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At Ashby Interiors many of the lights and lamps we sell are from the Art Deco period with chrome fittings. We all familiar with chrome but how much do we really know about it?
It became hugely popular in the Art Deco era and...
Our latest wooden propeller is exciting because it is the earliest aeronautical piece we have acquired!
This laminated mahogany propeller is from a 1917 WWI Royal Aircraft Factory BE12 aircraft built in Farnborough, Hampshire. This single-seat aircraft was primarily designed for use in reconnaissance and bombing –...
As the trend for industrial lighting continues, vintage Holophane’s popularity has grown.
Otis A Mygatt founded The Holophane Company in London in 1896 and the Holophane Glass Company in New York in 1898. Using a recently patented prismatic glass which refracted light enabling maximum illumination from...
We went to see 'Darkest Hour' last week which told the story of Churchill's battle to win over the British public and the government as he came to power shortly after the start of World War II.
We both really enjoyed the film and couldn't help...