Blending revived antique furniture pieces in modern contexts is nothing new to the world of interior design. However, said combinations aren’t always carried out at in the greatest form, with clashes or bad contextualization often occurring. In this article, we explore 5 gorgeous antique influenced modern console tables found in contemporary decor settings.
The Soho Console by Boca do Lobo takes influence from the Portuguese design house’s debut pieces under the same name. Following their mission of taking traditional furniture influences and crafting techniques far into the future, Boca do Lobo mix modern and classic in terms of lines and materials, achieving masterpieces like the one above.
This French inspired Console table brings together some gorgeous design elements, from the hand-carved baroque and classic details, to the wood treatment and colour. A stunner in a clean white interior.
Similar features on the console above, where voluptuous French lines are balanced out with a clean white coat. These fit perfectly with carefully selected complimentary pieces, and an equally clean and cared-for surrounding.
In a slightly alternative tone, the console table above has a different take on the fresh paint coating, keeping a shabby-chic look, which despite it’s connotation, still works wonders on many modern decor settings.
Incredibly well worked, and remarkably well restored, the above console table sees a stunning combination with the floral back-drop, and timeless accessories.
More often than not, it comes down to the surrounding than actual piece. Bearing in mind that antique influenced modern console tables often need space to breathe, yet a strong contextual base – such as accessories and complimenting furniture pieces.