Category Archives: How-To & Inspiration

A Life of Antique Furniture: Styylish and Silke Berlinghof

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Although the Styylish catalogue features a wide variety of interior design objects, it all began with antique furniture. And there is good reason for that. Our founder Silke Berlinghof comes from a long line of antiques dealers and auctioneers in Germany. Her story is the story of Styylish. The philosophy at the heart of Styylish, […]

Designing Summer House Interiors with Unique Furniture

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In these golden days of heat and light, it’s easy to imagine your dream summer house interiors. Sleek modern objects and honey-colored antiques can create the feel of an ocean or lake-front cottage in almost any room. In today’s blog, we want to chase those dreams right through the pages of our catalog. Imagining a […]

Exploring Our Biedermeier Tables: A Buying Guide

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Biedermeier Tables may just be the perfect antique for a modern home. Unfailingly versatile, they have a uniquely wood-driven aesthetic that makes them perfect for combination with both contemporary pieces and other antiques. Fans of Styylish will be familiar with the Biedermeier style by now. It is one of our most sought-after design periods – […]

The Demilune Table: Exploring a Timeless Royal Favorite

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Demilune Tables are some of our favorite antique finds. These deceptively simple objects can bring the magic of royal palaces and elegant mansions to your modern home, merely by adding real flair to your hall- or entryways. In today’s blog, we will explore the origins, variations, and possibilities of the demilune shape. Whether you’re looking […]

Classy Comfort: Designing a Modern Rustic Living Room

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The living room is the heart of the home. As a place of gathering, a place of relaxation, and a showcase for your design taste, it’s doubtless one of the most important rooms to pour time and energy into. It can be an especially good place to try a theme: Art Deco flair, Modern simplicity, […]

Antique Furniture Restoration: The Meticulous Art of Jane Henry

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Antique furniture restoration is a key part of the antiques business. Restorers have the daunting task of faithfully repairing any damage or wear on original pieces. Their work allows antiques to fit into the modern home with style, all while maintaining the original design and build of centuries-old art. Jane Henry is one such restorer. […]

French Rococo Furniture: The Lavish Beauty of Bridgerton

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French Rococo Furniture is recognizable for its immense opulence. There is nothing quite as lavishly decorative and whimsically ornate as furniture from that period. In order to understand the design tastes of the era, we turn to media. Some of our favorite TV shows and movies offer a remarkable look into furniture tastes of different […]

Natural Contrast: Dark Wood Furniture in Modern Spaces

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There is nothing quite as elegant as dark wood furniture. Whether it’s a valuable antique in mahogany wood, dramatic Art Deco furniture, or a contemporary designer piece, incorporating a dark wood object into your space allows you to work with contrast. Juxtaposing dark and light is one of the most exciting and elegant strategies for […]

A Winter Hideaway: Working with Rustic Cabin Decor

There’s nothing like rustic cabin decor to get you in the mood for a cozy winter. Whether you’re looking to furnish a log home or transform a winter garden or attic into a ski-lodge-inspired space, start with original antiques for guaranteed quality and flair. In today’s blog, we want to inspire you to combine antique […]

Creating A Modern Workspace with Antique Home Office Decor

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It’s no secret that home office decor has become more relevant in the last few years. With more people working from the comfort of home than ever before, it’s essential to find ways to carve out the ideal workspace for oneself. Designing a home office space using well-integrated design and high-quality treasures from the past […]