When in London Henen and her husband dragged us (willingly!) along to those delicious antiques shops and question kept nagging me: how come Stockholm don’t have places like these? With hand-picked designer goods, odd curiosities and hearty old furniture? Then by coincidence, I discovered vintage/antiques store Dusty Deco. Had to pay it a visit this […]
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Hello from London! Now both trendey-eds are gathered and yesterday we went for some antiques shopping. Here’s a brief report from trendey’s favourite: Crystal Palace Antiques. This South London haven has four floors of antiques for sale. Everything from Victorian and country chic to ultracool retro classics. I wanted all their original Eames chairs!! And […]
August 25th, a really cool auction is opening its display at Swedish auction house Bukowskis. It’s called Eclectic and presents a wide range of objects inspired by the decades around 1900, the golden era of great adventure and when the old world transformed into the new industrialism. As my sample below shows, this auction contains […]
I really like the look created by mixing items from different eras in a completely current way. The contrast is fun and interesting and makes the old look older and the new newer! Mid-century classics (like the Saarinen tulip chairs from 1958 in the pic below for example) are great to use in an eras-mix as the 50s […]
A trend line that is very pervasive right now is “the new old“. The new old is a mix of revival and update. Different ways to reimagine the past—its colors, its style, its artifacts—toward fresh and exciting ends. The NeoVictorian is a part of this. The Victorian Era of the UK was the period of […]