Aged wooden furniture and sofas, natural pastel colors, fireplace – in this Swedish apartment, designers managed to skillfully convey the atmosphere of an old country house. In the interiors, there was also a place of even few modern details – refined coffee tables in the living room, a large glass table in one of the rooms, paintings on the walls. The home turned out very unique and cozy!
If you skip some few attributes of modern life, you might get the impression that in this historic house in the state of New York time stopped more than 150 years ago. Beamed ceilings, old photographs and books, furniture from flea markets – the designer and the owners made every effort to preserve the necessary atmosphere in this old mansion. A special charm is created by an old stove in the dining room and a fireplace in the living room, which for the last hundred years have seen so many different days in this house. It’s great when old homes get a new happy life!
When the current owner first came to this Spanish farm of the 19th century, there were only ruins. The house and the interior had to be rebuilt by bit. The renovation took a long time, but all the efforts were worth it – now it’s a stunning rustic house with light and airy interiors. It seems that in this farm time has stopped as the home is an excellent combination of antiquity and comfort.
The Scandinavian interior does not necessarily have to be minimalistic and exclusively modern. In this apartment in Sweden, the owners mixed elegant wall decor and antique interior pieces, such a chest of drawers, vintage velvet armchairs and a crystal chandelier. The main color accent here is noble green. The old faience stove also fit the interiors perfect – it does not look odd, but complements the design concept. Such an interesting combination of old and new!
Interior designers do not always choose for themselves trendy modern interiors with a lot of cool original solutions, as someone can seem. They sometimes also want to experience just simply simple life joys, like to have a cozy countryside home that is decorated with a love and without too much of glamour things. This Finnish cottage of the local designers’ family is just such: soulful, traditional and very cozy. Simply beautiful!
This modernist apartment in Barcelona needed a fresh look and a modern breath. Large openwork windows, moldings and antique batteries look original, but it was also important to let the 21st century into the house. The designer started by repainting the black fireplace in white, then complemented the vintage furniture of the 1920s with details from the 50-60’s, and finally some pieces of modern furniture. The interiors were not overloaded with complex colors and bulky items, but there was a place for such interesting objects as a hanging robe over the bed or a stack of magazines in the fireplace. Very light and inspiring home with old touches!
The interiors of this apartment in Madrid is imbued with the spirit of the past, and this is mainly because of the high vintage shutters and ancient wooden supports that it was decided to preserve during the recent renovation. The rustic country motifs were supported by other details of the decor: firewood under TV, wall finish with plaster, rough natural textiles. It is unusual to see such a set in a city apartment, but we have to say this design looks very so unusual and interesting. Enjoy!
Today we have a wonderful example of Tudor houses – a mansion in Portland, USA. There are high ceilings with wood beams, noble wooden furniture and elements made of natural stone. At the same time, the interiors do not look too classic, they are fully comfortable for the meed of a modern family and is complemented by contemporary decor elements. It’s amazing that some people choose such an interesting style for their home!
To create the interiors of this apartment in Barcelona, Russian designers Oleg Klodt and Anna Agapova started at the stage of buying real estate – the client wanted to have a home with an interesting and functional plan. The architecture of this apartment in the heart of the city is just gorgeous: ceiling moldings, floor mosaic, original doors and handles. However, the former color scheme of decoration was gloomy. The designers added white and pastel colors, decorated the rooms with vintage furniture, and the apartment played with new colors. A wonderful mix of vintage and modern!
Although the Swedes have their favorite colors – gray and white, the interiors of this particular country cottage in Sweden are filled with warm natural shades. Inside this scheme, vintage elements, such as an aged cabinet in the living room, sack textile and small wooden decor, look organic. Warm and cozy home!