A Parisian time-capsule apartment

A remarkable discovery was unearthed in Paris’ 9th arrondissement recently when an apartment left untouched since WWII welcomed its first visitors in 70 years. The owner, one Madame de...

Home chic: how to add a Victorian touch to your place

What comes to mind when you think about Victorian homes? It’s likely that you think of clutter, of overly decorated homes with mirrors, photograph frames and trinkets taking up every available surface. Or...

Design pioneers: Paul Follot

Interior designer, furniture, textiles, ceramics and silverware designer, Paul Follot (1877 - 1941) was a pioneer in a glorious new era of French design. Making his mark on the Belle Époque, this Art Deco...

Dansette: bringing music to the masses

In the beginning, there was the gramophone. 78rpm records were the norm, poor in quality, and susceptible to damage. After World War Two, the climate was ripe for change. In 1948, the LP - a 12” vinyl record...

Vintage interior style: A retro Manchester home

One of our favourite vintage and retro furniture sellers, the brilliant Planet Vintage Girl - otherwise known as Laura Gaither - lets QueensOfVintage.com into her gorgeous Manchester home for a bit of a snoop...

Study the Thirties way

The Thirties was an era of stylish, sophisticated clothes as the decadence of the Twenties flappers gave way to a more sombre era. Likewise, with interiors, the art deco flamboyance of Twenties design...

The Vintage Librarian reviews: Made At Home

This week our Vintage Librarian is reviewing a book full of easy to make home deco sewing projects that require minal sewing skills and will let you add some vintage touches to your home the make do and mend...