Old House Journal

unique Comfortable + PERIOD-INSPIRED

on receiving an earlier edition of ’s sourcebook. Indeed, the restoration market is also the high-quality market—encompassing traditional materials that promise function and beauty; artisan-made goods; and designs that stand the test of time. Every design era is represented, the cream having risen to the top. As a continuum, these offerings make it clear that design of the past can inform any decorating approach. A true period room is possible, with historical treatments joining antiques and reproductions. But so is an eclectic

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da Old House Journal

Old House Journal1 min letti
Gee-Whiz Upgrades
Just introduced, the Haiku UV-C ceiling fan uses upward-directed ultraviolet light to eliminate up to 99.9 percent of airborne pathogens, even as it helps cool the house. In 10 finish options, indoor or outdoor, and sizes from 52" to 84" dia. $1,744
Old House Journal3 min letti
USING ANTIQUE & VINTAGE PARTS
TAKING THE PLACE of local classified ads: Facebook Marketplace, where you can find a revolving inventory of everything from free cast-offs to the occasional treasure—locally. Pick it up and save on freight cost. You might find a bargain, like an anti
Old House Journal1 min letti
Side Notes
Surely OHJ readers are the natural audience for this book, which shares our preservation approach. It posits that saving such character-defining features as windows and rooflines, mouldings and woodwork should be a given, even as we renovate for ener