The modern vintage aesthetic is one that is always full of personality and lots of panache. There are some unique and eye-catching design elements that make this style an absolute joy to emulate in your homes. To help you with your modern-vintage quest, we’ve compiled a list of some awesome modern-vintage design-elements that can transform your home aesthetic.
1. Dressers and glitz
The stunning modern-vintage dresser in this image is such an amazing accessories to embellish your spaces with! Its three-leaf design coupled with the retro cladding along its skirt is provides a gorgeous contrast against the navy blue backdrop. It’s a piece that is sure to be a total eye-catcher in any place you set it up in.
2. Freestanding pieces
This absolutely amazing mirror features an industrial-retro edge that is going to make any modern-vintage interior design look out of this world. The beauty of the copper gilt edges coupled with the wire mesh décor on the mirror itself make for a very unique design that evokes a nostalgic setting. You’ll definitely have an awesome focal décor piece with this one.
3. Vintage typewriters
Type-writers are the most epic of vintage-accessories and you can modernize them by surrounding them with more modern trinkets. This image shows a great example of how you can do so. The typewriter has been artfully complemented by the wall-mirror and the antique vase laden with lush, refreshing greens.
The edges of your furniture can contribute a lot to the overall image of your modern-vintage furniture. It’s also important to note that there are tons of types of edges – from shark-nose to splayed to shadow-line. The beveled edges of the splayed version look best on modern-vintage furniture. So whenever you’re opting for customized carpentry in this genre, you can definitely opt for the edges of your drawers and cabinets to be like this.
5. Shabby finishes
Distressed and shabby-chic finishes on modern style furniture give off the mots impactful and authentic look in modern-vintage style spaces. The feature wardrobe in this image is a great example of how you can apply such finishes in a tasteful and graceful manner.