Old and New: Antiques in the Modern World
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Who says antique furnishings have no place in a contemporary living space? Smart design can bring old and new elements together, making for modern spaces that bask in the warmth that vintage elements provide. Here, from Dwell's archives, are some homes where these elements coexist elegantly.
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- There is something about the clean lines and pale wood of quintessential Scandinavian design that makes it so appealing.
- From snaking pendants to antique geometric wire frames, these five lighting pieces illuminate their spaces in modern style.
- An innate design sensibility shines through a furniture showroom when the proprietor and her family live upstairs.
- Inspired by her natural surroundings, a Dutch felt artist intuitively crafts a home on a northern Holland harbor.
- Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment houses both the highly sought artistic director and the stunning assemblage of furniture he’s brought back from his travels.
- A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.
- In spaces small or large, an eat-in kitchen is a useful hub for singles and families alike. Here are 8 well-designed versions from the pages of Dwell.
- In the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, architect Rytis Mikulionis spent several years property hunting for his first nesting ground and finally ended up inside a former Soviet army barrack, which was,…