Flashback Friday: Last Summer’s Exhibition, ‘Gilded’

As we prepare for the opening of our summer exhibition, Great Provenances: Exceptional Antiques from Notable Collections, we thought it was fitting to have a brief travel back to last summer when we hosted our exhibition, Gilded: Golden Treasure of Georgian Furniture.     For the exhibition last summer, we ran a series entitled 'Anatomy of an Exhibition.'  … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Last Summer’s Exhibition, ‘Gilded’

Press Feature: Antique Collecting Highlight’s Mackinnon & Interior Design

We are delighted to be featured on Antique Collecting Magazine's website.  We focused on some of our favourite spaces by contemporary interior designers that incorporated antique furniture.  In the article you will see the work of Olasky & Sinsteden, Thomas Pheasant, Philippa Devas, Margaret Kirkland, and Mr Call Designs. Each of these designers proves that … Continue reading Press Feature: Antique Collecting Highlight’s Mackinnon & Interior Design

Antiques Trade Gazette: London Looks at Japanning

We were delighted to have our winter exhibition featured in this week's Antiques Trade Gazette in an article entitled 'The Furniture Crossover Culture.'  The article explores the intersection of Asian lacquer brought over to England from the 17th century and the subsequent imitation of this lacquer by English craftsmen, known as japanning. We hope you … Continue reading Antiques Trade Gazette: London Looks at Japanning

Mayfair Magazine: ‘Holding Court’

Imagine our surprise to be featured in this month's fashion issue of Mayfair Magazine!  Perhaps antiques are fashionable after all... After a closer read of the issue we saw our name mentioned in the magazine's article entitled 'Holding Court,' focusing on the upcoming LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair. The article highlights our George I giltwood … Continue reading Mayfair Magazine: ‘Holding Court’

When Bigger Isn’t Better: Small Rooms and How to Decorate Them

We were delighted to be featured in a recent roundup of interior designers and specialists on how to decorate a small room. Our Director, Charlie Mackinnon, had the following to say: 'Antique furniture can be a great source, as many of the pieces were made to fit smaller interiors.  These pieces will fit in seamlessly … Continue reading When Bigger Isn’t Better: Small Rooms and How to Decorate Them