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Posts tagged 'antiques for interiors'

Curves in all the right places
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Curves in all the right places

Outrageous and witty, the Rococo movement’s flame burned brightly in the middle decades of the 18th Century. Chris Yeo looks at one of history’s most exuberant styles and poses the question: are you a Roundhead or a Cavalier? The British, as we are always told, are a reserved people. Along with fish and chips, our stiff upper lip is what we’re most famous for. I must admit that whenever I hear...
Sustainable antiques for soulful homes
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Sustainable antiques for soulful homes

There is no denying that antiques elevate our interiors in more ways than one. They connect us to the past and create unique spaces full of character. The often forgotten but equally important point is just how sustainable antiques are. The fast furniture crisis We spend a lot of time showing off our beautiful antiques here at Lorfords and too little time sharing how good for the planet they ...
Spotlight on: the English country house
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Spotlight on: the English country house

The English country house is one of the most enduring and celebrated styles in the interior design lexicon. This scheme is hard to pin down because it doesn’t follow a fixed set of rules. Nonetheless, its powerful influence is blatant at every turn - whether you are conscious of it or not. The country house interior is full of paradoxes. It feels quintessentially English, yet an American dev...