Architectural salvage shops are increasingly popular destinations for designers, collectors, and remodelers, and for the home decorator looking for unique furnishings, there’s no better place to start a search.
In part, salvage stores hold such wide appeal because the items there carry the forgotten tales of the past, and invite collectors to imagine creative reuse ideas. Additionally, reclaimed objects and materials are greener and often more durable, which appeals to buyers’ practical sides.
Apartment Therapy has a lovely little article on this repurposed interior. Here is a little taste.
These Nordic Chic shots, with raw, repurposed wood and timbers, smooth white plastered walls and creamy, neutral cups, bowls and plates – DON’T FORGET THE FUR! – speak to some deep bone in my body. I can feel the roaring fire that makes these cool interiors warm and the smell of a hot cooked meal wafting in from the other room.
It all started with some deck repairs a few weeks ago. I had some some leftover wood and a few salvaged boards, and I thought maybe I could make something with it. As I started building, I thought about how cool it would be to make a little stop motion video of the pieces coming together. After condensing many days of work into 40 action-packed seconds, I present, for your infotainment, The Sofa Movie.