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RIGHT AT HOME: Traditional wing chairs with modern twist

No matter how old you are, you might have grown up in a home with a wing chair. This classic chair dates back a lot farther than any of us, according to Bronia Suszczenia, co-founder of the Yorkshire, England-based interior design firm Art from

Volvo to phase out traditional engines

Carmaker Volvo has said all new models will have an electric motor from 2019. The Chinese-owned firm, best known for its emphasis on driver safety, has become the first traditional carmaker to signal the end of the internal combustion engine. It plans to launch

2017 Lincoln Continental – A Traditional Revival Of A Classic Nameplate

When Alan Mulally took the reins as CEO of Ford Motor Company in 2006, one of his goals was to shed all of the disparate brands then under the corporate umbrella with the exception of the blue oval. Over the next four years he

China’s traditional banks lose branding ground to internet rivals

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Snapsheet rallies $12 mln Series D

Chicago-based Snapsheet, a provider of virtual claims software for the personal and commercial insurance sector, has raised $12 million in Series D funding. Tola Capital led the round. In conjunction with the funding, Sheila Gulati of Tola Capital has been added to Snapsheet’s board

QUIZ: Test your general knowledge on traditional Arab dress

Once it comes to traditional dress across the world, the Middle East is considered unique and colorful. Although the Arab world is a complex reality where local traditions and western fashions mix, there remains to be a strong sense of tradition in the region’s

This Is Why It’s Called a Grandfather Clock

Nowadays, people are more likely to check the time on their phone than to look over at a clock. But even with these ubiquitous (and multitasking) digital timepieces, it’s not uncommon for homes to feature a tall, stately grandfather clock. The classic “tick-tock” noise

Is there a valuable antique hidden in your clutter?

It’s just possible that the old painting you picked up at a car boot sale could pay for your next holiday!​​ New research from insurance company Direct Line found that one in six of us has unwittingly given away high-value items to friends, charity shops and jumble sales,


As specialists in reviving vintage pieces, gilder Clare Mosley and her husband Mark Bicknell had the ideal skills to restore a ravaged Georgian house in south London The gilder Clare Mosley and her husband Mark Bicknell, who works in publishing, spent years living in