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Vintage cabinets for filing have been around since the 19th century, with the William IV Campaign cabinet probably the most notable antique of that period. Cabinets have been known as great office or home study furniture for holding a range of paperwork for easy organisation. Taking too long to find that paperwork? Worry not, because we have you covered here at Vinterior. Whether you're organising a home study or an entire department at your workplace, keeping your paperwork secure, safe and easy to find doesn’t have to be dull or ugly. With the right kinds of filing cabinets, you will certainly fulfil your needs for paperwork organisation and styling up your office.

Vintage filing cabinets

Vintage cabinets for filing have been around since the 19th century, with the William IV Campaign cabinet probably the most notable antique of that period. Cabinets have been known as great office or home study furniture for holding a range of paperwork for easy organisation. Taking too long to find that paperwork? Worry not, because we have you covered here at Vinterior. Whether you're organising a home study or an entire department at your workplace, keeping your paperwork secure, safe and easy to find doesn’t have to be dull or ugly. With the right kinds of filing cabinets, you will certainly fulfil your needs for paperwork organisation and styling up your office.

Why choose vintage filing cabinets?

Whether you are looking to fit filing cabinets into your office, home study or even your living room as a quirky twist on a coffee table or side table, there is much to be said for the heritage charm of an old school filing cabinet.

Vintage filing cabinets could probably have two to four or more drawers, depending on the size of the office or the needs of the user. And they can come in a range of different materials. Browse our listings and you will see both wooden and metal cabinets. From large oak haberdashery-style chests to warehouse steel cabinets salvaged from an early 20th century factory, you will find a great number of different finishes and looks. If you would like to opt for something a bit different and a little more intricate, why not look for a double tambour front filing cabinet with roller shutters.

The colour of the vintage filing cabinet is also a feature to consider. It is important to choose a colour that works with your colour scheme – either as a complementary tone or to contrast with an otherwise neutral décor. In addition to the many varieties of wood on show – from oak to maple to The most common colours for vintage filing cabinets range from oak to maple to teak, our metal filing cabinets also come in a healthy mix of colours. Silver and black are, of course, fairly typical colours for these units but it is also worth considering white or even a military green, depending on your décor.

Vintage is all about style and class. You should also look to spice up the style in your office by going for differently styled vintage filing cabinets. With the different drawer configurations available in the market, you may decide to go for a cabinet with lateral of vertical drawers, depending on the size and layout of your office. You should also consider the handles of the cabinet, a seemingly small detail but one that can make a very real difference to the ambience in your place of work. Curved steel handles are the most common among vintage filing cabinets but you will also find brass or wooden handles featured on our listings too.

Incorporating vintage filing cabinets at home

The basic purpose of obtaining a cabinet is for the safekeeping of documents or possessions, of cours. However, vintage filing cabinets come with much more than just holding large amounts of paperwork for you. They are relatively economical on office space since they were crafted to occupy minimal floor space.

Vintage filing cabinets at Vinterior

Enthusiastic about vintage pieces, including filing cabinets? Get to our site, explore our wide range of vintage filing cabinets and enjoy our collection, which will surely meet your taste and style.

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