antiques for modern living…

there is little doubt we have a bias towards time-worn antique pieces

An Anglo-Indian bench makes this transitional space


whether it is a piece of furniture or a stunning architectural element
these stand alone pieces create a unique sense of style
BEdroom entry

Rustic doors,19th canapé &  iron chandelier give this bedroom a very understated French feel 

Highlight an industrial wall or make a corner shine with a  single piece of vintage lighting…

crystal sconces

Vintage 1920′s crystal sconces ~bathroom, bedroom or dining room..?

We   love the way the paint ages on the old  French pieces, especially on these vintage Tolix chairs…

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Vintage Tolix chairs once used in factories in France

Reproduction paintwork never fades or wears in quite the same manner, read about the design & history of  Tolix here

6.f6 Set of 4 Tolix chairs (565x800)

Definitely a custom order from the 1930′s, a rare combination

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Decorative elements make  for a beautiful interior…

Country style sm

Country Style, image styled by Claire Delmar

interiors-antique window

an old french window has been converted into a mirror .


Love the mix of old & new…+ a pop of colour! [Photo by Lisa Cohen]

Two very different but original interiors show how just one or two key antique pieces can make a space ~

a vintage chair will always finish a room!

Maybe you need help creating a space or
are looking for the perfect piece?
Contact us for more details about our services…


When it comes to the smaller, ornate  & decorative elements -buy  pieces that really catch your eye!  You will love living with them & they are essential for creating a mood & look ~  a simple pair of  Parisian urns will be an investment  that will allow you to create timeless compositions in your home again & again…

*For more inspiration find us on Instagram   

2 Responses to “antiques for modern living…”
  1. Ruth Johnson says:

    Hello lovelies Pls send me pictures of any old French style doors you may have I need a double set for front entrance Approx 1.4 wide x 2.7 high any thanks Ruth johnson



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