We have noticed that many people who visit our showroom are interested in the process of sourcing items, and given that our latest container is due for arrival any day now, what better time to shed some light. Continue reading “On Being an Antique and Vintage Dealer”
In a mere blog post I could never attempt to delve deeply into the world of great Italian designer Piero Fornasetti, however a little insight never hurt anyone. Continue reading “The Wonderful World of Piero Fornasetti”
The work of Mastercraft Furniture, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is not well known in Australia.
Continue reading “American Made Mastercraft Furniture”
We are very pleased to have Leonard Joel hosting the auction of the contents of our Armadale showroom onsite on March 18, 2018
Continue reading “Upcoming Capocchi Armadale Contents Auction”
Within the period known as French Art Deco there were many well respected designers and furniture makers. Jules Leleu (1883-1961) was one of them, and although not as widely celebrated as his contemporaries, the work of his company has now come to be known as typical of what one should expect of high quality Art Deco. Continue reading “Art Deco Furniture Designer Jules Leleu”
The Italian architect designer Cesare Lacca was born in Naples in 1929 and worked during the 1950s. He had a passion for brass and combining wood and brass together. Continue reading “Italian Architect and Designer Cesare Lacca”
Italian born Willy Rizzo (1928-2013) is now well known not only for his photography but wonderful furniture design.
Continue reading “Willy Rizzo Photographer and Furniture Designer to the Stars”
Steve and Angela are proud to carry on the name Capocchi with their new Collingwood show room now open. Continue reading “Capocchi Collingwood Opens November 18th”
A feature on a renovated property in the latest Vogue Living Australia showcases a Malvern home styled by Richard Hall and Son. Continue reading “Capocchi Items in Vogue Living Feature”
Lighting really is an accessory for your home. Continue reading “Lighting Trends”
After 44 years Liz and Phil Capocchi are fully retiring. Continue reading “Time for a change”
The idea of maximalism is one we hold close to our hearts. Continue reading “Maximalism is back”
Some get it from Instagram, some from Facebook…today we’ve taken our inspiration the old fashioned way. Continue reading “Taking inspiration”
People seem to be a bit concerned these days about placing proper Antiques into a modern setting. Given that more of us are living in modern settings I just wanted to show how pretty this scene is. The beauty of the modern art with the commode and gilded chair, and the pink throw that ties it all together.
Simple, understated and modern.
Continue reading “Antiques in a Modern Interior”
Sometimes there are words that antique dealers use that can be quite confusing if you are not familiar with them. Below is a list that may help those of you who need some help! Continue reading “Antique Speak”
Steve and I had a marvelous time filling the latest container around France. We drove all over the country side and spent some time in the big cities. We became rather focused on modern so there will be some really interesting and unique pieces.
Continue reading “Travels Around France”