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Flower wallpaper

Summer blooms are always in style

Florals needn’t be fusty and old-fashioned. Forget chintzy prints and boring pastels and go bold with blooms. Here are some of our favourite ideas from across the web. There’s nothing shy and retiring about this floral wallpaper! Go to the dark...

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Eclectic furniture

Global fusion style for your home

Since air travel became popular in the seventies, global chic has been a perennial trend. And the internet age means we can mix treasures picked up on our own travels with exotic furniture, accessories and art purchased from around the...

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Panjiayuen Market

Back home, antiques and art shipping soon!

I’ve been back from China over a week now and just about managed to catch up with everything here after a very successful trip. My last couple of days in Beijing gave me time to meet with one other contact...

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Shopping Mall

China sourcing trip – furniture ghost town in Shanghai

I’m out in China again for another visit to suppliers and on the look out for more furniture and accessories to include on our next shipment of Chinese antiques. Since we’ve added the China stock section to our website many of the items...

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Shanghai restaurants

Chinese furniture, food and feet

I’m writing this at the airport after a couple of busy days in Shanghai and having just about got the better of some serious jet lag. It has been a productive time so far, with a day spent touring around...

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Bronze Chinese Horse

Getting ready for another sourcing trip to China

It’s been longer than I would have liked since my last visit, but I’m flying out again to China in ten days or so to meet up with suppliers and to source more beautiful antiques and accessories. First stop this...

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