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Dress your home in vintage modern

If there is one decorating style that is becoming increasingly popular at the moment, it's vintage modern. It's a decorating style with a fondness for yesteryear, a love of collecting items that have an aged appeal and history of their own, and combining these with a modern approach.


But what is vintage modern? To me it's a rehashing of eclectic - combining a mix of old and new. It's a decorating style that incorporates vintage or reproduction furniture with a rich patina of age thrown in with a few modern details. For example: place your flat screen TV in a vintage console and viola... vintage modern!

Vintage modern is a love for colours that are timeless and have a romantic appeal, with soft muted shades of late summer, or bold contrasts. Vintage modern combines modern elements with vintage influences, such as in this gorgeous, white dining room with turquoise accents. With vintage modern there are no rules. Let your vintage pieces really shine when mixed with a few modern elements

Not only a look, vintage modern dresses a home in sentimental appeal with it's 'period' furniture and atmosphere that is happy and beautiful. Pieces collected over time impart the love of the collector for their charm and personality. These items are worn and a little rough around the edges, but each piece has an interesting story to tell, adding interest to a room.





Kate Jackson exploded onto the interior design scene over ten years ago and has not slowed down since. Her approach to design differs from other designers in that she has the unique ability to seamlessly meld the old with the new, using furniture and finds discovered at antique shops and consignment stores complimented by stylish accessories found anywhere from auctions to high end boutiques. This juxtaposition creates a welcoming home that reflects each client’s individual style.