Homes & Antiques' July issue is out now!

The July issue of Homes & Antiques is out now!

Add a splash of eclectic charm to your home with the Homes & Antiques' July issue. Inside you'll find a mix of interesting antiques and affordable high street pieecs that will give plenty of ideas to help you create a unique and colourful nest.

Discover gloriously avant-garde mid-century modern design, and learn how to introduce its quirky qualities into your own space. Complementing this, four beautiful, yet different, homes are guaranteed to provide boundless interiors inspiration - as does a sneak peek around the historic corridors of Cothay Manor.  

Out of doors, turn your attention to balmy summer evenings and good company with seven steps to summer entertaining, book an antiques minibreak in the Cotswolds or head to the auction rom to get an inside view on collecting Scottish art.  

Our columnist, Salvage Hunter Drew Pritchard is back with more sage antiques-hunting advice, and broadcaster and art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon allows us to delve into his 17th-century bureau.  

As always, you'll also get a list of the best antiques and vintage fairs to visit in July, alongside details of the most exciting artistic and cultural events. 

The July issue of Homes & Antiques is available in shops and in digital format now.


Decorating with modern classics

Mid-century modern furniture easily create a colourful and inviting home. Created in a period of unrivalled optimism by a generation of avant-garde mavericks, Ellie Tennant reveals the design classics proving to be the hottest property this summer.


Master eclectic style

Ever wondered how enviable homemakers manage to deftly mix old and new? With expert guidance from the likes of Kit Kemp and Robert Kime, we show you how to bring together pieces from all periods. Layered schemes are easier to achieve than you think. 


The last Mitford

On the 2nd March, the queue outside Sotheby's New Bond Street was one of the longest seen in years. It was for the sale of the collection of the last Mitford sister, the Duchess of Devonshire. Take a look inside her extensive assembly of pieces from elegant Regency furniture to Elvis memorablia. 


7 steps to stylish summer entertaining

With the promise of sunny days and balmy nights ahead, now is the time to turn your attenton to the garden. Our essential guide to outdoor living will help you to set the scene for long evenings dining al fresco with friends. 



An impressive attention to detail

Have a peek inside Sheila Wallace's calm and elegant home. Passionate about restoring period properties, she has furnished her space with antiques that exude an effortlessly continential feel. Look out for tapestry rugs, droplet chandeliers, touches of gilt and open doors leading into a statue-filled garden. 


Life as a block-printer

Take a look inside the workshop of Cameron Short and Janet Tristram who escaped the London rat race to set up Bonfield Block-Printers in the depths of Dorset. Deeply imbued with an understanding of pastoral life, the pair create patterns on an old antique press - and naturally have the wholesome lifestyle to match.


Buy your copy of Homes & Antiques' July issue in shops or in digital format today 


On Sale Date: 
8th June 2016
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