Unravel the story of antique rattan in Homes & Antiques’ September issue and discover how to use it to create a fun, bohemian mood. Inside the issue, we follow the history of rattan furniture and set out easy ways to bring it into your home – a good way to make the summer feeling last.
Elsewhere, find out how to sink into calm seclusion in our guide to creating a blissful bedroom. Then see these tips in action as you take a guided tour around this month’s four colourful homes. They are guaranteed to provide even more interiors inspiration (and a certain amount of house envy) – as does a sneak peek around the spectactularly golden Château de Fontainebleau, France’s largest royal palace.
We also take a trip to the auction room and find the thrilling story behind the collection of dainty German and Austrian porcelain that escaped the clutches of the Nazis, meet master miniaturist Aldous Bertram in his magical studio, and turn our attention to the glamorous history of the pearl.
Our columnist, Salvage Hunter Drew Pritchard is back with more sage antiques hunting advice, plus textiles legend Kaffe Fassett expounds his passion for decorative colour.
As always, you’ll also get a list of the best antiques and vintage fairs to visit in September, alongside details of the most exciting artistic and cultural events.