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Why 21st century design lovers will appreciate the Arts & Crafts movement

Not everyone is familiar with the Arts & Crafts genre; many could be forgiven for leaping to ideas of modern day crafting. This historical design movement actually took root during the 19th century. It sought to elevate the production of decorative arts in response to the rise of industrialism, changing the value society placed on how good were manufactured.

Meet the humans behind Vinterior: Jordan

Today, meet Jordan who is our Performance Marketing Manager. The wise owl of the marketing team (the topic of team spirit animals has been discussed), Jordan is who we go to for great music recommendations, sage advice, innovative ad campaigns and make-it-happen motivation. Get to know him in 22 quick facts!

Decorative objects: what’s in the Vinterior treasure trove?

Vinterior is for those who love to seek out people, places and pieces with real character, soul and stories. We bypass the new in favour of the nuanced! For fellow desirers and discoverers of distinctive homeware – from vintage toy cars to space age alarm clocks – we have selected just ten rather unique finds.

Minimalist bookcases for lovers of Danish design

All book lovers will be familiar with the task of having to squeeze beloved titles into any remaining crevice on the shelf. We believe you should home your favourites somewhere special.

Inspiring vintage table scapes for summer dinner parties

Is creating a tablescape an unattainable standard for most of us? It shouldn’t be. These tablescapes sing of flower filled summer dinner parties and stylish cosy autumn nights. Remember – they’re not the benchmark, just style inspiration. Enjoy!

Take your interior to the dark side: three inspiring reasons to use deep colour at home

Did you ever open a magazine to be greeted by a stunning interior characterised by the use of dark colours? It’s a bold design move, easy to admire and then to immediately dismiss as impossible in our own homes. Well, as the saying goes: high risk equals high gain. Here’s why.

An honest chat with Elle Kaye: life as a millennial taxidermist

Young, bright and brimming with energy, Elle Kaye might not strike you as the typical taxidermist. For the past seven years, the 27-year-old has worked hard to grow her own business preserving wild animals through the practise of taxidermy, with a special emphasis on birds. A not uncontroversial discipline, it was fascinating to sit down with someone deeply passionate about this unusual craft. In the years since graduating from her degree in Fine Arts and Sculpture, Elle has grappled with many of the misconceptions around her unique profession.

Don’t think we can forge a link between the Ancient Greeks and vintage furniture? Try us.

Some say that ‘you snooze, you lose’. We suspect that those blessed enough to own a daybed probably disagree. At heart a functional piece of furniture, this humble design has chartered the annals of history, originating way back in the world of Ancient Greece! Discover this wonderful collection of vintage daybeds.

Humans in the home: inside a Londoner’s characterful flat

Today we’ll chat with Lizzy, Content Associate at Vinterior who lives in a flat filled with small bowls, pine cones and a mad badger rug. Enjoy the tour below!

This design storage solution is a centuries-old household favourite.

An incredibly versatile design, nest tables are ideal for homes in which space is at a premium. They can be stacked in the corner in preparation for when guests come around and additional surface space is needed.