Book Title: Style your Modern Vintage Home : A guide to buying, restoring and styling from the 1920s to 1990s
Author: Jason Grant
Format: Hardback | 160 pages
Publication Date: 30 Aug 2013
Style Your Modern Vintage Home is an inspirational book for all vintage enthusiasts. It encompasses everything vintage lovers want in one place: every vintage decade, practical tip for buying, styling and restoring your vintage homewares and achieving your perfectly styled vintage home.
With 'real' homes, 'real' people and 'real' affordable items, this book shows you how you can achieve a stylish vintage/modern home too.
Each chapter covers a decade from the 1920s to the 1990s, introducing fascinating social history from that period and sub-sections for the living room, bedroom, kitchen, study, hall and even the garden, showing the must-have items. There are practical styling tips, restoration and cleaning tips, and useful watch out advice for buying vintage pieces. As different eras may be mixed, there are also cross references to other chapters.
The final section includes a useful and accessible treasurebox directory with the best vintage traders, both in the UK and US, as well as further reading should you wish to learn more about the topics covered in this book.
Foreword by UK singer and actress, Paloma Faith, a vintage style icon both in the UK and US.