The auction houses’ love expensive brands

Auction house practices may be distorting the picture

Quality is as desirable as ever

There’s a strange delight in the commercially unviable single chair

The humble bacon sandwich is the only possible choice for breakfast

Modern office furniture can now happily sit alongside Queen Anne walnut

Thomas Woodham-Smith discovers the joys of gardenalia

Thomas Woodham-Smith on the trade’s true mavericks

Thomas Woodham-Smith goes shopping for the dealer’s friend, a whale on wheels

The key to successful selling is to cultivate collectors