Cinema Seats From Another Era

Seeing what other people can do with things that are just going to be thrown away always fascinates me. These pair of cinema seats from around the turn of the 19th century are a great example. Read More

Victorian Style

In the first of a series of extracts from The Victorian House Book, international interior designer the late Robin Guild, takes us through some of the influences of architectural style through the mid to late Victorian era. Read More

Vanessa Arbuthnott Adds Wallpaper to Collection

Vanessa Arbuthnott has turned a few of her most popular fabrics into a wallpaper collection. Offering five designs in 17 colourways, the wall coverings and wallpapers are printed in the UK using acrylic inks, which are environmentally safe and have long lasting colourfastness. Read More

Architectural Ironmongery

When you are restoring a period building, you will want to get all those little details right. Whether it’s a Victorian townhouse, a Georgian apartment or a traditional English Cottage you are working with, it’s the finishing touches that make all the difference to the final project. Read More