Milo Baughman

Mr. Baughman, can we be on a first name basis? Right now, we are sourcing quite a few vintage pieces for a client and every time I scroll by one of Milo's designs I ooh and ahh and wish I could fill up my home with brass and upholstery! His style is so effortless and sleek and expensive! It hurts. These pieces are in mint condition, as the price so clearly states, and reupholstery is not necessary! (Yes, the chevron sofa is AWESOME.) But, there are many more affordable Milo pieces out there due to some wear and tear that a little love wouldn't fix in no time! 

Clockwise: Awesome Chevron Loveseat | Chairish, Brass Etagere | Chairish, Large Swivel | 1stdibs, Floral Upholstered Bench | Etsy,  Brass + Glass Cocktail Table | 1stdibs, Tufted Lounge Chair | 1stdibs 

before + after: steph + trent's living room

We were thrilled when our good friends turned clients called upon Rehabitat to help with their living room. Great style is not uncommon in their Indy household that is filled with Mid-Century antique finds, inherited Native American art, and family handcrafted carpentry. BONUS points for one cute-@$$ bulldog named Louie! (You can see more photos here and their equally fun dining room here.)

on the hunt @ brooklyn flea market and new york gift fair

Emily loves to shop, and I love NY, so we can't stop ourselves from spending a sunny afternoon pointing, poking, and trawling through, not only the flea market, but also the new york home tradeshow.  Called "antiquing" 30 years ago, we found some great vintage trends at Brooklyn Flea that would add style, pop and personality to any room.   

Curiously, at the trade show, we noticed "new" vintage inspired designs that could have been straight out of the flea markets and vintage shops.   Vintage is hot, as it should be, and we're thankful that good designs of the past never go out of fashion.  One man's trash is another man's treasure, and yet another's new purchase, as you can see.

layering classic & trendy: living room

Emily's living room: a lovely layering of a classic persian area rug, classic mid-century style sofa, trendy vintage tables, 70's chair, and a pop of fad in the pillows.

One of us may or may not be old enough to remember when dressing was simple: skirt and sweater and voila! you were dressed. Layering is the trend now, much to our liking. Instead of a dissertation on layering of accessories (although quite worthwhile I should say) we've been thinking about how truly interesting rooms are layered - with classic loves, trendy finds, and even fad impulses. 

Classic endures the passing of time. Trends are fads that may (or may not) be becoming classics, but are current fashion. Only time will tell. We're pretty sure though, that wall collections like these  have certainly become a classic.