5 highstreet buys for you mid-century kitchen

If your kitchen deco is mid-century inspired, take a look at these five highstreet finds for some potential new additions to your home.   1) Habitat Freda range I'm a big fan of the Habitat...

Space Age interiors

On the 20th July 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon, leading to Armstrong’s infamous saying, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” The moon...

Get a Twenties bathroom and bathe like a flapper

Vintage style isn’t just for your living rooms. Why not revamp your bathroom, flapper style, and create a glamorous haven from the modern world? The art deco style of the Twenties lends itself to modern...

Book review: Style Your Modern Vintage Home

Inspiring and informative, Style Your Modern Vintage Home (Kate Beavis, David and Charles currently  £12.58) combines styling tips, practical restoration info and beautifully photographed real-life...

One to collect: Cathrineholm cookware

If you like mid-century design you will have probably come across Cathrineholm, the colourful enamel cookware with its trademark lotus pattern design. You could be forgiven to think the name refers to a...

Happy birthday lava lamp!

The first ever lava lamp, the Mathmos Astro, was launched in 1963 - it became a symbol of the swinging Sixties and has been in continuous British production ever since. Happy 50th! Mathmos company founder...

Top tips for getting a vintage bed

No vintage bedroom would be complete without its centre piece, a vintage bed frame. Yet it is something even hard-core vintage fans often shy away from. To avoid any pitfalls, here are some top tips for...

Style your home with vintage odds and ends

If you’re eager for a bit of a household purge, there’s no need to get too bin-bag happy, in fact lots of your ‘junk’ can be given a fresh purpose and a new lease of life. Tara Gardner offers a few...

Where to shop for a repro bed

It's really difficult to find an affordable vintage bed in good condition. There's also a size issue - vintage beds tend to be quite a lot shorter than modern ones. So where online could you go to find...

Five vintage must-haves for your home

Vintage pieces make your home feel original, like it's part of your story and not just a place to live. Even if you aren’t completely sold on vintage décor, integrating a few vintage finds into your...