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Lorfords Antique | Art Deco Furniture
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Moderne Love

From the early years of the twentieth century until well into the 1930s Paris was the epicentre of a design movement that aimed to redefine the decorative arts in a very modern and particularly French way. The passing of time has done nothing to diminish its allure. Chris Yeo delves deeper. Now, as we know, the French have a long and proud history in the decorative arts – they virtually invent...
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...
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...
The powerful allure of antique mirrors
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The powerful allure of antique mirrors

Mirrors have always been a symbol of status and luxury. Antique mirrors, with their charm and opulence, constantly inspire modern interior design trends. Vanity through history Mirrors were not always the clean reflective glass they are today. Nature provided the first concept of reflection in pools of water and later in polished stones of volcanic glass. The Romans created the first primit...
Embracing the autumn equinox
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Embracing the autumn equinox

On the 22nd September, at 2.30pm, the autumn equinox will occur as we go about our Tuesday afternoons. Light and dark will be in balance and the new astronomical season will begin. The science and spirituality of the equinox For the Northern Hemisphere, the autumn equinox takes place in September. At the same time, the vernal equinox marks the beginning of Spring for the Southern Hemisphere. ...