The Modern Mix: 10 Ways to Work Vintage Pieces into Modern Interiors

There’s no rule that says all the furniture in your house needs to come from the same era. Here’s a little inspiration for incorporating more traditionally styled pieces into modern interiors. A vintage secretary makes a great home bar. 2. 6. If you have a vintage dresser, try thinking outside the (bedroom) box. An oriental rug grounds a room filled with spare, modern pieces, and adds a nice dose of texture and pattern. 1. Vintage cabinets look great (and provide a little extra storage) in super-modern kitchens. 8. (Image credits: Stadshem; Domino; Lonny; Domino; Refinery29; Sköna Hem; Hannes Peer; Skona Hem; Nuevo Estilo; Skona Hem) From Skona Hem. Time to hit the flea market (or grandma’s attic). Painting a vintage piece the same color as the wall is a great trick to help it blend in with the rest of the items in a space. You could let the antique piece be the focal point, and keep everything else minimal (or all white, as in this example). Mix a couple of traditional chairs into a modern setting for instant character. 5. Try pairing a traditional table with modern chairs. A dresser can be a great place to stash things in the living room, and you can use it as a console for your television, or prop some art on top instead. Another great trick?

Updated: 26.11.2014 — 21:49