Tag Archives: antique furniture

Curves and Lines: 19th Century Furniture Leg Styles in Focus

Learning about 19th-century furniture leg styles unlocks a whole world of antique knowledge. Indeed, there is so much you can tell about a piece of antique furniture by its legs. In today’s blog, we want to tackle this greatest of tools to help you better identify pieces of a given period. We will introduce various types […]

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. […]

Seeing Stripes: The Features of Tiger Oak Furniture

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Tiger oak furniture is a 19th-century favorite. Featuring visible lines in their veneer, pieces of tiger oak relate to the regal predator only in that regard. But their elegance and timeless appeal match the grace of the animal. In today’s blog, we will explore the history and characteristics of tiger oak furniture and see how it […]

Cross-Continental Glamor: French Empire Furniture in Context

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French Empire furniture is characterized by its visual power. Coinciding with Napoleon’s conquests of Europe, it brings a slice of his empire into every room it adorns. Here at Styylish, we want to inspire you to connect the treasures of that period with contemporary pieces and ideas. Empire pieces do not have to be intimidating. […]

A New Perspective: Our Take on Interior Design Trends, 2022 Edition

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Our mission at Styylish is finding unique ways to interpret top interior design trends to create a holistically individual design. In other words, we want the pieces you discover in our treasure trove to speak to you personally. That’s a surefire way to make your home your happy place. 2022 promises to be a year […]

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 […]

All the Ways We Sit: Exploring Chair Designs Across Eras

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Incorporating antique and vintage chair designs into your interiors is an easy way to add engaging accents to your rooms. Whether you’re looking for singular pieces or a whole set, the Styylish catalog has something to suit your needs. In today’s blog post, we want to explore the development of chair designs across history to […]

A Space to Dream: Bedroom Decor Ideas Across Design Periods

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Bedroom decor ideas have special significance. After all, what room is more private and personal than the bedroom? As a space of retreat and rest, it ought to be a haven. And what better way to make it feel like a safe place than by giving it the star treatment? Last week, we explored how […]

Antique and Modern: Designing a Radiant Dining Room

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The mission of Styylish has always been to combine the antique and modern in unique, individually pleasant ways. There’s nothing quite like the conversation between a historical artifact and a contemporary piece of artisanal design. In today’s blog, we want to begin an in-depth exploration of how to combine antique and modern pieces in each […]

Exploring the Modern Dynamics of Art Deco Interior Design

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The tenants of Art Deco Interior Design are easy to summarize. Favoring verticality, geometric shapes, and theatrical contrast, it’s inspired by industrial materials more than Art Nouveau. Art Deco represents a sea-change in the history of design. In today’s blog, we want to explore how the principles of Art Deco Interior Design can be explored […]