In recent years, the vintage and old-school trend has been something that has re-emerged, as young professionals and individuals start seeing the value in the more archaic and antique type pieces. However, knowing the difference between a piece that should stay and one that should go is crucial. Understanding the factors that go into judging whether a piece is worth showcasing is the first step to knowing whether or not that vintage vase is still stylish, or if it needs to be put away.
- Many interior designers say that there are no hard and fast rules to when to change a piece you have to take it on a case by case basis and how that piece fits into a rooms design
- Vintage pieces may not need to be reupholster unless it needs to have a more modern look to fit a certain aesthetic
- Other things to consider before changing a piece or leaving it as is, is the quality of the piece and if there is more work needed to be put into it than the piece is worth
“Many interior designers agree that vintage pieces are key for layering a space. The Internet has taught us to look out for that “diamond in the rough” piece that can either be styled in a modern way, or rehabbed back to its former glory.”