Inspiration

British Institutionalised Furniture

The institutional furniture produced in Britain in the 1950s and 1960s is truly something to feel proud of! The quantities that have survived to emerge on the vintage furniture scene are testament to the quality of both material and manufacturing processes, not to forget the classic forms created by mostly anonymous designers. Dealer Saxon Durrant tells us all about it.

2016-11-11 00:00:44By Saxon Durrant

Inspiration

Inspiration: 9 Great Ideas for Small Spaces

With more and more people living in the city, space is at a premium for a lot of urbanites. We are always on the hunt for new ideas to maximise space, so here are some tips to help you decide how to distribute your space!

2016-10-04 00:00:10By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

Inspiration: Add a Touch of Bohemian to Your Home

The great thing about having a bohemian style is that it is very subjective: you decide what bohemian style is. We have compiled some examples which you can incorporate into your own bohemian home, but remember to put your own spin on it!

2016-09-27 00:00:26By Natalie Reynolds

Preloved News

Welcome to the Team, Reviive!

You may have noticed we've recently started listing some beautiful items from Social Enterprise, Reviive. But who are Reviive, and why did we we choose them as our official partner for National Second Hand Day 2016?

2016-04-19 11:57:16By Tina Hidderley

Buying & selling

Buying Guide: Preloved Ercol Furniture

We have an extensive selection of preloved Ercol furniture here at Preloved. Find out more about the history of this beautiful furniture, and what to look out for when buying it Second Hand.

2016-02-19 12:15:21By Adele Gardner

Inspiration

Jelena Pticek: Upcycling Inspo from Annie Sloan's Painter in Residence

Annie Sloan's Painter in residence, Jelena Pticek, tells the Preloved community about her upcycling career, the new techniques she's been using, and where she sourced her inspiration for her latest pieces.

2015-10-09 10:01:09By Jelena Pticek

Local & Community

Project UP: Upcycling Furniture

Project Up is an inspiring business that offers young unemployed people the opportunity to gain new skills in the art of upcycling furniture. Over the last couple of years, the project has grown in success, now with their pieces of furniture gaining worthy recognition. Keep reading to learn learn more!

2015-09-17 14:10:00By Jon Hutchinson

Buying & selling

An Antique Expert's Love for Vintage Furniture

Bruce is an experienced antique furniture auctioneer...and for good reason, his love for vintage furniture! If you have an older property and you are looking for inspiration on what furniture to fill it with, keep reading to see if Bruce can inspire you to invest in an era!

2015-08-17 12:06:23By Bruce Addison

Inspiration

Country Kitchen Ideas on a Budget

Dreaming of that warm, inviting kitchen? A place to entertain family and friends? A hub of warmth, homeliness and sophistication? Fear not! The Preloved team are on hand to guide you to the Country Kitchen of your dreams...

2015-07-15 17:44:39By Liv Serrage

Inspiration

Victoria's Vintage Top 3 Upcycling Ideas

Have you got an old piece of furniture desperate for a revamp? Why not try some of these super simply upcycling ideas from Victoria's Vintage blog? Read on to find out more!

2015-04-06 12:41:09By Liv Serrage