Press and other news

January 2014: Our website received the 'Best of HOUZZ 2014' for Customer Satisfaction although we joined only in 2013. Of course, we are very proud of this.

Remodeling and Home Design


'10 Fireplace Do's & Don'ts'

Old House Journal (USA) - December 2013 


Early 2013: joins, the 'world's leading online marketplace for the most beautiful things on Earth'. 1stdibs brings together more than 1.500 of the most prestigious international dealers of antiques, vintage furniture and design, fine art, estate jewelry, vintage couture and fine homes, granting its customers instant access to luxury goods of the highest quality. See our profile at


Early 2013: joins, an amazing resource of interior design and decorating ideas on the Internet, including kitchens and bathrooms. Over 1.500.000 inspiring photos and 90.000 idea books help you with everything you need to improve your home from start to finish.  

Remodeling and Home Design


June 2012: participates in the First Dutch Heritage Fair at Paleis Het Loo in Apeldoorn: Wonen in Historie ('Living in History')


September 2011: Launch of new website with features such as Advanced Search, sorting, the ability to shop on-line and multilingual in six languages, namely:


June 2011Antique-fireback.comprovided original fireplace tools for the film The Retained House on Novaya Zemlya by Eyeworks.
(Click here for a trailer of the film on the Retained House on Novaya Zemlya)


'Fireback provides more heat' (in Dutch)
De Kaap-Stichtse Courant - March 2011  (


'The powerful charm of old firebacks' (in Dutch)
Magazine Herenhuis - December 2010 (


'Firebacks of the past'(in Dutch)
Ariadne at Home - November 2010 (


August 2009: delivers an original 'Pro Patria' fireback for installation on the replica ship "De Onrust" which is built on the occasion of the festivities surrounding the 400th anniversary of New York. A version of this fireback is known from the year 1614, when De Onrust was built. De Onrust was the first ship with a deck that was built entirely in America. In 1614, the ship made its maiden trip on the Hudson River, but completely burned during its first trip. Apparently the fire and fireback weren't safe enough ....
(De Onrust in Wikipedia)


January 2006: debuts.


Antique Fireplace