Minimal New England Meets Eclectic 1970s West Coast Hand-built House
The collection of vintage items are pretty interesting and almost narrate their own stories. The antique furniture is both functional and appealing. The owner uses some of the pieces for storage. The antic shelf artistically hold her site shoe collection while the chest is used as a table.
The photography on the walls are also vintage with hidden stories behind them. Some have sentimental value while others are a collectors item. Some of these vintage photos are displayed in modern photo frames which creatively merges the old with the new. The black and white choice of colors is pretty smart. It goes a long way in supporting the theme of the home.
The rooms in the apartment are left open without doors to separate them. This is a creative way to make rooms appear more spacious than they really are. Over crowding is prevented by only incorporating items that are necessary and of use. The extra space is used for storage whereby the home owner displays some of her items in a decorative manner, for instance, the bicycles on paths. The kitchen is well designed with cabinet spaces for storage.
Although the vintage additions are artistic and eye catching, they tend rob the room off its life especially if in excess. In this case, live plants are thoughtfully placed all over the home to strike a balance. These come in different sizes and shapes or an appealing effect. What’s more? You get to breathe cleaner air. Achieving this theme is all about creativity and perfect balance.