The 1950s bought post war optimism to Britain and a boom in innovative designs for the home, from ceramics, to glass, to furniture, gadgets and lighting. What you had in your home began to say something about you, and this was usually aspirational, especially for young working class couples setting up home for the first time. One of these designs was Ridgway’s ‘Homemaker’ which was not only very popular in its time, it still remains so with collectors of today.
As a vintage lover, you probably already love a bargain. But did you know one of the best places to find vintage items, for very low prices, are good old fashioned car boot sale. If you have never been to one before, or just want some tips specifically on how to buy vintage, read on to get started!
Mid-Century Glass is one of the most popular areas to collect. Read on to find out about the top designers and factories along with price guide and where to buy.
Hello readers, as you might have already noticed, the shop on my website is BACK! It’s been a tough few months on all retailers with the Covid-19 situation worldwide, however the resulting temporary slowdown has given me time to take …