Vintage Leather Luggage
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Clubhouse Interiors’ offer a fine range of vintage accessories to use as decorative features in the home or interior design project. The idea of restoring and reclaiming items of furniture has been a trend in British homes for the past decade, with many attempting the successful up-cycling or repainting of damaged or dark wooden items with various muted swatches of matte, gloss and chalk paint for a fresh take on well-made, robust furniture.
The re-purposing of charming, vintage leather luggage has also become a popular idea, with endless possibilities to use singular or multiple suitcases as part of display or storage items in the home.
There is a real fascination with vintage leather luggage, its appeal striking a chord with many, with design-conscious enthusiasts finding fabulous ways to use the imperfect, rugged and rich colours of vintage suitcases to accent their living space.
Repurposing items can be a fantastic, unique way to personalise your home or interior design space, and the use of aged items for a totally different function than for what they were intended can add an exciting twist and element of charismatic fun. On a larger scale, stacks of vintage leather luggage can be used as a display area, while enticing an air of mystery as to what may be inside.
The use of vintage leather luggage may also work very well in sets of shelves, in the same way one might use storage boxes or stationary files, keeping hidden from view any knick-knacks, unsightly DVDs or even paperwork – the possibilities are endless.
While our stunning range of vintage, genuine leather and early modernist suitcases are stunning, stand along items in their own right, they can be used as a successful feature in any part of the home or design space. Our vintage leather suitcases range in age and style, from the 1930s to 1960s, with a few even older, and the full assortment are available to source on our website and to view in the Clubhouse Interiors’ showroom in West Sussex.
There is a certain tactile appeal with vintage leather items, the soft and often sumptuous leather textures seem to want to be touched, and the rich colourways of blacks, dove-tone greys, tans, navy, bright blues and reds each add a colour ‘pop’ in a bold room. Their versatility can suit any room – from bedrooms to kitchens, home offices or sitting rooms. Stacks of vintage leather suitcases can be used for displays in shop windows, props in theatre and TV productions -even vintage style weddings. The addition of these charming, functional objects can be featured within interior design themes and styles ranging from feminine ‘shabby chic’ to a ‘vintage industrial’ mixture of older, distressed textures of wood, leather and metal.
The total re-purposing of vintage leather suitcases can be a wonderful design project of their own, with just a little time, imagination and inspiration. There are a number of fantastic, ingenious ideas for the re-purposing of vintage leather suitcases across the web and in DIY books, seeing the successful use of these cases reformatted as bathroom cabinets, shelving, coffee tables, chair bases – even the base for a dog’s bed!
The re-purposing of aged, vintage items such as leather suitcases can be a satisfying talking point in your home or interior design space, and Clubhouse Interiors welcomes you to browse their site and their showroom for their full, inspiring range of historical items to celebrate the designs of the past.