Home is a fundamental part of our lives, yet we rarely spend any time reflecting upon its role and significance. The quest to build a home is definitely one of the most sacred journeys we take in our lifetime. Setting up a space for yourself and your family is a magnificent project, but can also be incredibly daunting and complex.
Roddy Clarke is a designer, stylist and interiors journalist. Keen to know Roddy’s thoughts on combatting a throwaway culture, we asked him all about his own life and the small ways in which he is managing to steer his home towards greener pastures.
Meet Ben Southgate, a vintage furniture dealer who goes between Columbia Road flower market in East London and the charming seaside town of St Leonards-on-Sea. Ben chats to us about his life as a vintage dealer, memorable customers and his favourite vintage styles. Discover the wonderful finds in his collection too.
Sophie Warren spends her days sourcing stunning French vintage and antique furniture for her company Vintage French. Her collection spans a wide variety of looks, from rustic farmhouse to mid century chic. We were excited to learn more about why Sophie first decided to travel down the road of dealing vintage furniture and to hear tales of sipping on gin and sodas with her grandparents who also had an eye for beautiful furniture design Read on and enjoy perusing these vintage gems, beautifully styled to fire up the cannons of inspiration!
From roomier pieces like library cabinets down to a biscuit tin to squeeze in a corner, here are some innovative vintage solutions to help you generate some extra storage space at home.
Now that we know what shades will be trending this season let’s take a moment to talk about a beautiful color combo that’s been shaking the interior design world for the past two years – pink and green. Sleek and luxurious, this lively pair is probably the very best of the springtime interior colour palette and it has been picking up speed since early 2017.
Ikea is beloved by many for its accessible and sleek designs but were you aware the brilliantly unique collection of vintage Ikea finds on Vinterior? Read on!
Your entrance way is the first space you encounter when you get home and marks the passage from the outside world into your cosy retreat. It should be a pleasant space to greet you and anyone who stops by. We’ve had a look through the annals of Vinterior to find some really creative – and stylish! – vintage solutions.
Avid plant parent? Or looking to bring a touch of the outdoors in? Let these vintage beauties inspire you…
Ruth Crilly – international fashion model and beauty insider – made the bold decision a year ago to up sticks and move her young tribe to the heart of Somerset. Embracing life in the bucolic English countryside also meant relocating from her modernist house to a historical Georgian property. Thus began the challenge of merging Ruth’s love of mid century modern design with other period pieces, all of which you can see developing over at @casacrilly. Here Ruth gives a spirited run through of her favourite finds so far…