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NOT ALL ANTIQUES ARE CREATED EQUAL: HERE’S WHAT MAKES THEM UNIQUE

Styling with Antiques: Finding Balance Through Contrast

-by Phoebe Eilis Rohn – @phoeberohnantiquesinteriors

In 2020 it’s hard to imagine interiors without the modern influences of clean architectural lines and modern minimalism. The goal of decorating homes with antiques should not be to deny the present and categorically exclude modern design elements. The key to conceiving timeless interiors in this day and age lies in discovering a balance through […]

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Sustainability with Style

SUSTAINABILITY WITH STYLE

Everybody is talking about sustainability. Finding ways to reduce, reuse and recycle, are critical to the health of our planet and the future we hand down to our children.

Learning to live in a manner that is both environmentally sustainable and also fulfilling, requires reinventing ourselves from the ground up. In doing so, it is also important […]

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Early 20th Century Inspires Modern Tastes

HUNTER BEE SHARES EARLY AESTHETIC

Determining whether a piece is truly antique in the 21st century can be a bit more of a complicated conundrum than in previous generations. Furniture that finds its roots firmly in the 20th century, yet is still close to a century old, is generally defined as Depression Era. From an antiquing perspective, Depression Era […]

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COLLECTABLE PHOTOGRAPHS

COLLECTABLE PHOTOGRAPHS

When it comes to antiquing, photographs are highly collectible. There are many different categories; sporting, traveling, landscapes, animals, animals with children…the possibilities are virtually endless. With any type of collecting, the more specialized your collection is, the better.

Here is a nice example of a hand colored portrait. This was discovered in a Millerton, NY farmhouse which had […]

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ANTIQUES AND ART IN DESIGN

ANTIQUES AND ART IN DESIGN

In this column going forward, we will be looking at a range of antiques and art. By way of introduction, it seems right to talk a little bit about the use of antiques and art in interior design.

For many people, furnishing a new or existing home, planning rooms around antiques and art may not […]

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