Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The Do’s and Don'ts of Decorating with Mirrors

Mirrors have a variety of uses in the home, such as reflecting light, opening up space and generally enhancing the decor. However, there are a few guidelines that you should follow when hanging mirrors around your house.

DO use large mirrors in tiny rooms.

A large mirror in a small room creates the illusion of depth, so don’t be scared to go big. We recommend placing a big mirror on the wall above a dining room table to reflect the chandelier, or installing a mirror across from a beloved piece of artwork. And, if you’re really feeling adventurous, you can try something even larger. People have a misconception about wall-to-wall mirrors, thinking they’re dated. We suggest distressing them or installing sconces to give them a more modern tone.

DON’T place mirrors willy-nilly around your home.

It might be tempting to hang up a mirror to cover empty wall space, but make sure it’s reflecting something that’s worth looking at. The worst thing a decorator can do is hang mirrors so they’re reflecting random things in your home. For example, you’d never want to place a mirror in a spot where it could reflect a pile of clutter, or even an unattractive piece of furniture. You want a mirror to reflect a nice view or bounce light.

DO make mirrors a focal point.

The large upright mirrors ideal in dressing rooms and corners. And, as an added bonus, you can put a spotlight behind one — it shines and creates a corner glow.

One bold piece can set the entire tone for the room.
DON’T use mirrors on ceilings.

This might seem obvious, but it needs to be said. A mirror on a ceiling is very tacky. This is something you'd see in a cheap motel, or in some retro movie from the 1970s.

DO use mirrors in narrow hallways and staircases.

A smaller, horizontal mirror works in a narrow hallway or staircase. This will act to widen the space, which creates a better flow from room to room.

DO use mirrored furniture to your advantage.

There are several innovative ways to use mirrored furniture (such as a mirrored chest of drawers or mirrored coffee table) to enhance your home. Mirrors trick the eye into thinking the mirror doesn’t exist. If you have a big piece of furniture in the middle of the room, you can make it appear as if it’s disappearing by installing a mirrors on it.

For expert assistace in mirror-related items, contact Antique Mirror NYC today! We offer in-home consultations to find out the best locations to place mirrors. 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Decorate your Restaurant with the mirror

Mirror is always a good idea for any interior. And the restaurant or cafe interior is not an exception. We, at Antique mirrors NYC are ready to help you!
You can place the mirror in different ways and in different places, even on the ceiling! You can use big mirrors and small tiles, round pieces or rectangular, regular mirror or antique.
When decorating restaurants, you want to create a conducive environment for dining. You want the ambiance to be welcoming, comfortable, and inviting. Aside from installing light fixtures, wall art, and other decorative items, you should also use mirrors. As diners come in to the restaurant, you want them to see an expansive space where they won’t feel closed-in with other customers while eating.
Antique Mirror Ceiling
If you’re styling a small restaurant, don’t be afraid to use large mirrors to create the illusion of space. Have a floor-to-ceiling mirror on a far wall to make the restaurant look larger visually. When customers come in, the mirror will get their attention and see the whole length of the restaurant, giving them the idea that the place is spacious. A mirrored wall reflects a great area of your establishment, doubling its size.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Antique Glass

This is a truly unique product that can make a huge difference in a home. Antique Mirror NYC offers a diverse range of Antique Mirrors that will brighten up any bathroom, living room & commercial space.
Distressed mirror is silvered glass than has been  manipulated by use of a chemical reaction to produce abstract mirror designs on glass. Distressed mirror/ Fauxed mirror/ Antique mirror are the most common names to describe this technique.
Antique Mirror Panels

Distressed mirror can be used on glass dining tables, coffee tables, feature mirror walls, backsplashes, bathroom wall and floor tiles and outdoor mirrors. A variety of edge work is available and includes flat polished edges, bevelled edges and pencil polish edges  as per sample.
It will be a great addition to your living room as a glass panel or glass tile, it will have a great look in your kitchen as a backsplash or countertop.
Wide variety of finishes gives you the opportunity to refresh your interior and make it unique.

Contact our managers and get the free estimate along with other information.