Pairing Antiques with Modern Accents

Pairing antiques with modern accents strikingly proves opposites attract.


Hilderbrand Interiors – Photography by John Merkl

Many areas of business and commerce work off variables of the 3 P’s.

In similar fashion pairing antiques with modern accents also works off the 3 P’s of Past + Present = Personality.


In my experience I’ve never encountered a decor style that in some shape, form or fashion does not take beautifully to sharing the spotlight with antique pieces.

Pairing Antiques with Modern Accents

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contemporary and transitional

Luxe Interiors + Design – Photography by Angie Seckinger

Pairing antiques with modern accents entrusts the plot of the story the space aims to visually tell to thicken.

Do I have antique furniture in my own home?


Strictly antique furniture?



House Beautiful – Photography by Nicole Franzen

All traditional, modern, contemporary, coastal or transitional makes the personal decor style of the Jack or Jill decorista a tad too tedious.


Architectural Digest – Photography by Nicole Franzen

Seize the style moment to not only think outside the box of standard design and decorating rules, but to drench the spaces and places in your home with a definitive sense of you.


Caleb Anderson

Continuity assures visual flow is achieved when layering modern decorating styles with timeless period pieces enriched with a notable breadth of character.

Thos. Moser dining table and chairs

New England Home – Photography by Mike Van Tassell

Attention to contrast is not to be overlooked as it elevates and adds dimension to an established aesthetic.


Annette Tatum


House & Garden – Photography by Alicia Taylor

Decorative accents, pattern at play textiles, visual art, architectural pieces, period chandeliers and lamps, and whimsical accessories contribute to the overall story the space is telling.


Leanne Ford Interiors – Photography by Amy Neunsinger

Unexpected points and pieces of interest inevitably lay the groundwork for inspired conversation, hence the term conversation piece.


Mona Hajj Interiors – Photography by Laura Hull

Stunning best describes the finished look produced by mixing and mingling modern accents and fixtures with a 19th-century oak side cabinet repurposed as a kitchen island workspace.


Homes to Love

Introducing one or more antique pieces and accents into a predominantly modern decorating style scheme anchors a space in character and charm while striking a balance between visual flow and focal point finery.


David Jimenez LLC – Photography by Xavier Béjot


Antique and architecturally inspired decor accents merge at the crossroads of placement and provenance brilliance.


House Beautiful – Photography by Shade Degges

Period, patina, and palette color work in harmony to best define blended style elements.


 Darryl Carter Inc. – Photography by Jennifer Hughes

Your home decor should craft a story, one that reflects your personal taste and individuality.

Consider trying out the concept of pairing antiques with modern accents.


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