6 Vintage-Inspired Homes That Exude A Timeless Appeal
Love all things retro and old-school?
In this article, we showcase 6 vintage-inspired homes that exude a timeless appeal.
You know what they say… old is gold!
1. This Hipster-Looking Apartment
We love a home that’s got character – and that’s definitely the case for this apartment that’s part industrial, part retro.
Here, the raw finish of the walls goes perfectly with the old-timey decor, such as the desk fan and the upcycled signboard.
2. This Living Space That Gives Us Kopitiam Vibes
Want to recreate the look and feel of an old-school kopitiam? A round table + stools will do the trick.
Display some trinkets from the past (old pots and pans, biscuit tins, tingkat boxes), and it instantly feels nostalgic.
3. This Stylish Mid-Century Inspired Home
Mid-century furniture (characterised by clean lines, gentle curves, and organic shapes) are a great match with the vintage aesthetic.
To amp up the retro factor, pick bolder colours like yellow and green, instead of sticking to a neutral palette.
4. This Luxurious-Looking Home
If we had to distill the essence of this home into a single phrase, we’d go with “luxury meets vintage”.
This home is undeniably opulent, with its marble floors and chandeliers. The tufted sofa is also a focal point – while this style of sofa first became popular centuries ago, in the Victorian era, it’s still very much a classic today.
5. This Tasteful-Looking Retro Home
Too much antique or old furniture can easily make a room dated, but that’s not the case here.
The key lies in picking pieces that are slim and streamlined – you don’t want pieces that are too bulky, because it’ll make your home look stuffy and oppressive.
6. This Retro Yet Modern Home
We love how this room is styled – while there are pieces that are undeniably retro (the mosaic tiles, the room divider), the room still has a contemporary, fun vibe to it.
It’s all about mixing it up – don’t be afraid to juxtapose vintage or antique furniture against more modern pieces.
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