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Chic, Salvaged Mid-Century Modern Furniture by Revitalized Artistry

I love to find broken down, beaten up pieces of furniture and revitalize them to their once beauty and much more.

Story by Kimberley Mok - Source: http://www.treehugger.com

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There’s probably one in every attic, dumpster or neighborhood curb: an old, forgotten and beat-up retro piece of furniture that is a shadow of its former self. So it takes a bit of skill and flair to transform these sorry specimens into something fresh, which is exactly what Athens, Georgia-based marketing student Christopher White does in his spare time.

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We took notice over at Design Milk; Revitalized Artistry is White’s moniker for his refinishing business, transforming derelict “junk” into chic, signature pieces. He explains that

I love to find broken down, beaten up pieces of furniture and revitalize them to their once beauty and much more.

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Looking at the “before” and “after” states, it’s hard to believe that this is the same piece of furniture, but it’s a testament to White’s careful craftsmanship in restoring these pieces.

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Using a simple but complimentary colour palette of soft hues and contrasts, and keeping the original handles, White updates these mid-century modern finds into something more contemporary — but exuding quite a bit more character.

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My definite favorite is this set of mid-century modern Danish dressers — love the geometric and color pairing.

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Photo ©Revitalized Artistry

Photo ©Revitalized Artistry

Photo ©Revitalized Artistry

 

One Response to “Chic, Salvaged Mid-Century Modern Furniture by Revitalized Artistry”

  1. Melanie Ezekiel says:

    Looking for a mcm headboard, king size.
    Thanks
    Melanie