traditional old world inspired bedroom for a residence located in San Rafael, CA. Photographer Mark Darley
has great ideas on old world decor
Style Secret: Worldly AccentsOld world interiors suggest an urbane, well-traveled sensibility
of the old masters. New world nuance: It goes without saying that antique and vintage pieces are a must, but there's room to sprinkle in new finds that adhere loosely to the look. After all, your goal isn't to create a time warp — it's to evoke a connection to the past.More 'So Your Style Is': Traditional
in an old world house. New world nuance: Although natural woods predominate, painted and glazed finishes can look appropriate too. However, they need to convey the impression of age. A piece with a flawless coat of color will stand out like a rookie in a sea of veterans.