How To Use Vintage Furniture in Unexpected Ways | Check out the following for examples of vintage being brilliantly repurposed, reused, or just given the right surroundings. Found at flea markets, thrift stores or secondhand shops, vintage furniture can be get modern useful makeovers.
An obviously unprofessional shot (note the shotty lighting, the Poland Spring bottle on the coffee table, and the Barney’s shopping bag on the floor) of a fabulous high gloss, deep emerald green library/den in an Upper East Side apartment by Miles Redd. I absolutely adore pictures like this because unlike perfectly manicured portfolio or magazine shots, they give you a sense of how those rooms actually live. Lovely.
In a restored 18th-century Normandy château, designer Andrew Allfree outfitted the kitchen with a mix of antiques from different periods. Utilitarian objects—like the château's Aga range and original copper pots—play a starring role, as do rich terra-cotta-color walls.DESIGNED BY ANDREW ALLFREE - Veranda.com