Homes & Antiques' March issue is out now!
The March issue of Homes & Antiques is out today!
It can refresh a whole room, complement a collection, or bring a new backdrop to old favourites at the stroke of a brush... it's time for colour! Pick up a copy of our March issue to indulge in an eclectic range of vibrant shades and soothing tones that are bound to provide inspiration for your own space.
Inside, we interview the master of colour Hans Blomquist and explain how a lick of paint can enhance the way we live in our homes. For some truly outstanding collections, amid a dramatic gold and russet backdrop, don't miss a peek inside Naomi Heaton's bold and opulent London home on page 54.
Plus, bright rugs and carpets can easily bring a sense of warmth and luxury to your home. In this issue, Maggie Stevenson considers some eye-catching options to elevate your scheme and add a splash of colour underfoot.
As usual, H&A is packed with specialist antiques advice. Our columnist, Salvage Hunter Drew Pritchard, is back with more sage suggestions, this time on how he uses colour to complement the antiques in his own home, while BBC Antiques Roadshow expert Lisa Lloyd expounds on her love of Grand Tour souvenirs.
You'll also get a list of the best antiques and vintage fairs to visit in March, a look inside Harewood House, and a peek at the exquisite Chitra Teaware Collection.
The March issue of Homes & Antiques is available in shops and in digital format now
Colour can raise our spirits or gently soothe. It can refresh a whole room, complement a collection of antiques, or bring a new backdrop to old favourites at the stroke of a brush. Here, Hans Blomquist explains how we can use colour to enhance how we live.
Heirlooms of Harewood
From Renaissance Old Masters to the largest collection of Thomas Chippendale furniture in the world, there are riches galore at Harewood House in Yorkshire's West Riding.
One man has made a quest of restoring our reverence for tea and tea drinking - and in doing so has accumulated the world's largest and finest private collection of teaware.
In tune with the past
The Leverett family has a lifetime of experience in rebuilding pianos, a skill that allows them to breathe new life into antique models destined for the scrapheap. Here, step inside their studio and discover their intricate restoration methods.
10 key stories in the history of the colour purple
The colour at the farthest reaches of our vision has also been the one traditionally favoured by royalty. Kassia St Clair paints a picture of its history from its mythical origins to Liz Taylor's eyes via the violettomania of the Impressionists.
Buy your copy of Homes & Antiques' March issue in shops or in digital format today!