Our Specialties

Short summaries of what we do.

Lighting and Lampshades Lighting and Lampshades

Summerhill has been specializing in lighting since 1995. We carry a huge selection of antique chandeliers, sconces, table and floor lamps.
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Furniture Furniture

There are exquisite elements in bench-made antique furniture, the thoughtful proportions, the selection of hardwoods, the decorative elements imagined and executed by master craftsmen.
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Accents Accents

Every great room needs a variety of elements to create that powerful impression. We believe the impact of a fabulous antique mirror cannot be equaled.
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Interior Design Interior Design

Summerhill has been providing interior design services as a direct result of client requests. We think almost everyone could benefit from some sage advice delivered by a knowledgeable designer.
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Upholstery Upholstery

Summerhill has been offering upholstery services for over 15 years. Not only do we reupholster our own vintage chairs, settees, sofas and room screens we also reupholster the furniture of our clients.
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About Summerhill About Summerhill

Developing a style and structuring your life around that style is one of the pleasures of ownership, be it a business or a home. Summerhill has always been in a state of evolution.
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News from Summerhill

Items of interest to antique aficionados.

13 December

The Hunt for Antiques from Paris

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The Hunt for Antiques from Paris

My husband and I have always loved Paris. We spent our honeymoon in both London and Paris, 33 years ago and we’ve been returning to Paris ever since. It’s not that we disliked London, it’s simply that we adored Paris, from the first time we ever laid eyes on Winged Victory of Samothrace placed in […]

21 July

Lampshades for Antique Lamps

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Lampshades for Antique Lamps

Summerhill has been selling lampshades for antique lamps for more than 15 years. Choosing a lampshade has some complexity. The current fashion in lampshades leans toward a smaller shade, more in balance to the size of the lamp base. Shape is also an important consideration and should follow the relative shape of the base as […]

21 March

Antique French Beds and Why You’ll Love Them

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Antique French Beds and Why You’ll Love Them

I have had the pleasure of importing containers of fine French antique furniture for about 25 years. We go all over the French countryside buying from various vendors, some in old warehouses in the middle of nowhere. Once they arrive on our shores, we prepare them for sale. Many times we modify the frames of […]

10 March

Dining Room Chandeliers

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Dining Room Chandeliers

In every discussion concerning dining room chandeliers, the primary question is, “what is the appropriate size?” Although we all like to quantify our design decisions, it is very unlikely that we can only use numbers to determine the ultimate choice. So many factors come into play. How tall is the ceiling? How visually large are […]

Welcome to Summerhill

Located in the historic downtown Orange Plaza in Southern California, Summerhill Antiques and Design has been providing quality antiques and vintage furnishings for 20 years. Our specialties include antique chandeliers, sconces, table and floor lamps, mirrors, French, English and American furniture and a fabulous collection of accents. We strive to bring each piece up to its best condition, repurposed for use in our modern world. We want to be your source for vintage furniture and antiques in Orange. You can reach us at (714) 771-7782 or shop@summerhillantiques.com.