Make Vintage Modern

Designer Blair Gordon tells us how he gave a vintage Key West cottage some modern style.

Mix It Up
Photographer: Annie Schlechter

Mix It Up

"Things that are worn and a little faded have a story to tell, so they make rooms more interesting," says designer Blair Gordon. The way to make these pieces really shine is to mix in a few modern elements, which is exactly the approach he took when helping a young couple renovate their 19th-century cottage in Key West's Old Town neighborhood. Here are his six tips for preserving vintage character while adding modern style.

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