By its very name, brutalism in design often evokes thoughts of edginess, hard corners, sharp ends, and well, a brutal approach to design. However, it's more than that.
Sometimes the discovery of a collecting interest comes as a surprise. Case in point a recent letter from an Antique Trader reader and our newest postcard penpal.
Sneakers are not just appealing to athletes on the field of play or the style-conscious, they're for collectors as well. On this National Sneaker Day, we look at four examples to command cash at auction.
In celebration of National Flower Day we examine five vintage botanical engravings.
Looking for a place full of hot happenings of the antique and vintage type? It looks like Corydon Extravaganza in Corydon, Indiana is a place to check out.
More than 1,400 lots comprising of vintage and contemporary road art signs, petroliana items, advertising memorabilia and signs will cross the block Oct. 18-21 during Mecum Auctions Road Art Fall Premiere Auction. Check out six lots we deem as 'stellar' for various reasons.
Ask any number of people with an appreciation for antiques and collectibles how they came to love items of the past and it's a good bet many will credit another person with serving as the influence.
In the first quarter of the 20th century, the pulp fiction magazine Weird Tales drew its share of criticism for its risque covers. Covers created by "The Queen of the Pulps," Margaret Brundage. Learn more...
For years the general store served as the place to connect with the community and purchase day-to-day necessities. Here are six fantastic examples of general store collectibles....