Category : Vintage

09.02.19

Good Design is Always Good: A Conversation with Lisa Hilderbrand

For Guest Curator Lisa Hilderbrand, growing up in a creative environment was just the beginning of a life spent in pursuit of design meant to enhance the enjoyment of life. We had the pleasure of speaking with Lisa about her early influences in Da ...

03.09.19

Antiques: The Original Recyclable

While reading an article online in The Atlantic this morning (not typical of me but let’s roll with it) the headline about how China is no longer taking the United States recycled material caught my attention and hit home hard.  As some of you may ...

02.26.19

“Sustainable, Upcycle, Perfect”: TLV Collaborates with A Perfect Provenance

In honor of an upcoming collaboration between The Perfect Provenance and The Local Vault, we met up with Lisa Lori, owner of The Perfect Provenance, toured the shop, and discussed why upcycling will be a major trend in 2019. Originally from Califo ...

01.20.17

The Orient Express

      While the use of Oriental rugs is by no means a new design trend, lately these ageless beauties have been showing up in some unexpected places These jewel toned lovelies should not be confined to only formal spaces when used in a k ...

05.23.16

Brands we Love: Design Within Reach

There are certain furniture and decor brands we trust as authorities on all things cool. Brands that, no matter what, are on the cutting edge of style and design, and serve as benchmarks for the rest of us to aspire to. One such brand we’ve had a ...

03.09.16

The Look for Less: Vintage Barcelona Chairs

Even if you don't fancy yourself a home decorating expert, there are certain famous furniture designs that almost anyone can recognize: Phillipe Stark's Kartell ghost chair, the Saarinen Tulip table, Wegner's wishbone series, and Ludwig mies va ...

12.16.15

Shop Spotlight: Circa Antiques Westport

Earlier this week, we featured one of our favorite local shops, Rinfret Home & Garden, a gorgeous store owned by designer Cindry Rinfret, that we are lucky enough to count as a partner and supplier on The Local Vault. Today, we're highlighting ...

11.03.15

Tips for Buying High-End Consignment Furniture Online

Finding high-end consignment furniture used to mean scouring antiques markets or waiting for a gem to appear at a local resale shop, but not anymore. Like so many things, the internet has made it easier than ever to find and purchase the perfect cons ...

08.05.15

Let There Be Light

You know when something seems too good to be true....there is usually a good reason for it.  Great house on the market....backs up to a pre-school playground, gorgeous guy smiling at you...gay, married or your teenaged sons mature looking friend, lo ...

03.16.15

ReBranding At Its Finest

    Drum roll please...introducing the Barmoire!   PSA - From living rooms all over America...what to do with what for most of us was our first serious furniture purchase, the TV/Media Cabinet? Be it from Ikea, PB, RH or Milling Roa ...

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