How to integrate vintage furniture into its interior?

How to integrate vintage furniture into its interior?

Vintage furniture has been making a comeback in our interiors for a few years now. Timeless, of exceptional quality and almost unique, they are attracting more and more fans. In a flea market or in a specialized store, it is not that difficult to find vintage furniture; vintage is so popular that even the big manufacturers do not hesitate to draw inspiration from their style to create new models! But once purchased, your vintage furniture must find its place in your interior ... and it is not always easy! In this article, you will find our tips for integrating vintage furniture into your interior.

 

 

 

What is vintage furniture?

Vintage furniture is very trendy in recent years. But do you know exactly what vintage furniture is? A piece of furniture is said to be vintage when it is at least twenty years old, and has participated in the definition of a particular style at a certain time. Many pieces have become icons, such as the Eames chairs, the Scandinavian sideboards, or even the Knoll tables for example. Vintage furniture is also a guarantee of good quality; in fact, these pieces of furniture have been made with durable materials over time. Note that a piece of furniture that has been renovated is still considered vintage as long as the other criteria are met.

 

Why is vintage furniture so popular?

Vintage furniture is so successful that many large brands are inspired by original models to create new furniture collections. If he has made his comeback for a few years now, it is not for nothing; from Scandinavian inspirations to industrial type furniture, it's everywhere! Genuine vintage furniture has the particularity of being both ecological, durable, and having a unique style: this is the secret of its success. Ecological since vintage furniture was made several decades ago and is therefore currently reused; durable because the materials with which they are made were designed to last over time, and their quality was carefully chosen; finally, they bring a unique style since vintage furniture is from limited collections.

 

 

How to integrate vintage furniture into its interior?

Now that you know a little more about vintage furniture and the origins of its success, here are some tips to integrate your furniture into your interior as best as possible; these tips are not to be followed to the letter, the main thing is that you like your interior!

Do not accumulate furniture : Too much vintage, kill vintage! we advise you not to have more than one vintage piece of furniture in each room. If you accumulate them, they will be much less highlighted, and you risk falling into the "too much".

Break the style : To give character to your interior we advise you to mix vintage furniture with contemporary furniture. Confront the ages! You can also break up the vintage style with pops of pop color, whether on a wall, with cushions, or on another piece of furniture!

Give some furniture a facelift : Vintage furniture looks old-fashioned, of course! If you are a bit of a handyman, you can have fun revamping your vintage armchairs by changing the fabric, or repainting a wooden sideboard.

 

 

 

 

Now that you know (almost) everything about vintage furniture, we offer you a small selection of furniture, available on the website of The Woods Gallery or directly in our store in Montmartre!

 

 

 

 

See this chair here.

 

 

 

See this table here.


See this sofa here.

 

 

 

See this armchair here.