How To Modernize Inherited Furniture

How to modernize inherited furniture San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles

We were thrilled when Lonny Magazine asked us to share our top tips for how to modernize inherited furniture.

There is nothing we like more than re-envisioning a well-made, sentimental (if dated) piece as a covetable one-of-a-kind treasure.


Here’s a sneak peek of 3 of our 15 tips…

How to modernize traditional dining chairs

Tip: Go Graphic

Reupholster an inherited chair with a modern graphic pattern that will turn heads.

How to modernized dated sofa

Tip: Leg Lift

Switch out the base legs of an upholstered piece for a completely new look.

Leather wrapped table top

Tip: Fresh Surface

Lay down leather or skins (faux is fine too!) to make a worn tabletop totally fresh.


Do you have inherited furniture you want to modernize or restore?