Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair at Battersea Park: Revamp your home with period design

  • October 30, 2018

Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair at Battersea Park: Revamp your home with period design

Returning for another year in London, the Autumn 2018 Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair at Battersea Park will be showcasing thousands of art and decorative pieces from a wide variety of movements and periods. The thrice-yearly Decorative Fair attracts thousands of design connoisseurs who have the event marked on their calendar.

From October 2-7, 160 dealers from across the UK and Europe will offer one of the largest arrays of antiques, works of art and decorative objects on display, dating from the 17th century to around 1970.

Launched in 1985, the Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair is an excellent chance for those looking to vamp their homes with unique objects. Historically, this was the first major London fair to combine formal and decorative antiques with art and accessories for the interior decorating buyer, and one of the earliest antique events to introduce post-war and mid-century modern design repurposed antiques and contemporary art and has always offered industrial and salvaged architectural antiques.

During this Autumn Edition, visitors should expect demonstrations of period design application into everyday homes. The Foyer Stand that is always so eagerly anticipated by the fans, will exhibit the influence of Japonism on European interiors. From the 1850s when Japan opened its ports after 200 years as a closed country, Japanese art and objects flooded into Europe, eagerly collected by enthusiasts. Leaders of the Aesthetic Movement in Britain, the originators of Art Nouveau, were heavily influenced by the art they found in the prints, lacquerware, carvings, and the decoration of ceramics.

Entry admission at the Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair is £10 and visitors will get to buy and browse from a wide variety of every interior style, from early country furniture to post-war modernism, and garden antiques. Benefiting from the informal vibe and friendly atmosphere, the Fair attracts interior decorators, private buyers and international designers seeking for interior inspiration.