Homes & Antiques' May issue is out now!

The May issue of Homes & Antiques is out today!

Now that we're well and truly into spring, it's time to embrace the balmy sunshine with exotic accents and pastel shades from the East. Pick up a copy of our May issue and delve into an array of exquisite antiques and intriguing interiors for the warmer months. 

Inside, we turn our attention to the captivating style of the Orient, as we explore the rich history of Far Eastern chinoiserie and the decorative antiques you can use to bring it into your home.  

Plus, find out how the warmth of a Tuscan villa can be introduced into any space to create a fresh look, as Helen Bromovsky treats us to a tour of her beautiful home.

As usual, H&A is packed with specialist antiques advice. BBC Antiques Roadshow expert Mark Hill gives tips on how to get the most out of shopping for antiques, while auctioneer Christina Trevanion shares her favourite places to find antiques in Shropshire. 

You’ll also get a list of the best antiques and vintage fairs to visit in May, a look inside Hauteville House, and a fascinating history of needlecraft.  

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

 

Elegance from the East 

Revisit the elegance of Chinoiserie, the style that first came to popularity in the 18th century. Ornate wallpapers and chinaware are brought into the modern home for a fresh take on Eastern opulence. 

 

 

 

Worlds of discovery  

Sylvia Sumira has dedicated 30 years to restoring globes, and talks us through her painstaking process of reversing centuries of wear and damage to reveal their hidden beauty. 

 

 

 

Relaxed living

Lisa Valencia and John Rowley’s characterful home showcases a vintage collection, with stand-out antique pieces adding a relaxed vibe to rooms. Step inside and be inspired by their style. 

 

 

The art of illusion  

Gothic carvings, lavish tapestries and jewel colours captivate the imagination in the outwardly unremarkable Georgian villa that belonged to Les Miserables writer Victor Hugo. 

 

 

 

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

 

On Sale Date: 
28th February 2017
Issue Number: 
292
Available
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