Mantiquexplorer.co.uk is hosted by the same team that brings you VE magazine. Here we bring you a selection of fascinating articles aimed especially at men - as we've done right from our very first issue.
VE is proud to be a part of Europe and will again be supporting numerous European design shows and businesses in 2017 including (so far) Design Icons Amsterdam, and Brussels Design Market - and that's just the first three months!
One of the many good things about VE is that it is written and produced by people who actually live and breathe it, as we’re all collectors, dealers and enthusiasts. We will be bringing you tales of our trips and anything else we find interesting in our new blog!
Between the pair of them, they’ve created a very personal home with a colourful retro style that contrasts with the building, which dates back to the beginning of the 20th century. The apartment has two tiled stoves, high ceilings and lovely, large arched windows with lead inserts.
THIS SUMMER step back in time with Dragstalgia, an action-packed weekend of Nostalgia Drag Racing and entertainment; an adrenaline-fuelled blast from the past! An event dedicated to historic drag racing in one of the seasons largest celebrations of the sport. With period dress and styling, stands, stalls and show vehicles, you’re sure to see it all.
Summer’s here and the time is right for Dancing in the Street...
It certainly is – but tell me, for you, does that song conjure up the classic 80s duet of Jagger and Bowie or Martha and the Vandellas from two decades earlier? You pays your money and you takes your choice. I quite like both.
A new exhibition at the V&A Museum celebrates all things Pink Floyd - one of the world's most iconic and influential bands.
Pink Floyd - Their Mortal remains marks 50 years since the band released their rst single Arnold Layne, and over 200 million record sales later, this exhibition - on now, and continuing until 10th October - is an immersive, theatrical journey through Pink Floyd’s extraordinary world.
BRAVING the damp start paid off for all those who ventured out to be part of Brooklands’ annual Austin and Morris Day on Sunday 12th March, as it eventually dried out and the chrome managed a glint or two.
On Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April, The Festival of Vintage is back at York Racecourse. Established in 2011 the Festival celebrates the music and style of Art Deco to the swinging sixties, offering visitors the opportunity to dress to impress and enjoy an entertaining weekend in the beautiful city of York.
From fleamarkets to hip hang outs, architecture to modern design, spend a few days exploring this edgy yet glamorous city of contrasts and immerse yourself in Berlin's eclectic vibe. By Philippa Curphey.