How do you know about these things?

herman wPeople often ask me when I have purchased something whether from a shop, at an auction or an exhibition “how do you know about these things?” I have been known to buy a wide range of interiors (and exteriors) items on line but I also source a lot of products locally in shops and in auctions. So how do I know about auctions? Well I read the papers, I attend auctions and exhibitions and I put my name down on mailing lists so I am informed about the next upcoming event. I’m always on the lookout for a bargain as well as keeping a sharp eye on new lines coming into stores. Sometimes it’s possible to spot a wonderful design item obscured in a sea of mundanity. Continue reading