A comprehensive, photo-filled guide to giving your home a distinctive retro look down to the last detail.
Style Your Modern Vintage Home is an inspirational book for all vintage enthusiasts. It encompasses everything vintage lovers want in one place: every vintage decade and every practical tip for buying, styling, and restoring your vintage homewares to achieve your perfectly styled home. With real houses, real people, and real affordable items, this book shows how you can achieve a stylish vintage/modern home too.
Discover how these must-have items and styles work in your own home and how to integrate vintage with modern. Each chapter covers a decade from the 1920s to the 1990s, introducing fascinating social history from each period and revealing how what was going on in the world influenced the home interiors of that time. There are practical styling, restoration, and cleaning tips and useful watch-out advice for buying vintage pieces. Additionally, although chapters are separated by decade, styles from different eras may be used alongside one another, as reflected in useful cross-references to other chapters.
Also included is an accessible directory of the best vintage traders, both in the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as further reading should you wish to learn more.