If you do buy the Marks and Spencer Romance Love Seat, you’ll perhaps want some scatter cushions or curtains that suggest a similar period. In which case, may I suggest taking a look at Clarke and Clarke’s Nouveau Fabric Collection.
It has a solid walnut frame and a lacquered top. It is available with either the patterned front shown here or in plain grey, costing £795 and £695 respectively. It is smaller than most sideboards, so is ideal for rooms tight on space. A side table and coffee table in a similar design are also available should you wish to kit out your whole room in the same way.
They are available to order from Heal’s, although won’t be available for delivery for approximately another 3 months.
Absolutely love this design. Indeed, if I had a room big enough to take it, I would be all this large 1970s Italian wall shelving unit for it.
As I said above, it's an Italian design from the 1970s, reminding me of Biba if you like – 70s with an art nouveau twist. You can imagine it getting pride of place in a hip, extravagant home 'back in the day'. Indeed, the seller claims it was 'probably originally from Heals'.
In terms of the details, it's 172cm in height and 242cm in length, as well as being a mix of glass shelves, glass dividers and that metal frame and dark base. It does come apart from easy transporting, you'll be pleased to know. Condition seems to be good, see the small print for the detail and the price right now is a 'buy it now' or 'best offer' of £1,200.
Find out more at the eBay website
Fancy turning your average high street bed into a period gem? You can with the Miss Nouveau headboard by Myrica Bergqvist.
The clue is in the title, with this particular headboard inspired by the Art Nouveau era of the late 19th / early 20th century. It doesn't actually attach to your bed – the acrylic headboard fixes to the wall, but is around a centimetre thick to give a 'three dimensional impression'.
The one downside is the price, with the Miss Nouveau headboard costing around the same as some beds at £503.81.
Find out more at the Scandinavian Design Center website
Art Nouveau lighting may make you think of Tiffany lamps but this Tulip Tulip lampshade draws subtly on the floral designs produced in that period. The tulip wraparound design is hand-printed onto the silk shade.
It's made by Yukari Sweeney, who (as excitement grows about the store hitting the shores of the British Isles) used to design for Anthropologie. The shade offers an attractive alternative to the Cath Kidston florals that currently are everywhere. One draw back is the price: it sells for £83.
Buy it from The Look Boutique