Beloved pieces, whether an old family treasure, a favorite chair, or a beautiful vintage find, allow a space to tell the owner’s story. Design isn’t about tossing out existing belongings and replacing them with something shiny and new. Instead, allow your favorite pieces to play a central role in a room. Or, considering upcycling or repurposing items to give them a new function. Mixing the old with the new is a great way to go green and reduce the cost of redecorating. Here are some stunning examples of preserving a bit of history:
This sophisticated space incorporates the owner’s existing vintage table. New pieces, such as the sideboard, rug, and light fixture were added for an entirely new aesthetic.