‘velvet grandeur’ scheme – a classy and modern take on a neutral palette, with tactile fabrics, quilted surfaces, plush sofas and buttoning detail – will tick all the right boxes. Start with the Borelly corner sofa (priced at £3,775) and Camille footstool (£249), then add, mix and match as you like. 01642 426357; barkerandstonehouse.co.uk LOVE IS THE RUG Sourced from the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, Jennifer Manners’ curated collection of individual, handmade Berber rugs are as distinctive as they are beautiful. Made from local wool and 100 per cent natural dyes, the soft, long pile and fetching lines make a bold centrepiece for living room or bedroom. Atlas II vintage rug (pictured), £2,850. 020 3648 6865; jennifermanners.co.uk Ware it’s at Established…