Elizabeth Birdthistle, writing in the Irish Times, has said that one way to reduce a household’s carbon footprint is to purchase antique furniture instead of new. (more…)
A man who thought he was dying followed his dream of opening an antique shop and more than twenty years later he is still alive and well.
In 1995, David Rolfe was diagnosed with (more…)
Every new year, interior designers make predictions for the styles they believe will be popular during the year. For 2019, designers predict that people will seek sophisticated comfort that will include wooden antique items.
In terms of antiques (more…)
At the beginning of a new year, the antique trade makes predictions about the year ahead. This year, the Antiques Gazette, a magazine that covers news about the arts and antique market, has made four predictions.
Its first prediction is that (more…)
There has been a boom in the sale of antique furniture in 2018 and this could be the effect of environmentally-friendly buyers.
Much modern furniture, such as found in (more…)
Leading designers were asked about their predictions for home décor trends in 2019, and antiques were a prominent feature of these forecasts.
Melissa Rayworth reported the (more…)
Prices for ‘brown furniture’ have fallen over the last ten years, but experts believe that they are due a resurgence in popularity which will see prices rise.
Antique furniture is typically brown, which (more…)
At the November 2018 Harrogate Antiques Fair, there was talk about the antique sector having a resurgence and how affordable prices make it a good time to purchase antiques.
A few years ago, Ikea’s commercials urged (more…)
The Brexit documents by the UK government state that, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK will not be subject to the European Union regulations for cross-border cultural property trade. This could benefit the UK art and antique market.
Cultural items are ones considered to (more…)
Harth is a website that connects owners of antiques and art with people who want to borrow them.
Some people own antiques (more…)