old never dies

In proof my “perpetual historicity of the design” theory, I came across this article in NY Mag. NeoVictorian, NeoVersailles, NeoCountry…everything old is new again. It’s just a circle of life, which means that quality vintage will never go out of style. Transformed, reinvented, repurposed, reupholstered but it WILL go on. Make it a new investment.

Babel chair by Dutch design phenom Marcel Wanders ($530 at xo-design.com; available in late 2010).

Vintage chair with painted linen seat by Caitlin Conlow ($375 at Funkiture).

Baroque-style frames in translucent plastic ($12.95 at Site)

Sawhorse-leg table made of oak and powder-coated steel by South African design team Egg ($5,800 at Amaridian).

Bollywood mirror with digitally printed designs by Paola Navone ($2,690 at Property)

Customizable brass hanging candelabra by Lindsey Adelman ($4,800 at Matter).
Glass table with turned-column legs ($7,995 at ABC Carpet & Home).
Louisa settee with ragged cotton-and-linen upholstery ($2,498 at Anthropologie).
Acrylic Julius Caesar mini-bust by Jeffrey Harris ($30 at Hadley Antiques)
White lacquered-wood table by Romani Saccani ($4,200 at Property)
<images via www.nymag.com>

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