For 25 years, Payne Street has supplied fine home furnishings and decorative accessories from around the globe to the design trade. Based in High Point, North Carolina—a capital of the furniture market—the company's original designs, antiques, and limited-edition pieces (including an industrial-inspired collection) embrace a classic, timeless aesthetic.
If you’re an avid antiquer or flea market junkie then you owe it to yourself to peruse this eclectic collection of designs. Inspired by the best antique markets in the world, our buyers selected their favorite vintage finds for those who love to scour for treasures but haven't got the time. Whimsical suzani carpets and case goods from the Far East are just a few of the covetable pieces on offer here.
Give your home an exotic air with these furnishings and accessories inspired by locales throughout Asia. Tenango’s antique cabinets, trunks, and tables have beautifully weathered finishes. Designer Richard Mishaan’s samurai costume photographs for Soicher Marin are full of color and personality. And, for the D.I.Y.-ers: Re-cover that chair with Robert Allen’s Ming-inspired fabric.
Traditional and modern design elements needn’t be adversaries; they can, in fact, be blended effortlessly. Start with an investment piece, like Payne Street’s antique Chinese buffet, with classic, clean lines. Then add accessories that exude modern flair, but don’t overwhelm; a single abstract art print (we love Jamie Drake’s <i>Pop Color</i>) or grouping of three sleek, sculptural vases will do the trick. The key is to create a mix that feels organic rather than jarring.
This assortment mixes traditional furnishings with antiques and objects from around the world. Get an elegantly eclectic look by pairing the unexpected: Offset a reeded front chest, or a pretty white table, with tribal panels for Indonesia, blue-and-white jars, or a pair of obelisks with a crackled, white finish.