The vintage Victorian style is a practice in grand aesthetics with an edgy touch. It’s extremely palatial, and very challenging to translate into modern spaces. But Fifth Avenue Design took a chance with this style and ended up creating a beautiful space that features one of the best vintage Victorian interpretations with a contemporary touch!
1. Moody and charismatic
The vintage Victorian style is extremely moody yet charismatic. There is something extremely exclusive about its inbuilt grandeur that fascinates the user. It almost feels like you’re living in the guest home of Queen Victoria’s palace, waiting for a cup of tea. The Fifth Avenue team did a great job in perfectly capturing this aura into the interior design of this home.
2. A touch of modern
Since this home is ultimately a contemporary modern residence, it is only right to incorporate some feature modernist decorative elements in the design. The Fifth Avenue team used a beautiful mirror art feature wall to reinforce a modern look into the overall aesthetic. It’s a clever way that looks very attractive but not out of context at all.
The actual ‘grunge’ aesthetic can look very unprofessional in such an upscale theme, so the Fifth Avenue team went for a more ‘historically accurate’ grunge aesthetic. Black and white portraits of historical figures along with some recent iconic personalities have been curated to decorate the walls. It looks very appropriate and attractive in accordance with the vintage Victorian theme.
4. An emphasis on Victorian ornamentation
Ornaments and accessories might be small in size, but they make up a big part of the aesthetic. The Fifth Avenue design team understands the importance of this design trope, and has used a lot of Victorian style paraphernalia to capture the essence of this aesthetic more accurately within this interior design.
5. Opulent furniture
Since furniture is always on eye-level with the user, it becomes of of the defining characteristic of any interior design. Oversized Victorian furniture with an emphasis on rich fabrics of jewel tones and tufted formations have been used for the decoration of this home. Combined with the overall scheme of the design, it is an especially brilliant choice.
6. In-built modern touches
Since the residence is ultimately being designed for modern living, it is only right that it feature some in-built contemporary necessities. So one whole kitchen wall has been dedicated to inbuilt chrome appliances and is dressed in a sleek, mirrored finish that enforces a rather modern look.
7. A grand ambiance
The vintage Victorian look is the penultimate grand style; it strives to capture the gothic beauty and ornamentation of the high Victorian life in physical form. Therefore, its contemporary articulation is even grander. The Fifth Avenue design team has used rich, earthy colors along with mountains of throw pillows and rich velvet upholstery to capture the desired aesthetic successfully.
8. Rich color scheme
Nothing can more accurately capture the essence of an interior design more than its color scheme. Since this Victorian vintage style focuses on rich grandeur and opulence, the designers have used an appropriately rich color scheme and fabrics to translate the style of this theme. Reds, golds, burgundies, and other jewel tones make the ambience more beautiful and luxurious.
9. Grand lighting fixtures
Of course the Victorian aspect of this style will and other jewel tones make the ambience more beautiful and luxurious. of this theme.ed aesthetic succeremain incomplete if not for some elaborate lighting fixtures. This is why the Fifth Avenue team has designed each space with its own mini-grand chandeliers. Each one is proportioned to suit the size and scale of the room it is featured in.
10. Kitschy decorative features
The vintage aspect of the Victorian vintage style has been captured by using some eccentric furniture and decoration pieces that have been strategically arranged throughout the place. There are area rugs, vintage high-backed chairs and photo frames that emulate a rather kitschy vibe in this interior design.
11. Modern undertones to the design
The sleek modern undertones in this design are ever-present in the form of contemporary materials, fixtures, finished and wall coverings. This perpetually modern foreground is the best way to highlight the vintage Victorian aspects of the design. Furthermore, the team has done a brilliant job in capturing the aesthetic perfectly.