Summer 2015, on sale 23rd July

Homes and Antiques’ summer issue is out now!

Celebrate the arrival of summer with Homes & Antiques' special summer edition.

To make the most of the season, we took inspiration from the beauty of al fresco living. Discover how to use and display rustic antique garden tools, celebrate the incredible sculptures of Barbara Hepworth set against beautiful landscapes and find new ways to create an opulent feast in our guide to outdoor dining.

Take in the delights of antiques-filled homes that epitomise the best of summer living - from vibrant schemes to effortless charm. Step inside an eclectic 18th-century home in the Welsh countryside or discover the intriguing and personal collections of Drew Pritchard, star of TV's Salvage Hunters.

Also in this issue, Samantha Scott-Jeffries meets designer Celia Birtwell to discuss her incredible collection of Ossie Clark dresses, while travel editor Eleanor O'Kane pops over to Lille and Jo Malone discusses the travel destinations that inspire her. Closer to home we pick up on the latest trend to hit the salesrooms: tribal art.

Homes & Antiques’ summer issue, available in shops and in digital format now.


How to decorate with rustic garden antiques

From Elizabethan watering pumps to Victorian pruning hooks, antique gardening tools make for stylish decorations both indoors and out

Celebrate the talents of iconic artist Barbara Hepworth

As Tate Britain holds a major retrospective of Dame Barbara Hepworth's work 40 years after her death, prices for her pieces are still soaring. See the exhibition until 25th October 2015

Lay the table for an outdoor feast

Nothing says summer quite like eating your dinner in the garden. H&A brings you three luxurious al fresco dining ideas that mix old and new


Take a look at the collections of a professional antiques-hunter 

Meet Drew Pritchard, star of television's Salvage Hunter and collector of religious relics, 20th-century industrial finds - and Mick Jagger's loo

A glimpse into the world of Celia Birtwell

H&A editor Samatha Scott-Jeffries talks to legendary designer Celia Birtwell about life, style, her relationships with dress-maker Ossie Clark and artist David Hockney

Explore the cultural city of Lille

The flea market capital of Europe is just a train ride away. Eleanor O'Kane discovers this French city with a turbulent history has become very stylish indeed

Be inspired by the durable beauty of the tile

Found everywhere from mosques to hospitals, the history of the beautiful yet hard-wearing tile isn't as straight-cut as you'd think. We take a look at the key moments





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On Sale Date: 
23rd July 2015
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