There are a lot of reasons to use materials which have had a previous life. They include puritan thriftiness, the desire to preserve the past, of course-green practices, but my favorite reason is their inherent beauty. There is a patina, a softness that only time produces. Occasionally we find wood materials or details which can be bought for a fraction of their newer counterparts, but generally there is a premium for antique products. The premium is due to the […]
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