Unveiling vintage charm: A guide to finding timeless treasures

Welcome to the enchanting world of antique treasures, where every piece tells a story of timeless elegance and enduring beauty. Join us on a journey guided by our antiquarian, Katie Lowson from Collection Apart, a true connoisseur of all things antique. Together, let’s uncover the secrets to infusing your home with vintage charm.

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Originating from England, Katie’s showroom in Södermalm, Stockholm, serves as a haven for collectors, designers, and enthusiasts seeking to infuse their spaces with character and history. Drawing from her extensive experience in the fashion industry, Katie’s transition to the realm of antique and decorative arts was a natural evolution fueled by her passion for craftsmanship and artistic expression.

At the heart of Katie’s work lies a dedication to curating pieces that blend organic, tactile, and sculptural elements, creating a harmonious fusion of past and present. With a discerning eye for quality and a penchant for storytelling, each item in her collection is meticulously sourced and given new life in contemporary settings.

Exploring 3 antique search words

As you venture into the world of antique hunting, it’s essential to have the right search words at your disposal. We unveil the secret language of antique enthusiasts, guiding you to discover hidden gems that speak to your soul. But what exactly are the key search words that unlock the door to these hidden gems? We unveil the secret language of antique enthusiasts.

1. Embracing vintage lighting

Vintage lighting infuses rooms with bespoke flair and understated elegance. Discover the unique curvatures, high-quality materials, and warm glows that these fixtures offer, transforming your space into a haven of comfort and sophistication.

Key words to find these gems: Modernist, Italian 1970s, Deco French, Chrome, Sculptural Ceramic.

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2. Rediscovering primitive charm

Primitive pieces exude simplicity and authenticity, crafted by hand from natural materials. Explore the rustic charm and timeless appeal of primitive furniture, adding warmth and nostalgia to your home decor.

Key words you can use: Brutalism, Rustic, Wabi Sabi, Rokoko, French Tabouret, Hand crafted.

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3. Captivating still life oil paintings

Still life oil paintings capture the beauty of organic subjects in exquisite detail, each one a masterpiece in its own right. Dive into the world of still life art and learn how to incorporate these timeless pieces into your interior design, adding sophistication and intrigue to your space.

Still life key words you can use: Scandinavian Midcentury Art, Abstract Art, Midcentury Art, British Post Modernist Art, Still life fruit, Still Life Flowers, Still Life Composition

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Katie – thank you so much for sharing your knowledge with all of us!

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Discover the allure of antique treasures with Katie Lowson as your guide. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or new to the world of vintage charm, embark on a journey filled with stories, history, and unparalleled beauty. Book your session today.

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